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Theme 1: Sex, Age and Marital Status

Population aged 0-19 by sex and year of age, persons aged 20+ by sex and age group
Age Male Female Total
0 17 24 41
1 31 19 50
2 33 23 56
3 18 22 40
4 28 19 47
5 25 23 48
6 22 23 45
7 28 14 42
8 27 19 46
9 26 17 43
10 28 25 53
11 19 17 36
12 25 19 44
13 20 23 43
14 20 14 34
15 15 17 32
16 12 19 31
17 17 15 32
18 16 20 36
19 9 11 20
20-24 44 47 91
25-29 39 71 110
30-34 85 92 177
35-39 113 112 225
40-44 89 113 202
45-49 84 76 160
50-54 50 50 100
55-59 46 42 88
60-64 47 43 90
65-69 33 30 63
70-74 17 32 49
75-79 23 26 49
80-84 5 12 17
85+ 5 3 8
Total 1,116 1,132 2,248
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 639 584
Married 429 438
Separated 26 29
Divorced 8 26
Widowed 14 55
Total 1,116 1,132
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 1,952 2,063
UK 125 44
Poland 4 5
Lithuania 14 13
Other EU 27 31 32
Rest of World 111 60
Not stated 0 20
Total 2,237 2,237
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 1,994
White Irish Traveller 7
Other White 119
Black or Black Irish 62
Asian or Asian Irish 14
Other 21
Not stated 20
Total 2,237
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 2,102
Elsewhere in County 63
Elsewhere in Ireland 25
Outside Ireland 7
Total 2,197
Population by religion
Catholic 1,995
Other stated religion 139
No religion 89
Not stated 25
Total 2,248
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 2
French 37
Lithuanian 13
Other 115
Total 167
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 97
Well 36
Not well 29
Not at all 1
Not stated 4
Total 167
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 888
No 1,181
Not stated 32
Total 2,101
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 323
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 19
Outside education system, Daily 16
Outside education system, Weekly 62
Outside education system, Less often 284
Outside education system, Never 181
Outside education system, Not stated 3
Total 888
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 6 1 5
Weekly 2 2 0
Less often 4 3 1
Never 7 4 3
Total 19 10 9
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Theme 4: Families

Families, family members and children in families, by size of family
Size of family Number of families Number of persons in families Number of children in families
2 persons 205 410 68
3 persons 143 429 181
4 persons 154 616 321
5 persons 85 425 259
6 or more persons 29 189 132
Total 616 2,069 961
Family units with children by size and age of children
All children under 15 All children 15 or over Children both under and over 15 Total
No children 0 0 0 137
1 child 92 81 0 173
2 children 112 40 27 179
3 children 53 12 29 94
4 children 11 1 10 22
5 or more children 2 0 9 11
Family units with children by type of family and age of children
Couples with children Lone mothers with children Lone fathers with children
Number of families
All children aged under fifteen 208 61 1
All children aged over fifteen 80 43 11
Other 67 8 0
Total number of family units 355 112 12
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 425 104 1
All children aged over fifteen 129 58 14
Other 203 27 0
Total number of family units 757 189 15
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 176 705
5-9 years 96 383
10-14 years 73 292
15-19 years 56 196
20+ years 78 219
Total 479 1,795
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 45 90
Empty nest 45 90
Retired 47 94
Pre-school 86 273
Early school 87 330
Pre-Adolescent 97 405
Adolescent 94 408
Adult 115 379
Total 616 2,069
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 156
1 108
2 190
3 144
4 or more 136
Total 734
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 126 126
Husband and wife 106 212
Cohabiting couple 27 54
Husband, wife and children 307 1,267
Cohabiting couple and children 31 130
Father and children 10 23
Mother and children 101 276
Couple and others 3 9
Couple, children and others 15 83
Father, children and others 1 3
Mother, children and others 1 3
Two or more family units 7 34
Non-family households and relations 8 17
Two or more non-related persons 5 10
Total 748 2,247
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 126 126
2 persons 202 404
3 persons 139 417
4 persons 158 632
5 persons 90 450
6 persons 22 132
7 persons 4 28
8 or more persons 7 58
Total 748 2,247
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 721 2,192
Flat/Apartment 19 42
Bed-sit 1 1
Caravan/Mobile Home 0 0
Not stated 7 12
Total 748 2,247
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 13 31
1919 to 1945 8 16
1946 to 1960 19 31
1961 to 1970 40 95
1971 to 1980 77 205
1981 to 1990 48 139
1991 to 2000 249 807
2001 to 2005 210 711
2006 or later 65 167
Not stated 19 45
Total 748 2,247
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 365 1,270
Owner occupied no mortgage 195 428
Rented from Private Landlord 82 238
Rented from Local Authority 92 289
Rented from Voluntary Body 1 1
Occupied free of rent 7 14
Not stated 6 7
Total 748 2,247
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 10 13
2 rooms 21 40
3 rooms 36 99
4 rooms 50 135
5 rooms 191 514
6 rooms 161 494
7 rooms 134 473
8 or more rooms 115 419
Not stated 30 60
Total 748 2,247
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 1
Oil 238
Natural Gas 445
Electricity 4
Coal (including anthracite) 17
Peat (including turf) 35
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 1
Wood (including wood pellets) 1
Other 1
Not stated 5
Total 748
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 711
Group scheme with local authority source 19
Group scheme with private source 0
Other private source 4
None 0
Not stated 14
Total 748
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 676
Individual septic tank 43
Other individual treatment 13
Other 0
No sewerage facility 0
Not stated 16
Total 748
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 748
Unoccupied 62
Total 810
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 0
Number of persons 0
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Theme 8: Principal Status

