Is Hinckley, Leicestershire a nice place to live?

Is Hinckley a nice place to live or is Hinckley rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Hinckley 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 Hinckley truly a nice place to live, or are Earl Shilton, Bedworth and Nuneaton a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Hinckley?

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 Hinckley. 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
Hollycroft 73
St Nicolas Park 64
Earl Shilton 51
Barwell 51
Burbage 18
Shelford 8
Higham on the Hill 6
Stoke Golding 1
Dadlington 1
Aston Flamville 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Hinckley. 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 Hinckley 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 Stanton and Flamville ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Stanton and Flamville (Best) 24043/32845
Burbage Sketchley and Stretton 23277/32845
Croft Hill 22980/32845
Hinckley De Montfort 21827/32845
Hinckley Clarendon 20318/32845
Bulkington 19045/32845
Burbage St Catherines and Lash Hill 16640/32845
Barwell 16460/32845
Hinckley Trinity 16118/32845
Hinckley Castle (Worst) 14291/32845
Reader Opinion:

I'm amazed that Coventry doesn't feature in the 10 worst places to live

Your Health in Hinckley

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Nuneaton and Bedworth 1.4% 4.81%
Hinckley and Bosworth (Hinckley) 0.98% 3.63%
Rugby 0.97% 3.51%
Blaby 0.88% 3.28%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Burbage Sketchley and Stretton (Best) 26355/32845
Stanton and Flamville 22790/32845
Croft Hill 22160/32845
Hinckley De Montfort 21008/32845
Hinckley Clarendon 20585/32845
Hinckley Castle 17908/32845
Barwell 17662/32845
Bulkington 17184/32845
Burbage St Catherines and Lash Hill 15984/32845
Hinckley Trinity (Worst) 15003/32845
Reader Opinion:

Coventry - Worse than ever

Deprivation in Hinckley

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 Hinckley. 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
Burbage Sketchley and Stretton (Best) 29925/32845
Stanton and Flamville 24782/32845
Croft Hill 23028/32845
Hinckley De Montfort 22943/32845
Bulkington 20688/32845
Hinckley Clarendon 19700/32845
Burbage St Catherines and Lash Hill 16599/32845
Barwell 16014/32845
Hinckley Trinity 15661/32845
Hinckley Castle (Worst) 15376/32845

Average rent in Hinckley

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Hinckley

If you are thinking of moving to Hinckley, 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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