Churchill can be a tough place to find accurate information like any city in the UK. Read on to learn about which data to stay on top of when looking at house for sale in Churchill.
On top of this, keep reading for detailed information on the demographics of Churchill in Somerset. This is crucial in finding out if the area is worth for looking at houses for sale in the UK for an investment over the long term too.
In Churchill, what are the demographics like?
Are the people of Churchill deprived?
The deprivation levels of the UK can vary quite a bit. High deprivation levels signal a particular area has people who are struggling to make ends meet and pay for basic living expenses. For Churchill, in particular, the deprivation levels are 15%.
This figure can be contrasted with the deprivation levels of the UK of 33% to see if the levels are below or above average.
What does the population of Churchill look like?
The city of Churchill has a total population of 6,388. Large population sizes can be good to show there is a high demand for people to buy houses in the area but a better indication is if the population of Churchill is growing.
A small population city can also have high prices of houses for sale, because, if there is a growing population, and demand is still high, this could mean the house prices are pushed up.
Either way, a population must also be looked at in terms of the appreciation of the area as well as the rental yields and if the area really meets your needs.
The five year population change of Churchill
Over time, in the last five years, the population of the city of Churchill has changed by 3%. This figure can tell you a lot because a growing population indicates a house is likely to appreciate. Read more here
In addition, looking at the 10 year figure for population growth in the below paragraphs can give you further evidence as to what the change in population has been for a longer period of time. As a result, you’ll know if this 3% population change is something that has been there for a while or if it is a new trend. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
What is the difference in population over the last 10 years in Churchill?
In the last 10 years, there has been a shift in the population of 7%.
Comparing this to the 5 year figure of Churchill can tell you if there is a long history of population growth or decline, if there are population fluctuations or if the trend is stable.
New industries opening up in the area, the addition of new jobs and also international and national migration might all be reasons for changes in population size. Resulting in people moving in or leaving an area.
A good example of a quick change in population was in Stratford, London in 2012. Here, there was an increase in government spending in the area because of the Olympics which resulted in massive population growth.
In general, do people commit a lot of crime in Churchill?
Within Churchill, the number of people committing crimes is 31 per 1000 people. This figure directly relates to the safety of residents in the area which is one of the biggest factors in whether an area is considered desirable or not.
As a result, someone looking to buy a house here hoping for it to appreciate in value or buying a house here to produce rental income should check out the crime rate and compare it carefully to the UK average of 79.52 for every 1000 people to see how safe people living there will be.
If the area’s crime rate is too high, this may result in you having to pay for the renovation of burglaries or pay a premium on home insurance as insurance companies will charge you more for living in a dangerous area. So analyse this 31 figure carefully.
The city of Churchill, situated in Somerset, is a particularly impressive part of the UK because of the specific demographics of the location.
In the below headings, the city of Churchill and its demographics will be compared to its wider location (South West). This includes population size, growth and population education now and into the future.
These statistics are heavily influenced by socio-economic factors and as a result this also shapes the projected house price of the houses for sale in Churchill. So, taking a good look at the data is essential to understand the area you are considering to buy in.
What is the education level like in Churchill?
In Churchill, the proportion of people who have a degree is 36%. Generally speaking, as the number of people with degrees increases, the more people are able to afford houses to buy as a degree is a good indicator of a higher income. To put this into perspective, the average income of Churchill is £45,100.
This figure for average household income usually goes up alongside the percentage of people who have degrees.
However, this is not a hard and fast rule, there are many factors influencing the buying power of a population and hence the appreciation of housing and the number of houses for sale in the area. This can include the rental yields of the area and other demographic statistics like crime rate.
Nonetheless, it cannot be argued that those with degrees tend to live in more affluent areas as 82% of people who achieve a first in degree level education are owners of the place they live.
In the city of Churchill, is there a lot of green space?
Whether you view green space in Churchill as important to you as a homeowner is up to your personal preferences. Having said this, there is a clear benefit on the overall health of people who live near green space as the government has stated keeping green space in proximity to people is one of the biggest factors for combating obesity.
In Churchill, the number of acres of green space for every 1000 people currently is 13.2 which can be measured against the UK average of 1.7.
How much are those living in Churchill earning?
Typically, as people earn more money, the more they are able to afford and the better house prices in the area because demand goes up. You could also infer that the amenities such as schools, parks and public areas are generally of high quality as a result.
