Moving to Buckingham, Buckinghamshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Buckingham, Buckinghamshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Buckingham in Buckinghamshire? 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 Buckingham 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 Buckingham the land of milk and honey or are Stony Stratford, Winslow and Brackley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Buckingham

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 Buckingham. 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
Bourton 28
Buckingham 26
Maids Moreton 18
Foscote 6
Radclive 3
Gawcott 3
Adstock 1
Padbury 1
Akeley 0
Leckhampstead 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Buckingham North (Best) 21977/32845
Astwell 21978/32845
Fringford and Heyfords 23704/32845
Buckingham South 24129/32845
Winslow 26660/32845
Tingewick 27458/32845
Steeple Claydon 28867/32845
Deanshanger 29237/32845
Luffield Abbey 29774/32845
Great Horwood (Worst) 29957/32845

Your Health in Buckingham

If you are thinking of moving to Buckingham, 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 Buckingham 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%
Aylesbury Vale (Buckingham) 0.78% 2.68% 10.95% 34.19% 51.4%
Cherwell 0.84% 3% 11.17% 34.65% 50.33%
South Northamptonshire 0.77% 2.64% 11.01% 34.87% 50.72%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Buckingham North (Best) 23147/32845
Fringford and Heyfords 25910/32845
Winslow 28619/32845
Steeple Claydon 29163/32845
Great Horwood 29691/32845
Buckingham South 30126/32845
Deanshanger 30148/32845
Tingewick 30204/32845
Luffield Abbey 31307/32845
Astwell (Worst) 31999/32845

Deprivation in Buckingham

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 Buckingham. 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
Tingewick 20674/32845
Great Horwood 23028/32845
Buckingham North 24532/32845
Luffield Abbey 24870/32845
Astwell 25225/32845
Steeple Claydon 26162/32845
Winslow 26269/32845
Deanshanger 28442/32845
Buckingham South (Worst) 29493/32845

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