Stockport Overview

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The Big Picture

Stockport is a suburban local authority located in Greater Manchester, with a population of around 290,000 people. The housing in Stockport is varied, with a mix of Victorian terraces, modern apartment blocks, and detached houses. The community in Stockport is diverse, with a variety of events and initiatives taking place throughout the year, such as the Stockport Beer and Cider Festival, the Stockport Food and Drink Festival, and the annual Stockport Pride event. The local entertainment scene in Stockport is lively, with a number of popular venues such as the Plaza Theatre and the Stockport Garrick Theatre. The economy in Stockport is strong, with a mix of large employers and small independent businesses. Some of the biggest employers in the area include Stockport Council, the NHS, and Adidas, who have their UK headquarters in the town.

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Stockport Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in Stockport’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

Stockport Diversity

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