Socio-economic statistics for ******* Houghton, Northamptonshire

Socio-economic statistics for Hanging Houghton, Northamptonshire
Socio-economic statistics for Hanging Houghton, Northamptonshire

Socio-economic statistics for ******* Houghton, Northamptonshire

Statistics

If you are thinking of moving to ******* Houghton 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 ******* Houghton to figures for Northamptonshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if ******* Houghton is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

******* Houghton Age Distribution Statistics

The population of ******* Houghton as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of ******* Houghton is also older than the Northamptonshire average, making ******* Houghton 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

******* Houghton Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of ******* Houghton 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%

******* Houghton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in ******* Houghton come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 ******* Houghton 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 ******* Houghton 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%

******* Houghton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

******* Houghton has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that ******* Houghton 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%

******* Houghton Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of ******* Houghton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since ******* Houghton 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%

******* Houghton 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. ******* Houghton 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%

******* Houghton General Health Statistics

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