Moving to Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire? What you need to know

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

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Irthlingborough 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 Irthlingborough 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 Irthlingborough truly a nice place to live, or are Higham Ferrers, Raunds and Rushden a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Irthlingborough

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 Irthlingborough. 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
Rushden 90
Higham Ferrers 89
Warmonds Hill 86
Raunds 27
Irthlingborough 20
Finedon 5
Nene 4
Little Addington 1
Caldecott 1
Great Addington 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stanwick (Best) 25279/32845
Rushden Sartoris 21025/32845
Higham Ferrers Chichele 20118/32845
Irthlingborough John Pyel 17710/32845
Rushden Pemberton 17386/32845
Rushden Bates 16898/32845
Rushden Spencer 15445/32845
Irthlingborough Waterloo 13890/32845
Rushden Hayden 13233/32845
Finedon (Worst) 11936/32845
Reader Opinion:

Rushden aka Roughden

Your Health in Irthlingborough

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Northampton 1.03% 3.61%
Wellingborough 1.16% 3.95%
East Northamptonshire (Irthlingborough) 0.97% 3.39%
Corby 1.36% 4.4%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stanwick (Best) 26950/32845
Higham Ferrers Chichele 23318/32845
Rushden Sartoris 22733/32845
Irthlingborough John Pyel 20583/32845
Irthlingborough Waterloo 18873/32845
Rushden Bates 18449/32845
Rushden Spencer 17885/32845
Rushden Pemberton 16884/32845
Rushden Hayden 14760/32845
Finedon (Worst) 12943/32845
Reader Opinion:

Wellingborough, aka "Well Rough"

Deprivation in Irthlingborough

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 Irthlingborough. 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
Stanwick (Best) 27903/32845
Higham Ferrers Chichele 26277/32845
Rushden Sartoris 23395/32845
Rushden Bates 18250/32845
Irthlingborough John Pyel 17589/32845
Rushden Spencer 16554/32845
Rushden Pemberton 16540/32845
Irthlingborough Waterloo 14650/32845
Finedon 14133/32845
Rushden Hayden (Worst) 11697/32845

Average rent in Irthlingborough

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Irthlingborough

If you are thinking of moving to Irthlingborough, 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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