If you are thinking of moving to Cold Higham 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 Higham to figures for Northamptonshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Cold Higham is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Cold Higham Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Cold Higham is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Cold Higham are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Cold Higham 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 Higham than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.2%||3.2%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1%||1.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||6.4%||12.1%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Cold Higham Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Cold Higham as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Cold Higham is also older than the average, making Cold Higham a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.1%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.5%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.2%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.2%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.5%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||22.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.5%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.1%||2.3%|
Cold Higham 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 Higham has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Cold Higham Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Cold Higham are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Cold Higham 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.6%||9.4%|
Cold Higham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Cold Higham has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Cold Higham is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||2.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||7.5%||8.3%|
Cold Higham Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Cold Higham and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Cold Higham General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Cold Higham. The percentage of residents in Cold Higham rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Cold Higham rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Cold Higham is generally better than in the average person in England.
What is the population of Cold Higham and South Northamptonshire?
The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in South Northamptonshire including Cold Higham. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.
|South Northamptonshire Total||0|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.