Is Weston Otmoor, Oxfordshire a nice place to live?

Is Weston Otmoor a nice place to live or is Weston Otmoor rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Weston Otmoor 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 Weston Otmoor truly a nice place to live, or are Bicester, Oxford and Woodstock a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Weston Otmoor?

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 Weston Otmoor. 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
Bicester 65
Highfield 56
Chesterton 14
Hampton Poyle 12
Bletchingdon 3
Islip 1
Little Chesterton 0
Fencott 0
Charlton-on-Otmoor 0
Oddington 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Weston Otmoor. 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 Weston Otmoor 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 Stonesfield and Tackley ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Stonesfield and Tackley (Best) 31888/32845
Woodstock and Bladon 30711/32845
Kidlington East 25989/32845
Kidlington West 25044/32845
Bicester North and Caversfield 22890/32845
Bicester South and Ambrosden 18306/32845
Wolvercote 18236/32845
Bicester East 16231/32845
Bicester West 15552/32845
Barton and Sandhills (Worst) 14177/32845
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Your Health in Weston Otmoor

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Oxford 0.85% 2.76%
Cherwell (Weston Otmoor) 0.84% 3%
South Oxfordshire 0.73% 2.62%
West Oxfordshire 0.7% 2.81%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stonesfield and Tackley (Best) 30527/32845
Woodstock and Bladon 29233/32845
Wolvercote 26479/32845
Bicester North and Caversfield 25897/32845
Kidlington West 23788/32845
Bicester South and Ambrosden 23589/32845
Kidlington East 20765/32845
Bicester East 19571/32845
Bicester West 18925/32845
Barton and Sandhills (Worst) 14427/32845
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Deprivation in Weston Otmoor

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 Weston Otmoor. 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
Woodstock and Bladon (Best) 31057/32845
Stonesfield and Tackley 29192/32845
Wolvercote 26791/32845
Kidlington West 25154/32845
Bicester North and Caversfield 25090/32845
Kidlington East 23511/32845
Bicester South and Ambrosden 23159/32845
Bicester East 21832/32845
Bicester West 19901/32845
Barton and Sandhills (Worst) 11924/32845

Average rent in Weston Otmoor

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Weston Otmoor

If you are thinking of moving to Weston Otmoor, 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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