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If you are thinking of moving to Cold Ashby or just want to know a what the area is like, the statistics on this page should give you a good introduction. They cover a range of socio-economic factors so you can compare Cold Ashby to figures for Northamptonshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Cold Ashby is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Cold Ashby Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Cold Ashby are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Cold Ashby has a higher level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a lower rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does not have a significant immigrant population.

CountryDaventryNorthamptonshireEngland
United Kingdom94%89.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.4%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU3%5.8%9.4%

Cold Ashby Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Cold Ashby has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Cold Ashby is a relatively affluent area.

TenureDaventryNorthamptonshireEngland
Owned33.3%29.1%30.6%
Mortgage38.4%38.7%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.1%8.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.9%6.9%8.3%
Private Rented11%13.4%15.4%
Other1.1%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%1.3%

Cold Ashby Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Cold Ashby come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Cold Ashby is both lower than the average for Northamptonshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Cold Ashby than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitDaventryNorthamptonshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.1%3.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9%12.1%13.5%

Cold Ashby Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Cold Ashby and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationDaventryNorthamptonshireEngland
No Qualifications18.9%22.3%22.5%
Level 114.8%15.2%13.3%
Level 217%16.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%4.1%3.6%
Level 311.8%11.9%12.4%
Level 428.8%24.1%27.4%
Other4.3%5.8%5.7%

Cold Ashby Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Cold Ashby as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Cold Ashby is also older than the Northamptonshire average, making Cold Ashby a older persons location.

AgeDaventryNorthamptonshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%6%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%6.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.6%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.9%21.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%20.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.3%6.4%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%8.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%4.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2%2.3%
Mean Age40.939.139.3
Median Age433939

Cold Ashby Social Grade & Occcupation Statistics

Social grade is a classification based on occupation and it enables a household and all its members to be classified according to the job of the main income earner. Cold Ashby has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeDaventryNorthamptonshireEngland
AB27.80%21.29%22.96%
C130.65%30.16%30.92%
C221.42%22.47%20.64%
DE20.13%26.08%25.49%

Cold Ashby General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Cold Ashby. The percentage of residents in Cold Ashby rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Cold Ashby rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Cold Ashby is generally better than in the average person in England.

HealthDaventryNorthamptonshireEngland
Very Good48.44%46.83%47.17%
Good35.27%36.00%34.22%
Fair12.07%12.61%13.12%
Bad3.31%3.55%4.25%
Very Bad0.91%1.02%1.25%


Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.

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