Population aged 15 years and over by principal economic status and sex
Principal Economic Status Male Female Total
At work 428 364 792
Looking for first regular job 7 7 14
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 120 62 182
Student 76 91 167
Looking after home/family 6 184 190
Retired 77 79 156
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 35 41 76
Other 0 3 3
Total 749 831 1,580
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Theme 9: Social Class and Socio-Economic Group

Population by sex and social class
Social Class Male Female Total
Professional workers 70 56 126
Managerial and technical 349 361 710
Non-manual 144 239 383
Skilled manual 276 168 444
Semi-skilled 86 85 171
Unskilled 49 39 88
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 142 184 326
Total 1,116 1,132 2,248
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 123 408
B Higher professional 38 126
C Lower professional 83 268
D Non-manual 134 397
E Manual skilled 92 282
F Semi-skilled 51 146
G Unskilled 28 87
H Own account workers 60 198
I Farmers 3 10
J Agricultural workers 5 14
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 131 311
Total 748 2,247
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 70 66 136
15 45 42 87
16 71 61 132
17 79 95 174
18 81 105 186
19 21 30 51
20 22 26 48
21 and over 129 139 268
Not stated 120 137 257
Total 638 701 1,339
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 76 91 167
Other 35 39 74
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 13 50 63
Arts 12 11 23
Humanities 10 12 22
Social sciences, Business and Law 45 119 164
Science, Mathematics and Computing 37 31 68
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 140 11 151
Agriculture and Veterinary 12 3 15
Health and Welfare 12 59 71
Services 17 49 66
Other subjects 0 1 1
Not Stated (including unknown) 340 355 695
Total 638 701 1,339
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 7 6 13
Primary Education 91 89 180
Lower Secondary 130 124 254
Upper Secondary 118 164 282
Technical or Vocational qualification 47 82 129
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 75 35 110
Higher Certificate 26 39 65
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 44 48 92
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 48 56 104
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 35 36 71
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 4 9 13
Not stated 13 13 26
Total 638 701 1,339
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 309
Bicycle 3
Bus, minibus or coach 92
Train, DART or LUAS 16
Motorcycle or scooter 5
Car driver 603
Car passenger 236
Van 65
Other 34
Not stated 23
Total 1,386
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 76
06:30-07:00 121
07:01-07:30 128
07:31-08:00 177
08:01-08:30 256
08:31-09:00 333
09:01-09:30 184
After 09:30 65
Not stated 22
Total 1,362
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 472
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 334
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 211
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 102
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 149
1 1/2 hours and over 33
Not stated 61
Total 1,362
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 47
15-24 15
25-44 60
45-64 88
65+ 59
Total 269
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 11 32
15-28 4 7
29-42 7 8
43+ 5 13
Not stated 1 5
Total 28 65
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 732 698 1,430
Good 284 309 593
Fair 78 87 165
Bad 11 16 27
Very bad 2 2 4
Not stated 9 20 29
Total 1,116 1,132 2,248
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Theme 13: Occupation

Persons at work or unemployed by occupation and sex
Occupation Males Females Total
Managers, Directors and Senior Officials 55 18 73
Professional Occupations 65 74 139
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 85 58 143
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 17 93 110
Skilled Trades Occupations 141 11 152
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 7 71 78
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 20 37 57
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 76 8 84
Elementary Occupations 44 28 72
Not stated 38 28 66
Total 548 426 974
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 9 4
Building and construction 44 7
Manufacturing industries 84 34
Commerce and trade 121 86
Transport and communications 57 27
Public administration 32 17
Professional services 39 142
Other 42 47
Total 428 364
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 79
One motor car 260
Two motor cars 354
Three motor cars 45
Four or more motor cars 10
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 578
No 161
Not stated 9
Total 748
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 545
Other 37
No 148
Not stated 18
Total 748
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