Is Uppingham, Rutland a nice place to live?

Is Uppingham a nice place to live or is Uppingham rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Uppingham 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 Uppingham truly a nice place to live, or are Corby, Desborough and Oakham a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Uppingham?

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 Uppingham. 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
Ayston 4
Gretton 4
Bisbrooke 2
Morcott 0
Harringworth 0
Wardley 0
Allexton 0
Belton-in-Rutland 0
Shotley 0
Caldecott 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Uppingham. 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 Uppingham 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 Oakham South ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Oakham South (Best) 31811/32845
Braunston & Martinsthorpe 31444/32845
Oakham North West 30582/32845
Ketton 30361/32845
Lyddington 30347/32845
Uppingham 28932/32845
Oakham North East 28147/32845
Nevill 26578/32845
Fineshade 23004/32845
Rural West (Worst) 21611/32845
Reader Opinion:

Peterborough - you shouldn't be that close to your cousin

Your Health in Uppingham

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Kettering 1.01% 3.72%
East Northamptonshire 0.97% 3.39%
Corby 1.36% 4.4%
Rutland (Uppingham) 0.76% 2.7%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Nevill (Best) 32107/32845
Lyddington 30984/32845
Oakham South 30912/32845
Fineshade 28669/32845
Braunston & Martinsthorpe 28546/32845
Ketton 28226/32845
Uppingham 28218/32845
Oakham North East 28031/32845
Oakham North West 27630/32845
Rural West (Worst) 12981/32845
Reader Opinion:

High Wycombe aka BTEC Slough

Deprivation in Uppingham

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 Uppingham. 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
Oakham South (Best) 30711/32845
Oakham North East 28819/32845
Uppingham 27324/32845
Oakham North West 26321/32845
Ketton 24609/32845
Nevill 23324/32845
Lyddington 22224/32845
Braunston & Martinsthorpe 20482/32845
Fineshade 20280/32845
Rural West (Worst) 18182/32845

Average rent in Uppingham

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Uppingham

If you are thinking of moving to Uppingham, 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.

How grim is your Postcode?