Moving to Faringdon, Oxfordshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Faringdon, Oxfordshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Faringdon in Oxfordshire? 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 Faringdon 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 Faringdon the land of milk and honey or are Lechlade, Carterton and Highworth a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Faringdon

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 Faringdon. 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
Faringdon 27
Bow 7
Clanfield 2
Little Coxwell 2
Radcot 1
Fernham 0
Littleworth 0
Shellingford 0
Carswell Marsh 0
Buckland Marsh 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Blunsdon and Highworth (Best) 21902/32845
Faringdon 23723/32845
Brize Norton and Shilton 26233/32845
Ducklington 27599/32845
Lechlade, Kempsford & Fairford South 28420/32845
Alvescot and Filkins 28669/32845
Ridgeway 28757/32845
Stanford 29585/32845
Bampton and Clanfield 30509/32845
Watchfield & Shrivenham (Worst) 30631/32845

Your Health in Faringdon

If you are thinking of moving to Faringdon, 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 Faringdon 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
Swindon 0.97% 3.61% 11.98% 35.18% 48.26%
Oxford 0.85% 2.76% 9.43% 31.73% 55.23%
West Berkshire 0.68% 2.48% 10.7% 34.5% 51.64%
Vale of White Horse (Faringdon) 0.75% 2.61% 10.8% 33.98% 51.85%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Blunsdon and Highworth (Best) 21597/32845
Faringdon 25976/32845
Lechlade, Kempsford & Fairford South 26298/32845
Bampton and Clanfield 27041/32845
Ridgeway 29118/32845
Brize Norton and Shilton 29601/32845
Watchfield & Shrivenham 30452/32845
Stanford 30457/32845
Alvescot and Filkins 30941/32845
Ducklington (Worst) 31007/32845

Deprivation in Faringdon

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 Faringdon. 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
Alvescot and Filkins (Best) 18421/32845
Ridgeway 22134/32845
Blunsdon and Highworth 23341/32845
Faringdon 23516/32845
Stanford 24057/32845
Brize Norton and Shilton 25059/32845
Ducklington 25532/32845
Lechlade, Kempsford & Fairford South 26765/32845
Bampton and Clanfield 27284/32845
Watchfield & Shrivenham (Worst) 27936/32845

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