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Osney Mead, Oxford, OX2 0DR | Demographic profile

Osney Mead is in a desirable neighbourhood popular with families

Demographic data is collected by the Office for National Statistics in the census, the most recent of which took place in 2015. This information is grouped into small geographic areas a few streets in size.

National politics

    Oxford West and Abingdon Co is represented by the Liberal Democrat party.

Liberal Democrat

National (General) Election 2019

53.28%
Liberal Democrat
38.07%
Conservative
7.24%
Labour
1.41%
Brexit Party
Voting margin 15.21%
Voting turnout 76.0%

Osney Mead falls within the parliamentary constituency of Oxford West and Abingdon Co, represented by the Liberal Democrat MP, Layla Moran. At the last general election Liberal Democrat won control with a majority of 8,943 votes over Conservative. A breakdown of voting at the last election is shown above.

Population

  • 1577 people living in the immediate local area as of the 2011 census
low density urban

The most recent data we have available indicates that the area around Osney Mead is fairly densely populated, with 1577 people living in the neighbourhood.

While population density on its own doesn’t mean a huge deal, a fairly densely populated area might mean that you’re more likely to experience issues like noise or congestion caused by local traffic. However, it also might mean that key services and facilities are more accessible, located where the largest number of people can reach them.

Average age of local residents

  • Slightly younger than the National average of 39
37 years old
5%
5%
0-4
6%
5%
5-9
6%
5%
10-15
4%
3%
16-19
6%
9%
20-24
6%
12%
25-29
19%
22%
30-44
25%
25%
45-64
18%
10%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • National Average
  • This Area

Popularity with families

  • Popular with young families

The area around Osney Mead is popular with young families. The majority of people living here are single.

Ethnic Group

  • White British, with a mix of White (other) and Pakistani

The most recent census data on ethnicity indicates that most people living within the area are White British, with a mix of White (other) and Pakistani around this.

Income

  • Average household income is much higher than the National average
53k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally quite an affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income much higher than the National average.

Deprivation

  • Oxford performs well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities
above average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Oxford performs well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.

Industry of employment

  • Most popular sectors: Teaching, Property, and Manufacturing
Teaching

Typical industries in which local people are employed include Teaching, Property, and Manufacturing

Travel to work

  • Most popular travel methods: Car and Bus
Car

Most people travel to their workplace by Car (60%) and Bus (11%)

Average age of local residents

  • Slightly younger than the South East region average of 39
37 years old
5%
5%
0-4
6%
5%
5-9
7%
5%
10-15
4%
3%
16-19
5%
9%
20-24
6%
12%
25-29
22%
22%
30-44
24%
25%
45-64
16%
10%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • South East region Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is much higher than the South East region average
53k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally quite an affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income much higher than the South East region average.

Deprivation

  • Oxford performs well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities, when compared to other places in South East
above average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Oxford performs well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.

Local politics

    Oxford West and Abingdon Co is represented by the Labour party.

 
Labour

Local elections

34
Labour
9
Lib Dem
3
Green
2
Independents
Voting margin 25

Locally, Osney Mead falling under the responsibility of Oxford, which is controlled by the Labour party. At a county level, Oxfordshire provide some services.

Average age of local residents

  • Substantially younger than the Vale Locality average of 43
37 years old
5%
5%
0-4
5%
5%
5-9
6%
5%
10-15
4%
3%
16-19
4%
9%
20-24
5%
12%
25-29
17%
22%
30-44
27%
25%
45-64
22%
10%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • Vale Locality Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is around the Vale Locality average
53k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally quite an affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income around the Vale Locality average.

Deprivation

  • Oxford area scores worse than Vale in official government statistics reflecting household income, employment, health and access to opportunities
above average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Oxford performs well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.