Is Northleach, Gloucestershire a nice place to live?

Is Northleach a nice place to live or is Northleach rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Northleach 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 Northleach truly a nice place to live, or are Fairford, Stow on the Wold and Burford a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Northleach?

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 Northleach. 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
Mill End 2
Northleach 2
Fossebridge 1
Sherborne Brook 1
Sherborne 1
Aldsworth 1
Farmington 0
Upper End 0
Calcot 0
Coln St Dennis 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Northleach. 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 Northleach 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 The Rissingtons ward.

Ward Average rank in England
The Rissingtons (Best) 30817/32845
Fairford North 30541/32845
Coln Valley 29149/32845
Northleach 27755/32845
Stow 27108/32845
Bourton Village 25752/32845
Sandywell 25340/32845
Burford 23152/32845
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Your Health in Northleach

If you are thinking of moving to Northleach, 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 Northleach compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Cheltenham 0.85% 3.14%
Vale of White Horse 0.75% 2.61%
West Oxfordshire 0.7% 2.81%
Cotswold (Northleach) 0.8% 3.01%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Northleach. 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 Northleach. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
The Rissingtons (Best) 32007/32845
Burford 31672/32845
Sandywell 30447/32845
Coln Valley 29585/32845
Northleach 29491/32845
Fairford North 27324/32845
Bourton Village 25997/32845
Stow 24983/32845

Deprivation in Northleach

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 Northleach. 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
Fairford North (Best) 28631/32845
Bourton Village 26511/32845
Burford 25924/32845
Northleach 23779/32845
Coln Valley 22634/32845
Stow 21764/32845
The Rissingtons 21752/32845
Sandywell 21710/32845

Average rent in Northleach

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Northleach 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 Northleach.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Northleach

If you are thinking of moving to Northleach, 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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