If you are thinking of moving to Highmoor Cross 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 Highmoor Cross to figures for Oxfordshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Highmoor Cross is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Highmoor Cross Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Highmoor Cross as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Highmoor Cross is also older than the Oxfordshire average, making Highmoor Cross a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.1%||6.3%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.9%||5.5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.1%||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.6%||10.2%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.3%||7.2%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.5%||20.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21%||19.2%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.5%||5.8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.7%||8.3%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.9%||5.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.5%||2.3%||2.3%|
Highmoor Cross Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Highmoor Cross 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 Highmoor Cross is both lower than the average for Oxfordshire 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 Highmoor Cross than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.1%||1.4%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1%||1.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||6.4%||7.6%||13.5%|
Highmoor Cross Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Highmoor Cross are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Highmoor Cross 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||0.6%||0.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.4%||4.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||5.2%||8.8%||9.4%|
Highmoor Cross General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Highmoor Cross. The percentage of residents in Highmoor Cross rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Highmoor Cross rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Highmoor Cross is generally better than in the average person in England.
Highmoor Cross Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Highmoor Cross and are from the UK Census of 2011. Highmoor Cross has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Highmoor Cross also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Highmoor Cross are better educated than the average England citizen.
Highmoor Cross Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Highmoor Cross has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Highmoor Cross is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||1.6%||4.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||9.8%||9.7%||8.3%|
Highmoor Cross 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. Highmoor Cross has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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