Is Clay Cross, Derbyshire a nice place to live?

Is Clay Cross a nice place to live or is Clay Cross rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Clay Cross 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 Clay Cross truly a nice place to live, or are Alfreton, Chesterfield and Matlock a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Clay Cross?

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 Clay Cross. 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
Hepthorne Lane 56
Grassmoor 53
Tupton 45
Danesmoor 42
North Wingfield 33
Waterloo 29
Lower Pilsley 29
Parkhouse Green 29
Nether Moor 12
Pilsley 6

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Clay Cross. 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 Clay Cross 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 Wingerworth ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Wingerworth (Best) 32502/32845
Pilsley & Morton 31085/32845
Tupton 29100/32845
Clay Cross South 28736/32845
Shirland 27531/32845
Clay Cross North 23891/32845
North Wingfield Central 23692/32845
Grassmoor 20668/32845
Tibshelf 19961/32845
Holmewood & Heath (Worst) 17593/32845
Reader Opinion:

Eastwood, you've a choice between Morrisons or Iceland for your micro-chips & blue pop

Your Health in Clay Cross

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Ashfield 1.5% 5.66%
Chesterfield 1.64% 5.98%
North East Derbyshire (Clay Cross) 1.52% 5.37%
Bolsover 1.83% 6.79%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Wingerworth (Best) 23284/32845
Pilsley & Morton 16108/32845
Tupton 15644/32845
Shirland 11654/32845
Tibshelf 9252/32845
Clay Cross North 7192/32845
Holmewood & Heath 7009/32845
Clay Cross South 6612/32845
North Wingfield Central 6579/32845
Grassmoor (Worst) 6215/32845
Reader Opinion:

The tragically run down town of Alfreton

Deprivation in Clay Cross

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 Clay Cross. 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
Wingerworth (Best) 30532/32845
Tupton 22018/32845
Pilsley & Morton 19150/32845
Tibshelf 14755/32845
Shirland 13383/32845
Clay Cross North 11657/32845
North Wingfield Central 11623/32845
Holmewood & Heath 10652/32845
Grassmoor 8950/32845
Clay Cross South (Worst) 8477/32845

Average rent in Clay Cross

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Clay Cross

If you are thinking of moving to Clay Cross, 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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