Moving to Raunds, Northamptonshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Raunds, Northamptonshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Raunds in Northamptonshire? 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 Raunds 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 Raunds the land of milk and honey or are Higham Ferrers, Irthlingborough and Thrapston a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Raunds

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 Raunds. 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
Raunds 37
Nene 16
Little Addington 6
Hargrave 2
Chelveston 2
Caldecott 1
Keyston 0
Bythorn 0
Great Addington 0
Shelton 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Rushden Hayden (Best) 13233/32845
Irthlingborough Waterloo 13890/32845
Rushden Spencer 15445/32845
Raunds Windmill 18355/32845
Higham Ferrers Chichele 20118/32845
Thrapston Market 20134/32845
Raunds Saxon 21666/32845
Woodford 22425/32845
Thrapston Lakes 23137/32845
Stanwick (Worst) 25279/32845

Your Health in Raunds

If you are thinking of moving to Raunds, 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 Raunds 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
Bedford 0.98% 3.55% 12.58% 35.98% 46.9%
Wellingborough 1.16% 3.95% 14.18% 37.03% 43.68%
East Northamptonshire (Raunds) 0.97% 3.39% 12.85% 35.93% 46.86%
Corby 1.36% 4.4% 13.13% 35.16% 45.94%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Rushden Hayden (Best) 14760/32845
Rushden Spencer 17885/32845
Raunds Windmill 18391/32845
Irthlingborough Waterloo 18873/32845
Woodford 20815/32845
Raunds Saxon 21040/32845
Thrapston Market 22217/32845
Higham Ferrers Chichele 23318/32845
Stanwick 26950/32845
Thrapston Lakes (Worst) 27336/32845

Deprivation in Raunds

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 Raunds. 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
Rushden Hayden (Best) 11697/32845
Irthlingborough Waterloo 14650/32845
Rushden Spencer 16554/32845
Woodford 19541/32845
Raunds Windmill 20071/32845
Thrapston Market 24197/32845
Raunds Saxon 24485/32845
Thrapston Lakes 25814/32845
Higham Ferrers Chichele 26277/32845
Stanwick (Worst) 27903/32845

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