Hassocks Demographics (Mid Sussex, England)

Hassocks is a ward in Mid Sussex of South East, England and includes areas of S M Tidy Industrial Estate, Ditchling, Westmeston, Turner Dumbrell Workshops, Ditchling Common Industrial Estate, Streat, Ditchling Industrial Estate, Keymer, Jammeson Farm Business Park, Jammeson Farm, High Cross, Albourne, West Town, Sayers Common, Hurst Wickham, Hurstpierpoint, Clayton, Goddards Green and Newtimber.

In the 2011 census the population of Hassocks was 7,667 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Hassocks is 45, while the median age is higher at 46.

90.3% of people living in Hassocks were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% United States, 0.4% Australia, 0.4% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South America.

98.3% of people living in Hassocks speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Danish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious make up of Hassocks is 59.6% Christian, 29.4% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist. 664 people did not state a religion. 23 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.0% of people are married, 9.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.3% are separated or divorced. There are 345 widowed people living in Hassocks.

The top occupations listed by people in Hassocks are Professional 23.4%, Associate professional and technical 15.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.4%, Skilled trades 9.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.1%, Administrative 8.8%, Corporate managers and directors 8.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.3%, Business, media and public service professionals 7.1%.

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