Geodemographic Data

Geodemographic data attempts to classify every postcode into one of around just 50 classifications. These are then used by marketing people to target goods and services and by others to site out of town shopping centres, or supermarkets. It is also used in credit scorecards to give a measure of risk, especially if other information is not available from anywhere else. The impact of geodemographic data on your Credit Score is relatively small compared to other things, such as your age or your residential status.

When putting together geodemographic data, statisticians use census based information, together with information derived from consumer questionnaires (for example, the ones that offer shopping vouchers in return), and data from Credit Reference Agencies. The full census only happens once every 10 years and consumers are increasingly giving less accurate responses to questionnaires, so it is inevitable that some postcodes will be classified incorrectly because of out of date census information or poor quality responses from questionnaires.

We think it's very important that this data should be easy to access and interpret, so that if there is any error or anomaly, this can be passed back to the people who own the data, so that the classification can be re-evaluated.

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It's important to remember the limitations of trying to describe every area in the UK within the constraints of just 50 types. The general description is usually correct, but some of the detail may be very different.

Remember, we don't own the data so we can't amend it ourselves, but we can feed information back to the people who can.

Cameo

Cameo™ is owned by Eurodirect Marketing and is one of a handful of geodemographic databases that are commercially available in the UK. Another is Censation, which you can compare directly on checkmyfile.

Cameo™ classes every postcode into one of around 50 postcode classifications, which in turn are based on information from many sources including insolvency and court information, questionnaires and census data. Geodemographic data can often be one of the components of the calculation of some Credit Scores, can dictate the amount and type of junk mail you receive and is also used by retail stores and supermarkets to help locate new shops in areas mostly likely to suit their customers.

Please note that the same postcode can be classified quite differently by different geodemographic companies.

Censation

Censation™, owned by AFD Software, classifies every UK postcode using the latest and most comprehensive data about where people live, how affluent or deprived they are and what 'life stage' they are in. Information about housing, employment, qualifications - over 600 variables from the latest UK Census - are analysed together with residential and commercial data and then validated further using a life-style database.

There are several similar databases. You can compare how this postcode is rated in the Cameo database. Please note that classifications can and do differ on different databases.

Postcode Classifications

There are around 50 or so 'model' classifications for all postcodes in the UK. They are a general view of various aspects of a postcode, and rarely do all parts of the description of a postcode classification match every aspect of the actual postcode itself.

Because they are generalisations, they help marketing people to identify postcode areas that contain people with similar, but not exact, lifestyles across the UK.

House Prices

House price data is taken from HM Land Registry and reflects the actual prices paid, rather than the advertised sale prices. Don't forget that average prices can vary depending on the mix of type of houses sold in any year.

Your Region Compared To The UK

When comparing prices, don't forget that the UK figure is calculated from hundreds of thousands of prices, so is much more reliable than the average price for your region, which is usually based on data from a small handful of house transactions.

Sales

OX3 7SX

Wealth & Credit Risk Indicators

Compare how the two geodemographic database providers Cameo and Censation describe properties and their residents in OX3 7SX. This information is based on the postcode classification, so may not be representative of the actual mix of properties in this postcode.

Cameo

Censation

Number of directors

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Income levels

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Average age

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Credit card ownership

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Credit Risk

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Unemployment level/ employment status

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Social group

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Unclassified

Employment type

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Typical employer

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Affluence

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Holidays abroad

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Qualifications

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The derived wealth and credit risk will determine the type of junk mail and other advertising that residents receive.

Estimated Credit Score For Residents Of OX3 7SX

875

Out of 1000

Public databases such as the Register of Court Judgments and Insolvency Records are combined with census data and 'lifestyle' information collected from questionnaires to evaluate the average financial risk in a postcode.

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OX3 7SX has no classified social group

The 'social class' of a person tends to be based on occupation - each group can be defined as shown below.

Class

Definition

A

Typically includes professionals such as doctors, lawyers and dentists, chartered architects and engineers. Individuals with a large degree of responsibility such as senior executives and senior managers, higher grade civil servants and higher ranks of the armed services.

B

Made up of university lecturers, heads of local government departments, executive officers of the civil service, middle managers, qualified scientists, bank managers, police inspectors and senior ranks of the armed services.

C1

Typically comprising nurses, technicians, pharmacists, salesmen, publicans, clerical workers , clerical officers within the civil service, police sergeants and constables and senior non commissioned officers within the armed services.

C2

Comprises skilled manual workers who have served apprenticeships; foremen, manual workers with special qualifications such as long distance lorry drivers, security officers and other non commissioned officers within the armed services.

D

Includes semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers, including labourers and people serving apprenticeships; clerical assistants in the civil service, machine minders, farm labourers, laboratory assistants, postmen and all other members of the armed services.

