Is Brackley, Northamptonshire a nice place to live?

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Moving to Brackley, Northamptonshire - What you need to know
Moving to Brackley, Northamptonshire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Brackley a nice place to live?'' 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 truly a nice place to live, 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 February 2021 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.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Radstone 8
Turweston 4
Croughton 2
Newbottle 2
Greatworth 1
Helmdon 0
Evenley 0
Crowfield 0
Syresham 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
Brackley West (Best) 32004/32845
Little Brook 31200/32845
Steane 31087/32845
Kings Sutton 30329/32845
Middleton Cheney 28801/32845
Brackley East 27946/32845
Silverstone 27079/32845
Brackley South 24874/32845
Fringford and Heyfords 23704/32845
Astwell (Worst) 21978/32845
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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;

Town Very Bad Bad
Milton Keynes 0.94% 3.2%
Northampton 1.03% 3.61%
Cherwell 0.84% 3%
South Northamptonshire (Brackley) 0.77% 2.64%

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
Little Brook (Best) 32223/32845
Astwell 31999/32845
Brackley West 30171/32845
Kings Sutton 30072/32845
Steane 29812/32845
Silverstone 29713/32845
Brackley East 27264/32845
Middleton Cheney 26050/32845
Fringford and Heyfords 25910/32845
Brackley South (Worst) 24957/32845
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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
Silverstone (Best) 31928/32845
Brackley West 31876/32845
Brackley East 30050/32845
Kings Sutton 27936/32845
Middleton Cheney 27369/32845
Little Brook 27326/32845
Brackley South 26691/32845
Astwell 25225/32845
Steane 23957/32845
Fringford and Heyfords (Worst) 18908/32845

Average rent in Brackley

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Brackley

If you are thinking of moving to Brackley, 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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