Cowley Marsh Demographics (Oxford, England)

Cowley Marsh is a ward in Oxford of South East, England and includes areas of Cowley, Oxford Business Park South and Oxford Business Park North.

In the 2011 census the population of Cowley Marsh was 6,977 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Cowley Marsh is 32, while the median age is lower at 28.

63.3% of people living in Cowley Marsh were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.0% Pakistan, 2.1% India, 1.7% Scotland, 1.4% South America, 1.2% Wales, 1.1% Ireland, 1.0% North Africa, 1.0% Bangladesh, 0.8% Nigeria.

77.1% of people living in Cowley Marsh speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Polish, 1.9% Portuguese, 1.8% Urdu, 1.7% Panjabi, 1.3% Arabic, 1.0% Bengali, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Spanish, 0.8% German.

The religious make up of Cowley Marsh is 40.8% Christian, 29.9% No religion, 16.0% Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

597 people did not state a religion. 46 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

27.3% of people are married, 12.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 46.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.5% are separated or divorced. There are 254 widowed people living in Cowley Marsh.

The top occupations listed by people in Cowley Marsh are Professional 29.5%, Elementary 14.1%, Elementary administration and service 13.1%, Associate professional and technical 12.3%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 8.7%, Administrative and secretarial 8.7%, Teaching and educational professionals 8.0%, Teaching and Educational Professionals 8.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 7.9%, Sales and customer service 7.8%.

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