Cary Demographics (South Somerset, England)

Cary is a ward in South Somerset of South West, England and includes areas of Clanville, Hadspen, Honeywick, Welham, Ansford, Alford, Lovington, Compton Pauncefoot, Little Weston, South Barrow, Wales, Galhampton, North Cadbury, Sparkford, Sutton Montis, Queen Camel, Blackford, Weston Bampfylde, Woolston, North Barrow, West Camel, South Cadbury and Camel Hill.

In the 2011 census the population of Cary was 5,502 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Cary is 46, while the median age is higher at 48.

91.2% of people living in Cary were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Wales, 1.3% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% India, 0.2% South America, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

99.0% of people living in Cary speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% French, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Cary is 70.0% Christian, 21.6% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 409 people did not state a religion. 5 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.5% of people are married, 9.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 301 widowed people living in Cary.

The top occupations listed by people in Cary are Professional 16.9%, Skilled trades 15.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.9%, Elementary 11.3%, Associate professional and technical 9.5%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.8%, Elementary administration and service 8.2%, Corporate managers and directors 7.7%.

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