Is Daventry, Northamptonshire a nice place to live?

Is Daventry a nice place to live or is Daventry rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Daventry is on the up an up, it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Daventry truly a nice place to live, or are Towcester, Rugby and Southam a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Daventry?

Using the latest Police street crime figures (typically from 3 months ago) we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Daventry. Naturally the more urban and more central areas will have a higher rate of crime, but often you can be surprised when that is not the case and that is the area you want to move to.
Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Drayton 40
Little Everdon 3
Everdon 3
Lower Weedon 2
Weedon Bec 2
Newnham 1
Long Buckby Wharf 0
Brockhall 0
Badby 0
Ashby St Ledgers 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Daventry. These statistics are published by the government every 2-3 years. They are a measure of how likely you are to be a victim of personal or material crime in an area, such as muggings or burglary. We've taken the rank average for wards in and around Daventry and compared them. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

You least likely to be a victim of crime in the Woodford ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Woodford (Best) 27325/32845
Braunston and Welton 25853/32845
Ravensthorpe 23395/32845
Barby and Kilsby 21898/32845
Long Buckby 21173/32845
Weedon 18795/32845
Drayton 17767/32845
Abbey North 17127/32845
Abbey South 12451/32845
Hill (Worst) 11868/32845
Reader Opinion:

Rugby: Warehouse jobs and drugs a plenty

Your Health in Daventry

If you are thinking of moving to Daventry, you want to know if the place is likely to put you on a downward spiral of ill health. We've taken the healh question from the latest census to find out and how Daventry compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Coventry 1.4% 4.66%
Northampton 1.03% 3.61%
Daventry (Daventry) 0.91% 3.31%
South Northamptonshire 0.77% 2.64%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Daventry. They measures the risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life through poor physical or mental health, lovely! We've collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Daventry. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
Ravensthorpe (Best) 30985/32845
Long Buckby 25535/32845
Weedon 24438/32845
Woodford 23948/32845
Braunston and Welton 22674/32845
Barby and Kilsby 22203/32845
Abbey North 19898/32845
Abbey South 17931/32845
Drayton 17815/32845
Hill (Worst) 16062/32845
Reader Opinion:

Northampton is one of the most backward towns in the UK

Deprivation in Daventry

Using the English Indices of Deprivation statistics, we've collated the average Index of Multiple Deprivation rank of all the LSOAs in the wards in and around Daventry. In layman's terms, this is how rough the ward is based on mutiple measures of deprivation including; employment, income, health, crime, housing and outside space.

Ward Average rank in England
Ravensthorpe (Best) 27241/32845
Long Buckby 25861/32845
Barby and Kilsby 23398/32845
Woodford 22563/32845
Weedon 21419/32845
Braunston and Welton 21191/32845
Abbey North 19723/32845
Abbey South 19343/32845
Drayton 18344/32845
Hill (Worst) 14197/32845

Average rent in Daventry

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Daventry are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Daventry.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Daventry

If you are thinking of moving to Daventry, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.

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