Moving to Oundle, Northamptonshire? What you need to know

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

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Oundle 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 Oundle 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 Oundle truly a nice place to live, or are Corby, Raunds and Thrapston a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Oundle

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 Oundle. 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
Ashton 6
Apethorpe 2
Tansor 1
Fotheringhay 1
Achurch 1
Eaglethorpe 0
Warmington 0
Polebrook 0
Aldwincle 0
Washingley 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Prebendal (Best) 27680/32845
Thrapston Lakes 23137/32845
Oundle 22657/32845
Barnwell 20365/32845
Wittering 20268/32845
Thrapston Market 20134/32845
Stanion & Corby Village 18337/32845
Lyveden 16974/32845
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Your Health in Oundle

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Peterborough 1.13% 4.04%
Wellingborough 1.16% 3.95%
East Northamptonshire (Oundle) 0.97% 3.39%
Corby 1.36% 4.4%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Prebendal (Best) 29140/32845
Barnwell 28846/32845
Thrapston Lakes 27336/32845
Oundle 25156/32845
Lyveden 24133/32845
Thrapston Market 22217/32845
Wittering 18381/32845
Stanion & Corby Village 11634/32845
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Deprivation in Oundle

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 Oundle. 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
Thrapston Lakes (Best) 25814/32845
Thrapston Market 24197/32845
Prebendal 24138/32845
Oundle 24090/32845
Wittering 22121/32845
Barnwell 19196/32845
Lyveden 17414/32845
Stanion & Corby Village 14607/32845

Average rent in Oundle

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Oundle

If you are thinking of moving to Oundle, 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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