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The latest facts about Haydon Wick fromwww.britishsurvey.org/Swindon/Haydon_Wick/

People.

  • 10211 people live in Haydon Wick.more…
  • There are about 4450 dwellings in the ward.more…
  • 4% of our residents are from minority ethnic groups.more…
  • 37.08% of people are between the ages of 20 and 39.more…
  • 3 people in Swindon are 100 years old or more.
  • There are 1444 people over the age of 60 living in this ward.

Housing.

  • 88.52% of residents own there own homes either owned outright or with a mortgage.
  • 5.57% of residents live in council or housing association homes.
  • 5.24% of residents live in privately rented homes.
  • 0.67% of residents live completley rent free!
  • more…

Environment .

  • The population density of Haydon Wick is approximatley 12727 people per square mile.
  • The actual size of the ward is 0.8 square miles (208 hectares).

Employment.

  • The biggest industry in this area(with 20.69% of people) is the manufacturing industry.
  • The biggest male industry in this area(with 29.12% of males) is the manufacturing industry.
  • The biggest females industry in this area (with 21.26% of females) are the wholesale and retail trade motor mechanic industries.
  • more…

Relationships.

  • 52.18% of people over the age of 16 are currently married.

Source: National Statistics website: www.statistics.gov.uk Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO

 

House Prices in Haydon Wick – SN2 area.

Total Sales
Current Average
6 Month Change
1 Year Change
Detached
13
£198347
£204215 (-2.87% )
£176457 (12.41% )
Semi-Detached
43
£145784
£146252 (-0.32% )
£124091 (17.48% )
Terraces
110
£123371
£111611 (10.54% )
£109238 (12.94% )
Flat/Maisonette
49
£105785
£106606 (-0.77% )
£105129 (0.62% )

House Prices in Haydon Wick – SN25 area.

Total Sales
Current Average
6 Month Change
1 Year Change
Detached
13
£198347
£204215 (-2.87% )
£176457 (12.41% )
Semi-Detached
43
£145784
£146252 (-0.32% )
£124091 (17.48% )
Terraces
110
£123371
£111611 (10.54% )
£109238 (12.94% )
Flat/Maisonette
49
£105785
£106606 (-0.77% )
£105129 (0.62% )

Source: Land registry, www.landreg.gov.uk Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO

 

Mortgage Statistics

  • 20% of all working age households (3.8million) have someone who is currently out of work.
  • Every day 90 families have their home repossessed. The majority of these repossessions are because of the financial hardship caused by unemployment.
  • Every day 500 people loose their job through redundancy. Nearly 70% of unemployed men and 50% of unemployed women will be out of work for over 6 months.
  • A third of all people aged between 26-37 have experienced unemployment for a period exceeding 2 months.
  • Every day 3,000 people will attempt to claim State Disability Benefits.
  • Nearly 3 million people are disabled and have been unable to work for a year or more.

    Source: Department of Work and Pensions, 2003.

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  • The Electoral Roll for 2002 shows Haydon Wick Ward has 7,907 eligible voters – more than any other Ward in Swindon

  • However, in the 2001 Census, Hadon Wick had 10,211 residents making it the second most populous Ward after Freshbrook and Grange Park with 10,383
  • There are 15 areas of Swindon with Parish Councils and of these, Haydon Wick has one of the lowest levels of Council Tax being 11th out of the 15
  • Until May 2000, Haydon Wick had always been represented by Labour Councillors – In 2002, just 2 years later all 3 Councillors are Conservatives
  • Haydon Wick had the lowest crime figures in Swindon in 2001 per head of population; it suffered 2.14% of the Town’s crime with 5.45% of the total population.
  • Haydon Wick Parish covers a larger area than Haydon Wick Borough Council Ward
  • There is a Community Association which mets regularly at the Haydon Centre on the third Monday of each month at 7.30pm. They are always looking for new residents to join the Association – for more details ask at the Haydon Centre Reception or call 706666.
  • Government statistics are available on Haydon Wick Ward (Click Here)
  • There is a Nature Reserve called the Seven Fields Nature Reserve which is in a valley surrounded by the communities of Haydon Wick, Greenmeadow, Abbey Meads, Penhill and Whitworth
  • In the 2001 Census, Swindon had more males than females in every age range up to age 65. This contrasts with the UK as a whole where females out number males from the age of 22! See the full picture atwww.statistics.gov.uk/census2001/pop2001/Swindon_UA.asp
  • the Haydon Wick Brook which flows from the River Ray is the network that carries much of the water flows in the area. Visit the Environment Agency page on Haydon Wick
  • In 2001, over 73% of housing stock was placed in Council Tax bands C, D and E
  • There are 4 Primary Schools in the Ward – Catherine Wayte, Greenmeadow, Haydonleigh and Haydon Wick but there is no Secondary School
  • There are two schemes of sheltered accommodation: Haydon Court and James Wilks House
  • There is one care home: Fessey House
  • There is no Post Office in Haydon Wick Ward
  • There are 4 Pubs – The Fox and Hounds, Shield and Dagger, Manor Farm and the Toby Carvery
  • There are 2 Churches – St John’s and Emmanuel United Reform Church
  • For more information visit www.upmystreet.com/overview/?l1=sn251qq and enter your post code

If you have any interesting facts about Haydon Wick, please e-mail them to me at david.renard@ntlworld.com. Thank you.