Is Braunstone Town, Leicestershire a nice place to live?

Is Braunstone Town a nice place to live or is Braunstone Town rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Braunstone Town is on the up an up, it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Braunstone Town truly a nice place to live, or are Leicester, Oadby and Wigston Magna a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Braunstone Town?

Using the latest Police street crime figures (typically from 3 months ago) we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Braunstone Town. Naturally the more urban and more central areas will have a higher rate of crime, but often you can be surprised when that is not the case and that is the area you want to move to.
Policing Area Voilent Crimes
New Parks 209
Clarendon Park 133
Knighton 130
Knighton Fields 130
Eyres Monsell 85
Grand Union Canal 73
Rothley 61
Aylestone 47
Aylestone Park 44
Enderby 16

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Braunstone Town. These statistics are published by the government every 2-3 years. They are a measure of how likely you are to be a victim of personal or material crime in an area, such as muggings or burglary. We've taken the rank average for wards in and around Braunstone Town and compared them. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

You least likely to be a victim of crime in the Muxloe ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Muxloe (Best) 23125/32845
Enderby and St John's 21334/32845
Forest 19188/32845
Millfield 18554/32845
Winstanley 13625/32845
Ravenhurst and Fosse 11241/32845
Fosse 6704/32845
Western 4395/32845
Braunstone Park & Rowley Fields 3610/32845
Westcotes (Worst) 2981/32845
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Your Health in Braunstone Town

If you are thinking of moving to Braunstone Town, you want to know if the place is likely to put you on a downward spiral of ill health. We've taken the healh question from the latest census to find out and how Braunstone Town compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Leicester 1.49% 4.54%
Charnwood 0.89% 3.29%
Blaby (Braunstone Town) 0.88% 3.28%
Oadby and Wigston 1.09% 3.71%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Braunstone Town. They measures the risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life through poor physical or mental health, lovely! We've collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Braunstone Town. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
Forest (Best) 23715/32845
Millfield 23420/32845
Muxloe 22746/32845
Winstanley 21528/32845
Enderby and St John's 21211/32845
Ravenhurst and Fosse 19153/32845
Fosse 10191/32845
Westcotes 10129/32845
Western 6680/32845
Braunstone Park & Rowley Fields (Worst) 5598/32845
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Deprivation in Braunstone Town

Using the English Indices of Deprivation statistics, we've collated the average Index of Multiple Deprivation rank of all the LSOAs in the wards in and around Braunstone Town. In layman's terms, this is how rough the ward is based on mutiple measures of deprivation including; employment, income, health, crime, housing and outside space.

Ward Average rank in England
Muxloe (Best) 28424/32845
Forest 26363/32845
Millfield 23511/32845
Winstanley 20517/32845
Enderby and St John's 17874/32845
Ravenhurst and Fosse 17673/32845
Fosse 11297/32845
Westcotes 11235/32845
Western 7494/32845
Braunstone Park & Rowley Fields (Worst) 5807/32845

Average rent in Braunstone Town

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Braunstone Town are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Braunstone Town.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Braunstone Town

If you are thinking of moving to Braunstone Town, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.

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