Moving to Woodstock, Oxfordshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Woodstock, Oxfordshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Woodstock in Oxfordshire? 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 Woodstock 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 Woodstock the land of milk and honey or are Charlbury, Weston Otmoor and Witney a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Woodstock

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 Woodstock. 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
Hensington 6
Shipton-on-Cherwell 4
Hampton Gay 4
Bunkers Hill 3
Bladon 3
Gibraltar 2
Tackley 2
Long Hanborough 1
Campsfield 1
Enslow 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Wolvercote (Best) 18236/32845
Summertown 23843/32845
Kidlington West 25044/32845
Kidlington East 25989/32845
Charlbury and Finstock 27931/32845
Eynsham and Cassington 29888/32845
Woodstock and Bladon 30711/32845
North Leigh 30897/32845
Stonesfield and Tackley 31888/32845
Freeland and Hanborough (Worst) 32316/32845
Reader Opinion:

Smacklesfield... I mean Macclesfield

Your Health in Woodstock

If you are thinking of moving to Woodstock, 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 Woodstock 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
Oxford 0.85% 2.76% 9.43% 31.73% 55.23%
Cherwell 0.84% 3% 11.17% 34.65% 50.33%
Vale of White Horse 0.75% 2.61% 10.8% 33.98% 51.85%
West Oxfordshire (Woodstock) 0.7% 2.81% 11.15% 33.82% 51.52%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Kidlington East (Best) 20765/32845
Kidlington West 23788/32845
Eynsham and Cassington 25306/32845
Wolvercote 26479/32845
Summertown 27108/32845
North Leigh 28278/32845
Charlbury and Finstock 28612/32845
Woodstock and Bladon 29233/32845
Freeland and Hanborough 29425/32845
Stonesfield and Tackley (Worst) 30527/32845
Reader Opinion:

Witney - a truly godforsaken Oxfordshire Sh*thole

Deprivation in Woodstock

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 Woodstock. 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
Kidlington East (Best) 23511/32845
Kidlington West 25154/32845
Summertown 25200/32845
Eynsham and Cassington 25700/32845
Wolvercote 26791/32845
Charlbury and Finstock 29094/32845
Stonesfield and Tackley 29192/32845
North Leigh 29206/32845
Woodstock and Bladon 31057/32845
Freeland and Hanborough (Worst) 31114/32845

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