Stoke-on-Trent is a city that is located in England. It is a part of the Staffordshire unitary authority area. The city was established as the borough of Stoke-on-Trent in 1910 by combining six towns including Hanley, Burslem, Tunstall, Longton, and Fenton.
In 1925, it achieved city status. The population of Stoke-on-Trent was estimated to be 253,200 in 2016. It is the 62nd most populous city in England.
City Size and Population Density
The total area of the city is just over 36 square miles, putting the population density at over 7,000 people per square mile. The city is part of a much larger urban area, which has a population of 372,775. The metro population is 678,000.
Demographics of Stoke-on-Trent
The majority of the city’s residents were born in the United Kingdom. However, there are residents that were born in Poland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Nigeria and Turkey, just to name a few of the countries.
The majority of the residents – almost 95% -- are white. Most of Stoke-on-Trent’s residents are Christian, with about 75% following some form of Christianity.
The average age of residents in the city is 38.5.
The city has seen a loss in population throughout the years. However, the census taken in 2011 showed that the population was on the upswing for the first time since 1931.