E

Made up of Pensioners, casual workers, long term unemployed people, and others with relatively low or fixed levels of income.

Summary Information For OX3 7SX

Every 10 years the Office for National Statistics undertakes a Census of all households in the UK with residents required, by law, to respond. The results are then checked and collated before being made available to the public.

Office for National Statistics

Locality

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Post Town

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Ward

Headington Hill and Northway

Local Authority

Oxford

Parliamentary Constituency

Oxford East

Primary Care Trust

Oxfordshire

Latitude

51.76428

Longitude

-1.227696

Output Area Classification

Ageing communities and families

House Price History

House price data is taken from HM Land Registry and reflects the actual prices paid, rather than the advertised sale prices. Average prices can vary depending on the mix of type of houses sold in any given year. Hover your mouse over the graph, or tap the plot points for more information.

Detached

Semi-Detached

Terraced

Flat-Maisonette

Other

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Volumes Of House Sales In Oxfordshire

Property In OX3 7SX

Cameo

Censation

Housing type

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House size

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Tenure

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Property value

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Identity Fraud In OX3 7SX

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Crimes Reported Within A 1 Mile Radius Of OX3 7SX

Crimes Around OX3 7SX

Families in OX3 7SX

Cameo

Censation

Family composition

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Many organisations mixed with low, transient population

Marital status

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Students

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Religion

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Newspapers

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Mail order response

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Hours of sport

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Weekly internet

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Social media

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Smartphone

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Tablet

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Online shopping

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Online groceries

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Online train

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Online flights

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Online holidays

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Online fashion

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Online books

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Closest Services To OX3 7SX

  • Schools
    St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Oxford 0 metres
    New Marston Primary School 517 metres
    Rye St Antony School 542 metres
    St Michael's Cofe Primary School 801 metres
    Headington School 0.53 miles
    Oxfordshire Hospital School 0.61 miles
    St Nicholas Primary School 0.68 miles
    Meadowbrook College 0.74 miles
    Abacus College 0.77 miles
    Cheney School 0.82 miles
  • Train Stations
    Oxford Rail Station 1.96 miles
    Oxford Parkway Rail Station 3.4 miles
    Islip Rail Station 4.27 miles
    Radley Rail Station 5.42 miles
    Hanborough Rail Station 7.52 miles
    Culham Rail Station 7.64 miles
    Combe (Oxon) Rail Station 8.53 miles
    Tackley Rail Station 8.61 miles
    Appleford Rail Station 8.63 miles
    Bicester Village Rail Station 9.51 miles
  • Airports
    Oxford (Kidlington) Airport 6.38 miles
    Chalgrove Airport 8.75 miles
    Raf Benson 11.67 miles
    Raf Brize Norton 15.25 miles
    Turweston Airport 19.92 miles
  • Bus Stations
    Headington Shops 0.79 miles
    St Clements Street 1.11 miles
    Queens Lane 1.3 miles
    Magdalen Street East 1.48 miles
    St Aldates 1.58 miles
    Gloucester Green Bus Station 1.66 miles
    Speedwell Street 1.68 miles
    Thornhill Park And Ride 1.9 miles
    Water Eaton Park And Ride 3.32 miles
    Manorsfield Road 9.79 miles
  • Hospitals
    John Radcliffe Hospital 546 metres
    Nuffield Health, The Manor Hospital, Oxford 0.59 miles
    Warneford Hospital 0.96 miles
    Churchill Hospital 1.11 miles
    Abingdon Community Hospital 7.24 miles
    Bicester Community Hospital 9.63 miles
    Thame Community Hospital 11.1 miles
    Wykeham Park Day Hospital 11.1 miles
    Didcot Community Hospital 11.13 miles
    Witney Community Hospital 11.32 miles
  • GP Practices
    Manor Surgery 0.58 miles
    Oxford Health Ft Comm Nmp 0.96 miles
    Bury Knowle Health Centre 1.01 miles
    Oxfordshire Roads To Recovery 1.14 miles
    St. Bartholemew's Medical Centre 1.16 miles
    Bartlemas Surgery 1.2 miles
    Cowley Road Medical Practice 1.2 miles
    St. Clement's Surgery 1.25 miles
    9 King Edward Street 1.43 miles
    Smart Cjs Detox Services 1.55 miles

Data Sources

The information in this report has been compiled using a variety of Open Data and paid data sets. These Open data sets are released to the public and are provided under their own specific copyright the notices of which are detailed below.

  • Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2018
  • Contains National Statistics data © Crown copyright and database right 2018
  • Data produced by Land Registry © Crown copyright 2018
  • Crime data provided by the Home Office through data.police.uk under the Open Government Licence
  • House Price data is provided by HM Land Registry © Crown copyright 2017

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