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PL1

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PL1 4

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

Hampered aspiration

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£46K
AVG
£152K
MED
£131K
MAX
£475K

Scores 25/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 6
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (28) and average salary (£32,439) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PL1

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PL1 3

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

Hampered aspiration

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£58K
AVG
£194K
MED
£173K
MAX
£625K

Scores 42/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 29
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (213) and average salary (£30,325) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PL2

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PL2 2

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

Young hard-pressed families

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£56K
AVG
£145K
MED
£135K
MAX
£255K

Scores 27/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 16
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (79) and average salary (£36,765) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PL2

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PL2 3

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

Families in terraces and flats

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£40K
AVG
£184K
MED
£175K
MAX
£400K

Scores 43/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 29
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (215) and average salary (£30,386) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PL2

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PL2 1

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

Hampered aspiration

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£40K
AVG
£123K
MED
£125K
MAX
£315K

Scores 22/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 28
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (202) and average salary (£29,875) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PL3

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PL3 5

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

White professionals

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£76K
AVG
£253K
MED
£220K
MAX
£1.0M

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

Local Jobs Score
0 100 22
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (127) and average salary (£32,328) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PL3

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PL3 4

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

Families in terraces and flats

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£56K
AVG
£216K
MED
£208K
MAX
£835K

Scores 54/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 22
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (128) and average salary (£32,244) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PL4

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PL4 9

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

Families in terraces and flats

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£40K
AVG
£126K
MED
£135K
MAX
£250K

Scores 27/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 29
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (209) and average salary (£30,385) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PL

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PL5

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PL5 1

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

Young hard-pressed families

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£54K
AVG
£138K
MED
£136K
MAX
£389K

Scores 27/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 23
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (134) and average salary (£32,986) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PL

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PL4

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PL4 0

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

Hampered aspiration

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£65K
AVG
£164K
MED
£135K
MAX
£386K

Scores 27/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 29
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (209) and average salary (£30,385) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PL

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PL5

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PL5 2

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TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Renting hard-pressed workers

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£51K
AVG
£132K
MED
£133K
MAX
£223K

Scores 26/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 23
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (134) and average salary (£32,986) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PL

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PL4

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PL4 6

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

Students and professionals

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£40K
AVG
£157K
MED
£150K
MAX
£336K

Scores 34/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 29
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (209) and average salary (£30,385) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PL

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PL1

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PL1 5

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

Constrained neighbourhoods

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£33K
AVG
£143K
MED
£136K
MAX
£615K

Scores 27/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 5
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (24) and average salary (£34,657) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PL

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PL5

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PL5 3

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

Hard pressed rented terraces

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£52K
AVG
£152K
MED
£137K
MAX
£485K

Scores 28/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 23
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (134) and average salary (£32,986) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PL

DISTRICT

PL4

SECTOR

PL4 8

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

Students and professionals

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£40K
AVG
£143K
MED
£137K
MAX
£310K

Scores 28/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 29
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (209) and average salary (£30,385) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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Updating motorway junctions ...

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 Plymouth, Plymouth, South West. Depending upon the filters you set - the number one location displayed should be a good place to live ... or maybe not?

How to use this website - back to top

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.
  7. 7Once you are ready, click 'GO' to begin the search.

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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