Is Winslow, Buckinghamshire a nice place to live?

Is Winslow a nice place to live or is Winslow rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Winslow 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 Winslow truly a nice place to live, or are Bletchley, Buckingham and Stony Stratford a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Winslow?

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 Winslow. 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
Shipton 7
Tinkers End 7
Little Horwood 2
Duck End 1
Addington 0
The Common 0
Great Horwood 0
Granborough 0
Hoggeston 0
Sandhill 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Winslow. 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 Winslow 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 Marsh Gibbon ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Marsh Gibbon (Best) 30847/32845
Great Horwood 29957/32845
Luffield Abbey 29774/32845
Stewkley 28958/32845
Steeple Claydon 28867/32845
Grendon Underwood & Brill 28550/32845
Tingewick 27458/32845
Winslow 26660/32845
Buckingham South 24129/32845
Loughton & Shenley (Worst) 21925/32845

Your Health in Winslow

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Milton Keynes 0.94% 3.2%
Aylesbury Vale (Winslow) 0.78% 2.68%
Cherwell 0.84% 3%
South Northamptonshire 0.77% 2.64%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Luffield Abbey (Best) 31307/32845
Tingewick 30204/32845
Buckingham South 30126/32845
Great Horwood 29691/32845
Marsh Gibbon 29382/32845
Steeple Claydon 29163/32845
Grendon Underwood & Brill 28878/32845
Stewkley 28682/32845
Winslow 28619/32845
Loughton & Shenley (Worst) 18451/32845

Deprivation in Winslow

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 Winslow. 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
Buckingham South (Best) 29493/32845
Winslow 26269/32845
Steeple Claydon 26162/32845
Stewkley 25936/32845
Luffield Abbey 24870/32845
Marsh Gibbon 23193/32845
Great Horwood 23028/32845
Loughton & Shenley 21916/32845
Grendon Underwood & Brill 21427/32845
Tingewick (Worst) 20674/32845

Average rent in Winslow

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Winslow

If you are thinking of moving to Winslow, 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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