For these reasons, it could be argued that areas where people earn more money are generally nicer arrears to live in which also attracts more people as a result and further drives up house prices in the area.
To see if this phenomenon occurs in Churchill. Compare the area’s average household income of £45,100 to the average household income in the UK at price34,000. Adding to this, compare it with the figure for the highest social grade score too at 37% for more conclusive data on the affluence of the area.
What is the social grade score of Churchill?
In the city of Churchill and throughout the UK, the social grade score is assessed by observing what type of jobs people have and then grouping this into a grading system.
In general, the people at the top of the scale (the A category) have the highest paid, most skilled jobs and this is just 4% of the general UK population. On the lower end of the scale, people who are on benefits, state pensions and also manual workers all are grouped into this category that represents the most unskilled.
When trying to determine if the area of Churchill has an abundance of highly skilled workers, the top two categories are grouped together and given a percentage. This percentage is 37%.
Below, you can see how this compares to the National average as the average for the top two categories nationwide is 27% (Adding together the A and B categories)
|Social Score||Category||The proportion of the UK population (%)|
|A||Professional, managerial or administrative||4|
|B||Intermediate managerial or professional jobs||23|
|C1||Supervisory, junior managerial or professional jobs||29|
|C2||Skilled manual workers||21|
|D||Semi and unskilled manual workers||15|
|E||State pensioners, casual & lowest grade workers||8|
What are the asking prices for the houses for sale in the city of Churchill?
When speaking about the city of Churchill, £533,780 is the asking price for a house for sale.
We have compiled a table of data so you can know the asking prices of the specific size of home you’re most interested in. As you can imagine, a family looking to move out with children would be after a larger house than someone living alone in Churchill.
The data is in fact very different compared to the number of rooms you’re interested in having in your home and the asking price also tends to go up in staggering amounts as you add rooms.
Table showing the asking prices for houses for sale in Churchill
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£418,072|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£587,499|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
The tables should give you a generic view of what the prices of the houses for sale are like. To close things off in terms of the house asking price, the average asking price for the house for sale in the whole of Churchill is £0. This should show you the general prices overall and for individual types of houses too.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Churchill?
In Churchill, the average sale price of a house for sale is in fact £405,791. This is dependent on the 10 year population growth of Churchill being 7%. Growing populations are more likely to inflate the prices of houses for sale in the city of Churchill.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£444,352|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£307,381|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£287,727|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£188,949|
The list below is able to inform you of what these prices are. Giving you an accurate estimate of whether a landlord is likely to accept your offer based on the prices of the houses for sale in Churchill.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£3,270|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£3,460|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£3,000|
Evidently, certain types of houses for sale will have different types of demand and this will be reflected on the final price.
On average, the cost of a house for sale per square foot works out to be £3,270. This means if you are just looking out the houses sold in Churchill in general and didn’t take into consideration the type of build. For example, a new build.
In Churchill, what are the rental yields?
Assuming you are not looking for a house for sale in a certain area because of private reasons such as being close to a family member or you have been relocated to a new office, these are some of the factors to consider in order to understand if an investment is worth your money.
Investors typically look at data such as the average rental yield, the average asking price of rent per month, rent turnover and sale turnover. These KPIs give property investors a solid idea of how the market is performing in that area.
For the city of Churchill, the below table demonstrates this well. To make things simple, it compares these numbers to the wider region of the UK; South West. As well as Somerset, to give a smaller scale area to compare the data to.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
|Churchill||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||13.0%|
Assuming that in the future you want to re-sell the house you will eventually purchased in Churchill you might be interested in the number of sales per month (5) that happen in the local housing market. Comparing this figure for Churchill with the above table gives you a good understanding of the profitability of the area.
Are there new houses being built in Churchill to make it grow?
Whenever you are thinking about looking for houses for sale in Churchill, think about how the city is growing and how this may impact the overall growth of the area.
Comparing the growth at different time periods would be a great way to assess whether the growth has slowed down, remained the same or perhaps stagnated over the years.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Churchill growth rate||4%||9%||22%|
As the population of Churchill grows, this may also push up the price of the houses for sale. More people would be looking to buy homes and permanently live in the area. This demand helps a home appreciate. However, this isn’t always true because some cities build a lot of houses too to match the supply.