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Willow Lane, Wantage, OX12 8DF | Demographic profile

Willow Lane is in a fairly typical 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

    Wantage Co is represented by the Conservative party.

Conservative

National (General) Election 2019

50.74%
Conservative
31.91%
Liberal Democrat
15.16%
Labour
2.2%
Independent
Voting margin 18.83%
Voting turnout 73.0%

Willow Lane falls within the parliamentary constituency of Wantage Co, represented by the Conservative MP, David Johnston. At the last general election Conservative won control with a majority of 12,653 votes over Liberal Democrat. A breakdown of voting at the last election is shown above.

Population

  • 2090 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 Willow Lane is fairly densely populated, with 2090 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 older than the National average of 39
41 years old
5%
6%
0-4
6%
7%
5-9
6%
7%
10-15
4%
3%
16-19
6%
4%
20-24
6%
6%
25-29
19%
19%
30-44
25%
24%
45-64
18%
20%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • National Average
  • This Area

Popularity with families

  • Popular with young families

The area around Willow Lane is popular with young families. There is an even split between single people and married couples.

Ethnic Group

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

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 White Irish around this.

Income

  • Average household income is much higher than the National average
63k
Average annual income

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

Deprivation

  • Vale of White Horse is a fairly typical area in terms of household income, employment and access to opportunities
average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Vale of White Horse is a fairly typical area in terms of household income, employment 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: Property, Retail, and Manufacturing
Property

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

Travel to work

  • Most popular travel methods: Car and Walking
Car

Most people travel to their workplace by Car (71%) and Walking (13%)

Average age of local residents

  • Slightly older than the South East region average of 39
41 years old
5%
6%
0-4
6%
7%
5-9
7%
7%
10-15
4%
3%
16-19
5%
4%
20-24
6%
6%
25-29
22%
19%
30-44
24%
24%
45-64
16%
20%
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
63k
Average annual income

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

Deprivation

  • Vale of White Horse is, statistically, one of the poorer scoring areas in South East when it comes to official government deprivation figures
average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Vale of White Horse is a fairly typical area in terms of household income, employment 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

    Wantage Co is represented by the Conservative party.

 
Conservative

Local elections

29
Conservative
21
Lib Dem
1
Labour
Voting margin 8

Locally, Willow Lane falling under the responsibility of Vale of White Horse, which is controlled by the Conservative party. At a county level, Oxfordshire provide some services.

Average age of local residents

  • Slightly younger than the West Locality average of 43
41 years old
4%
6%
0-4
6%
7%
5-9
8%
7%
10-15
4%
3%
16-19
3%
4%
20-24
4%
6%
25-29
15%
19%
30-44
31%
24%
45-64
21%
20%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • West Locality Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is slightly higher than the West Locality average
63k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally a fairly average area. At the same time, local households have an income slightly higher than the West Locality average.

Deprivation

  • Vale of White Horse scores slightly lower than West in official government statistics reflecting household income, employment, health and access to opportunities
average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Vale of White Horse is a fairly typical area in terms of household income, employment 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.