Moving to Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire? What you need to know

Moving to Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire - What you need to know
Moving to Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Stow on the Wold 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 Stow on the Wold 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 Stow on the Wold truly a nice place to live, or are Moreton in Marsh, Northleach and Chipping Norton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Stow on the Wold

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 Stow on the Wold. 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
Lower Slaughter 4
Stow-on-the-Wold 2
Maugersbury 2
Longborough 0
Adlestrop 0
Lower Oddington 0
Chastleton 0
Lower Swell 0
Evenlode 0
Condicote 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Milton-under-Wychwood (Best) 31159/32845
The Rissingtons 30817/32845
Kingham, Rollright and Enstone 29867/32845
Fosseridge 29611/32845
Moreton East 28197/32845
Moreton West 28197/32845
Northleach 27755/32845
Stow 27108/32845
Bourton Village 25752/32845
Reader Opinion:

Northleach: an olde worlde smokescreen masking drugs, depression & squalor

Your Health in Stow on the Wold

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Cheltenham 0.85% 3.14%
Vale of White Horse 0.75% 2.61%
West Oxfordshire 0.7% 2.81%
Cotswold (Stow on the Wold) 0.8% 3.01%

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

Ward Average rank in England
The Rissingtons (Best) 32007/32845
Milton-under-Wychwood 30916/32845
Northleach 29491/32845
Fosseridge 28867/32845
Kingham, Rollright and Enstone 28300/32845
Bourton Village 25997/32845
Stow 24983/32845
Moreton East 24005/32845
Moreton West 24005/32845
Reader Opinion:

Stoke-on-Trent a.k.a Joke-on-Trent

Deprivation in Stow on the Wold

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 Stow on the Wold. 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
Milton-under-Wychwood (Best) 28496/32845
Bourton Village 26511/32845
Northleach 23779/32845
Kingham, Rollright and Enstone 22078/32845
Stow 21764/32845
The Rissingtons 21752/32845
Fosseridge 21695/32845
Moreton East 21165/32845
Moreton West 21165/32845

Average rent in Stow on the Wold

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Stow on the Wold

If you are thinking of moving to Stow on the Wold, 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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