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PR

DISTRICT

PR7

SECTOR

PR7 6

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

White suburban communities

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£66K
AVG
£202K
MED
£161K
MAX
£925K

Scores 38/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 52
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PR

DISTRICT

PR7

SECTOR

PR7 7

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

White professionals

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£44K
AVG
£183K
MED
£160K
MAX
£435K

Scores 37/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 47
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (591) and average salary (£27,182) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PR

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PR5

SECTOR

PR5 4

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TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

White professionals

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£75K
AVG
£162K
MED
£150K
MAX
£400K

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

Local Jobs Score
0 100 69
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (990) and average salary (£29,113) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PR

DISTRICT

PR6

SECTOR

PR6 9

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

White suburban communities

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£63K
AVG
£211K
MED
£175K
MAX
£1.2M

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

Local Jobs Score
0 100 56
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (713) and average salary (£28,439) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PR

DISTRICT

PR7

SECTOR

PR7 4

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

Ageing industrious workers

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£63K
AVG
£150K
MED
£140K
MAX
£520K

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

Local Jobs Score
0 100 56
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (713) and average salary (£28,439) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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BL

DISTRICT

BL6

SECTOR

BL6 5

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

White professionals

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£35K
AVG
£143K
MED
£130K
MAX
£353K

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

Local Jobs Score
0 100 41
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (465) and average salary (£28,613) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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WN

DISTRICT

WN3

SECTOR

WN3 4

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

Migrant families

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£42K
AVG
£94K
MED
£86K
MAX
£210K

Scores 9/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 42
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (481) and average salary (£28,728) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PR

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PR5

SECTOR

PR5 5

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

White professionals

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£60K
AVG
£143K
MED
£127K
MAX
£326K

Scores 23/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 43
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (486) and average salary (£27,283) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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WN

DISTRICT

WN1

SECTOR

WN1 1

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

Hampered aspiration

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£46K
AVG
£150K
MED
£112K
MAX
£390K

Scores 17/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 42
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WN

DISTRICT

WN1

SECTOR

WN1 3

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TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Multi-ethnic hardship

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£40K
AVG
£90K
MED
£80K
MAX
£220K

Scores 7/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 42
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WN

DISTRICT

WN2

SECTOR

WN2 2

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TOP TYPE OF RESIDENT

Young hard-pressed families

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£39K
AVG
£112K
MED
£94K
MAX
£400K

Scores 11/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 43
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (498) and average salary (£28,522) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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BB

DISTRICT

BB1

SECTOR

BB1 3

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

Pakistani communities

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£50K
AVG
£87K
MED
£73K
MAX
£163K

Scores 4/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 40
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (429) and average salary (£31,019) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PR

DISTRICT

PR25

SECTOR

PR25 5

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

Detached retirement living

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£58K
AVG
£252K
MED
£265K
MAX
£475K

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

Local Jobs Score
0 100 47
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (591) and average salary (£27,182) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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WN

DISTRICT

WN6

SECTOR

WN6 7

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

White professionals

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£44K
AVG
£104K
MED
£100K
MAX
£190K

Scores 12/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 44
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (508) and average salary (£28,397) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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BL

DISTRICT

BL1

SECTOR

BL1 6

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

White professionals

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£41K
AVG
£136K
MED
£123K
MAX
£373K

Scores 21/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 53
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (650) and average salary (£27,951) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PR

DISTRICT

PR6

SECTOR

PR6 7

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

White suburban communities

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£48K
AVG
£214K
MED
£197K
MAX
£553K

Scores 51/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 48
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (596) and average salary (£27,196) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PR

DISTRICT

PR5

SECTOR

PR5 6

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

Hard-Pressed European Settlers

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£25K
AVG
£144K
MED
£137K
MAX
£299K

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

Local Jobs Score
0 100 69
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (1,011) and average salary (£29,088) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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PR

DISTRICT

PR26

SECTOR

PR26 6

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

Semi-detached ageing

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£100K
AVG
£212K
MED
£186K
MAX
£440K

Scores 48/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 43
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (493) and average salary (£27,264) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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BB

DISTRICT

BB1

SECTOR

BB1 1

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

Pakistani communities

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£43K
AVG
£75K
MED
£70K
MAX
£144K

Scores 4/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 35
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (299) and average salary (£28,267) as compared to other sectors across the country.
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BB

DISTRICT

BB1

SECTOR

BB1 5

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

Pakistani communities

PROPERTY PRICE RANGE
MIN
£35K
AVG
£94K
MED
£85K
MAX
£250K

Scores 8/100 for price in UK (* higher is more expensive)

Local Jobs Score
0 100 69
* score is based on all jobs advertised within 10 miles (993) and average salary (£29,123) 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 Preston, Lancashire, North West. 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.
  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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