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High Wycombe (/ˌhaɪ ˈwɪkəm/), often referred to as Wycombe, is a large town in Buckinghamshire, England. It is 29 miles (47 km) west north west of Charing Cross in London; this information is also engraved on the Corn Market building in the centre of the town. It is also 17 miles (27 km) south of the county town of Aylesbury, 27 miles (43 km) southeast of Oxford and 9 miles (14 km) north of Maidenhead. According to the 2011 census High Wycombe has a population of 120,256 making it the second largest town in the county of Buckinghamshire after Milton Keynes. High Wycombe Urban Area, the conurbation of which the town is the largest component, has a population of 133,204. High Wycombe is mostly an unparished area in the Wycombe district. Part of the urban area constitutes the civil parish of Chepping Wycombe, which had a population of 14,455 according to the 2001 census – this parish represents that part of the ancient parish of Chepping Wycombe which was outside the former municipal borough of Wycombe. Wycombe is a combination of industrial and market town, with a traditional emphasis on furniture production. There has been a market held in the High Street since at least the Middle Ages.

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Facts and Stats for High Wycombe*

  • Pollution Statistics in High Wycombe

    Know the pollution level of High Wycombe before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • High Wycombe: Crime and Safety

    How safe is High Wycombe for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in High Wycombe.

    • Burglary and Theft 60 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 61.11 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 60 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 36.11 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 60 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 70 (High)
  • Living in High Wycombe - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of High Wycombe is 162.16 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 41.09 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.91 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 52.01 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 62.85 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 69.91 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.8 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 121.93 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in High Wycombe

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in High Wycombe

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 69.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 65.54 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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