Changing Places: Near Place - Skipton

Where is Skipton Located?
North Yorkshire, England. • Lies on the River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal to the south of the Yorkshire Dales.
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Population of skipton?
14,623
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What did the New York Times vote skipton?
The happiest place in the UK.
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What occured in the Mid 20th century?
Shift in economy from manufactoring to Tourism.
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Percentage of Males
47.9%
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Percentage of Females.
52.1%
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Percentage of residents aged between 16 and 44 years old?
34.4%
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Percentage of residents aged residents between 45 and 84 years old.
45%
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Percentage of White British residents?
93.7%
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Percentage of Black, Minority or Ethnic groups?
6.3%
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What is a key part of skiptons culture?
Skipton Castle built in 1085. Shows the history of the area and is now the main tourist attraction.
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Percentage aged 16-74 that are either managers, directors or senior officials?
48.6%
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Percentage aged 16-74 that are in elementary sector (Manufacturing)?
20.5%
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What does the high percentage of professionals suggest?
The decline in manufacturing and the rise in the service sector.
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Percentage of residents in employment?
73.1%
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Percentage of residents unemployed and why?
26.9% (High proprtion of elderly whom are retired)
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Percentage of residents in "very good" or "good" health?
81%
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Percentage of residents in "very bad" or "bad health"
4.8%
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How many crimes reported in January 2017?
134
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Percentage of residents with level 4 qualification and what does it reflect?
28.1% (Wealthier area due to high proprotion of people having disposeable income)
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