Is Basingstoke a rich area?

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is one of the wealthiest councils in the country – but how much money does it have in the piggy bank? According to its most recent statement of accounts, filed at the end of the last financial year in March 2020, it has more than £405million in reserves.

What is the population of Basingstoke 2020?

Population density, persons per hectare (from 2015 to 2020) for Basingstoke and Deane

Period Population density
Persons per hectare
2018 2.77 28.03
2019 2.79 28.21
2020 2.80 28.38

How many black people live in Basingstoke?

Further information about the population structure:

Ethnic Group Persons
White 96,976
Asian 6,090
Black 1,706
Arab 121

What is Basingstoke famous for?

The Top of Town is the historic heart of Basingstoke, housing the Willis Museum in the former Town Hall building (rebuilt 1832) as well as several locally run shops and the market place.

Is Basingstoke poor?

Basingstoke and Deane is among the least deprived areas in the UK, ranked 243rd out of all 317 local authority districts in England. Data from the 2019 results show that part of South Ham is the most deprived area in borough.

Is Basingstoke a cheap place to live?

Basingstoke scored highly for employment rates, earnings, health and well-being, low crime rates, good education and affordable house prices. Indeed, the average house price in Basingstoke in 2020 was £314.233.

Is it nice to live in Basingstoke?

BASINGSTOKE has been named as one of the top 50 places to live in Britain in 2020, beating hundreds of locations around the U.K. While the nearby district of Hart – which includes Hook and Odiham – was ranked as the third best place to live in the country.

How big is Basingstoke?

The borough of Basingstoke and Deane covers an area of over 245 square miles (over 63,000 hectares) within northern Hampshire.

Is Basingstoke a nice place to live?

Does anyone famous live in Basingstoke?

Harry Styles – the world-famous popstar’s cousin, Ben Selley, lives in Tadley and is a member of Basingstoke boy band Concept. Harry’s grandfather also lives in Bramley.

Is Basingstoke safe to live?

Basingstoke is the third most dangerous major town in Hampshire, and is the 38th most dangerous overall out of Hampshire’s 269 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Basingstoke in 2021 was 77 crimes per 1,000 people.

Is Basingstoke good to live?