Moving to Filton, Gloucestershire? What you need to know

Moving to Filton, Gloucestershire - What you need to know
Moving to Filton, Gloucestershire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Filton 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 Filton 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 Filton truly a nice place to live, or are Bristol, Bradley Stoke and Patchway a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Filton

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 Filton. 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
Filton 103
Southmead 97
Brentry 70
Little Stoke 53
Cribbs Causeway 47
Catbrain 47
Stoke Gifford 43
Great Stoke 43
Harry Stoke 39
Patchway 34

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stoke Park & Cheswick (Best) 26972/32845
Stoke Gifford 24707/32845
Bradley Stoke South 24329/32845
Winterbourne 22491/32845
Filton 10820/32845
Charlton & Cribbs 8781/32845
Horfield 6093/32845
Southmead 5297/32845
Henbury and Brentry 5115/32845
Lockleaze (Worst) 4943/32845
Reader Opinion:

Yeovil, neatly situated in the arse end of nowhere

Your Health in Filton

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Bristol, City of 1.27% 4.22%
South Gloucestershire (Filton) 0.93% 3.26%
Bath and North East Somerset 0.91% 3.31%
Cotswold 0.8% 3.01%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stoke Park & Cheswick (Best) 31091/32845
Winterbourne 28527/32845
Bradley Stoke South 28507/32845
Stoke Gifford 26324/32845
Filton 23640/32845
Charlton & Cribbs 21006/32845
Horfield 12984/32845
Henbury and Brentry 9439/32845
Lockleaze 8726/32845
Southmead (Worst) 8384/32845
Reader Opinion:

Macclesfield: for a lass born and bred in Stockport, this place is odd

Deprivation in Filton

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 Filton. 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
Bradley Stoke South (Best) 28821/32845
Winterbourne 26433/32845
Stoke Park & Cheswick 26408/32845
Stoke Gifford 26365/32845
Filton 20816/32845
Horfield 15064/32845
Charlton & Cribbs 13322/32845
Southmead 9659/32845
Henbury and Brentry 9157/32845
Lockleaze (Worst) 7578/32845

Average rent in Filton

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Filton

If you are thinking of moving to Filton, 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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