Is Chulmleigh, Devon a nice place to live?

Is Chulmleigh a nice place to live or is Chulmleigh rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Chulmleigh 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 Chulmleigh truly a nice place to live, or are Hatherleigh, North Tawton and South Molton a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Chulmleigh?

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 Chulmleigh. 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
South Molton 11
Lapford 3
Lapford Cross 1
Bishop’s Nympton 1
Berner’s Cross 0
Chawleigh 0
Eggesford Station 0
Little Dart 0
Burrington 0
Weeke 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Chulmleigh. 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 Chulmleigh 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 Taw ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Taw (Best) 32297/32845
Sandford and Creedy 31874/32845
Exbourne 31728/32845
Witheridge 31198/32845
Chittlehampton 30161/32845
Winkleigh 30158/32845
Bishop's Nympton 30051/32845
South Molton 29024/32845
Taw Vale 28177/32845
Reader Opinion:

Chulmleigh, Devon: Death by platitudes

Your Health in Chulmleigh

If you are thinking of moving to Chulmleigh, 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 Chulmleigh compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Exeter 1.1% 3.68%
North Devon (Chulmleigh) 1.27% 4.34%
Torridge 1.31% 4.9%
West Devon 1.18% 3.96%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Chulmleigh. 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 Chulmleigh. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
Taw (Best) 31457/32845
Sandford and Creedy 26099/32845
Exbourne 24806/32845
Chittlehampton 23173/32845
Bishop's Nympton 22968/32845
Witheridge 22837/32845
Taw Vale 22770/32845
Winkleigh 17576/32845
South Molton 16990/32845
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Deprivation in Chulmleigh

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 Chulmleigh. 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
Chittlehampton (Best) 16039/32845
Sandford and Creedy 15382/32845
Exbourne 14709/32845
South Molton 14559/32845
Taw 14304/32845
Winkleigh 12216/32845
Witheridge 11425/32845
Bishop's Nympton 11322/32845
Taw Vale 10237/32845

Average rent in Chulmleigh

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Chulmleigh 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 Chulmleigh.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Chulmleigh

If you are thinking of moving to Chulmleigh, 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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