Moving to Brackley, Northamptonshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Brackley, Northamptonshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Brackley in Northamptonshire? You've found some estate agents and they have told you what you wanted to hear. You've read some speil by a local councillor who says that Brackley is on the up an up? Now it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Brackley the land of milk and honey or are Buckingham, Banbury and Ruscote a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Brackley

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of July 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Brackley. 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.

Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Turweston 6
Greatworth 4
Radstone 2
Helmdon 2
Syresham 2
Newbottle 1
Crowfield 1
Croughton 0
Evenley 0
Farthinghoe 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Brackley. These statitics 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 collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Brackley. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

Ward Average rank in England
Astwell (Best) 21978/32845
Fringford and Heyfords 23704/32845
Brackley South 24874/32845
Silverstone 27079/32845
Brackley East 27946/32845
Middleton Cheney 28801/32845
Kings Sutton 30329/32845
Steane 31087/32845
Little Brook 31200/32845
Brackley West (Worst) 32004/32845
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Your Health in Brackley

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

Local Authority Very Bad Bad Fair Good Very Good
Milton Keynes 0.94% 3.2% 10.82% 34.88% 50.17%
Northampton 1.03% 3.61% 12.51% 36.47% 46.38%
Cherwell 0.84% 3% 11.17% 34.65% 50.33%
South Northamptonshire (Brackley) 0.77% 2.64% 11.01% 34.87% 50.72%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Brackley South (Best) 24957/32845
Fringford and Heyfords 25910/32845
Middleton Cheney 26050/32845
Brackley East 27264/32845
Silverstone 29713/32845
Steane 29812/32845
Kings Sutton 30072/32845
Brackley West 30171/32845
Astwell 31999/32845
Little Brook (Worst) 32223/32845
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Deprivation in Brackley

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 Brackley. 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
Fringford and Heyfords (Best) 18908/32845
Steane 23957/32845
Astwell 25225/32845
Brackley South 26691/32845
Little Brook 27326/32845
Middleton Cheney 27369/32845
Kings Sutton 27936/32845
Brackley East 30050/32845
Brackley West 31876/32845
Silverstone (Worst) 31928/32845

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