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BS

DISTRICT

BS8

SECTOR

BS8 3

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Students and professionals

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£178K
AVG
£702K
MED
£510K
MAX
£2.8M

Scores 93/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 71
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (1,128) and average salary (£32,362) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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BS

DISTRICT

BS20

SECTOR

BS20 0

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Self-sufficient retirement

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£130K
AVG
£266K
MED
£246K
MAX
£648K

Scores 64/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 71
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (1,129) and average salary (£32,365) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

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CF14

SECTOR

CF14 4

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TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Multi-ethnic suburbia

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£91K
AVG
£263K
MED
£265K
MAX
£490K

Scores 68/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 43
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (489) and average salary (£29,582) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF14

SECTOR

CF14 3

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Students and professionals

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£48K
AVG
£217K
MED
£221K
MAX
£440K

Scores 57/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 42
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (474) and average salary (£29,762) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF14

SECTOR

CF14 5

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Hard-pressed ethnic mix

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£45K
AVG
£176K
MED
£170K
MAX
£587K

Scores 41/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 47
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (588) and average salary (£28,872) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF14

SECTOR

CF14 1

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Delayed retirement

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£30K
AVG
£246K
MED
£240K
MAX
£710K

Scores 62/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 43
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (491) and average salary (£29,557) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF14

SECTOR

CF14 6

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Ageing in suburbia

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£85K
AVG
£274K
MED
£279K
MAX
£700K

Scores 71/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 43
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (491) and average salary (£29,551) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF24

SECTOR

CF24 4

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Student digs

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£78K
AVG
£205K
MED
£200K
MAX
£420K

Scores 52/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 42
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (474) and average salary (£29,885) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF5

SECTOR

CF5 1

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Private renting new arrivals

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£55K
AVG
£224K
MED
£215K
MAX
£1.1M

Scores 56/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 41
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (467) and average salary (£29,958) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF14

SECTOR

CF14 7

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Multi-ethnic hardship

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£14K
AVG
£268K
MED
£250K
MAX
£625K

Scores 65/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 43
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (500) and average salary (£29,421) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF14

SECTOR

CF14 2

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Families in terraces and flats

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£78K
AVG
£238K
MED
£200K
MAX
£1.1M

Scores 52/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 42
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (476) and average salary (£29,763) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF5

SECTOR

CF5 2

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Communal retirement

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£56K
AVG
£287K
MED
£224K
MAX
£1.2M

Scores 58/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 42
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CF

DISTRICT

CF23

SECTOR

CF23 5

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Families in terraces and flats

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£33K
AVG
£344K
MED
£345K
MAX
£860K

Scores 81/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 46
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (557) and average salary (£29,173) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF10

SECTOR

CF10 3

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£111K
AVG
£285K
MED
£183K
MAX
£759K

Scores 47/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 41
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (460) and average salary (£30,044) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF23

SECTOR

CF23 6

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Indian tech achievers

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£50K
AVG
£324K
MED
£289K
MAX
£1.4M

Scores 73/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 47
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (587) and average salary (£28,849) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF11

SECTOR

CF11 9

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Migrant families

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£10K
AVG
£263K
MED
£250K
MAX
£823K

Scores 65/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 41
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (467) and average salary (£29,958) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF24

SECTOR

CF24 3

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Students and professionals

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£48K
AVG
£195K
MED
£180K
MAX
£465K

Scores 46/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 46
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (561) and average salary (£29,173) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF14

SECTOR

CF14 9

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

White professionals

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£48K
AVG
£213K
MED
£181K
MAX
£545K

Scores 47/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 47
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (581) and average salary (£28,956) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF11

SECTOR

CF11 6

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Asian terraces and flats

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£32K
AVG
£147K
MED
£140K
MAX
£590K

Scores 29/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 41
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (460) and average salary (£30,044) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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CF

DISTRICT

CF23

SECTOR

CF23 9

District Crime Sector Crime House Prices Jobs Nearby
TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Social renting young families

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£45K
AVG
£206K
MED
£185K
MAX
£500K

Scores 47/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 46
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (565) and average salary (£29,096) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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We have combed through our database of statistics and found the top 20 areas matching your search for a nice areas and bad areas near Butetown, Cardiff, Wales. Depending upon the filters you set - the number one location displayed should be a good place to live ... or maybe not?

