Moving to Desborough, Northamptonshire? What you need to know

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

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Desborough 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 Desborough 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 Desborough truly a nice place to live, or are Market Harborough, Kettering and Rothwell a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Desborough

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 Desborough. 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
Rothwell 29
Little Bowden 28
Great Oakley 15
Little Cransley 6
Great Cransley 6
Rushton 4
Loddington 1
Harrington 0
Stoke Albany 0
Ashley 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Desborough St Giles (Best) 24866/32845
Oakley South 21080/32845
Desborough Loatland 20406/32845
Market Harborough-Little Bowden 20223/32845
Welford 20075/32845
Brambleside 19253/32845
Danesholme 17122/32845
Rothwell 13511/32845
Northfield 2805/32845
William Knibb (Worst) 2333/32845
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Your Health in Desborough

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Kettering (Desborough) 1.01% 3.72%
Wellingborough 1.16% 3.95%
East Northamptonshire 0.97% 3.39%
Corby 1.36% 4.4%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Welford (Best) 30191/32845
Market Harborough-Little Bowden 25906/32845
Rothwell 18502/32845
Brambleside 16627/32845
Desborough St Giles 16465/32845
Desborough Loatland 15421/32845
Oakley South 15411/32845
Danesholme 9390/32845
William Knibb 8038/32845
Northfield (Worst) 5724/32845
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Deprivation in Desborough

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 Desborough. 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
Market Harborough-Little Bowden (Best) 25918/32845
Welford 22048/32845
Desborough St Giles 21862/32845
Oakley South 21718/32845
Desborough Loatland 20003/32845
Brambleside 18962/32845
Rothwell 17463/32845
Danesholme 13522/32845
Northfield 6669/32845
William Knibb (Worst) 6572/32845

Average rent in Desborough

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Desborough

If you are thinking of moving to Desborough, 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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