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We have produced many tools to help narrow down that tedious search process when looking for somewhere to live. In order to not add to the hassle everything you find here has been tailored to be as simple to use as possible.

Currently updated for all locations in England, Wales and Scotland we will be updating in due course to include Northern Ireland.

Please follow these steps to use the mapping feature of this site.

  1. 1Begin by entering a location into the location box. If it is hidden, click the 'show location box' button.
  2. 2You can enter any postcode, street name, or town. You can also click the 'locate me' icon to automatically find your current location.
  3. 3Next, select a boundary to search within. This can either be a distance measured in miles or kilometers, or by travel time. The travel time setting allows you to select a mode of travel (car, bus/train, bicycle or walking) and the time taken. We will then create a boundary from the center of your chosen location to search for areas within.
  4. 4Next, click the gear icon (settings icon) in the menu bar to bring out the filtering options. You can use filtering options to reduce the areas found to only those matching your chosen preference.
  5. 5You must turn a filter on for it to be active and then can set the filter using the provided slider. You can easily reset all filters by clicking the 'reset' button at the top.
  6. 6Filters are applied in order so change the priority to apply certain filters before others. The highest switched on filter in the list will be applied first, and the results will be sorted/ordered by the lowest switched on filter. For example, your main priority may be to find relatively lower house prices, and then lowest crime rate within a boundary - so you would move the house price filter higher in the list and place the crime rate filter lower in the list. This will give you all cheaper areas for house prices and then order by lowest crime rate in that set.
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We have used public open data sets for crime, transport, education and combine it with information regarding housing, employment and the census to build our database. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the data but try our best to clean and verify. Datasets are updated monthly, aside from the census, which was last conducted in 2011 and is repeated every ten years.

Data is currently updated for all locations in England, Wales and Scotland we will soon integrate Northern Ireland as a separate comparison cluster due to differences in data reporting between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Crime data is based upon actual occurences of the chosen crime type (or combined if overall crime) categorised into sectors of the UK (over 10,000).

House prices are based upon the median advertised house prices in the UK categorised into sectors.

Local jobs are based upon the total number of jobs advertised within a 10 mile catchment of an area and then classes by average salary.

Train stations are based upon national and underground train stations filtered by distance from the center of an area.

Motorway junctions are based upon main motorway network junctions filtered by distance from the center of an area.

Primary school data is based upon government performance data (England & Wales) from which we generate a score and then rank the schools against each other. The score is based upon 'Percentage of pupils reaching the expected standard in reading, writing and maths' and 'Percentage of pupils achieving a high score in reading and maths and working at greater depth in writing'.

Secondary school data is based upon government performance data (England & Wales) from which we generate a score and then rank the schools against each other. The score is based upon 'Percentage of pupils achieving grades A*-C in both English and mathematics GCSEs', 'Percentage of pupils achieving 5+ A*-C or equivalents including A*-C in both English and mathematics GCSEs', 'Percentage of pupils achieving any qualifications' and 'Average number of GCSE and equivalents entries per pupil'.

'A-Level' college data is based upon government performance data (England & Wales) from which we generate a score and then rank the colleges against each other. The score is based upon 'Percentage of A level students achieving at least three a levels at grades AAB or better, at least two of which are in facilitating subjects', 'Percentage of students at the end of 16-18 study who entered for at least one AS or A level qualification' and 'Average point score per A level entry'.

'Vocational' college data is based upon government performance data (England & Wales) from which we generate a score and then rank the colleges against each other. The score is based upon 'Percentage of tech level core aims retained', 'Number of tech level aims (total number of qualifications studied by all students)' and 'Academic value added score'.

Public Green Areas data is based upon the number of publically accessible green areas, and the quality of these areas within 3 miles of the center of an area.

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