Is Holsworthy, Devon a nice place to live?

Is Holsworthy a nice place to live or is Holsworthy rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Holsworthy 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 Holsworthy truly a nice place to live, or are Bude, Stratton and Highampton a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Holsworthy?

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 Holsworthy. 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
Holsworthy 5
Chasty 1
Churchtown 1
Bridgerule 1
Burnard’s Ho 0
Parnacott 0
Hollacombe 0
Cookbury Wick 0
Clawton 0
Pancrasweek 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Holsworthy. 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 Holsworthy 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 Poundstock ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Poundstock (Best) 31836/32845
Tintagel 31596/32845
Broadheath 31508/32845
Monkleigh & Putford 31347/32845
Hartland 30205/32845
Milton & Tamarside 30196/32845
Grenville and Stratton 29829/32845
Holsworthy 25856/32845
Bude 24716/32845
Launceston Central (Worst) 24100/32845

Your Health in Holsworthy

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Cornwall 1.43% 4.87%
South Hams 1.11% 3.8%
Torridge (Holsworthy) 1.31% 4.9%
West Devon 1.18% 3.96%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Poundstock (Best) 24492/32845
Grenville and Stratton 23059/32845
Monkleigh & Putford 19696/32845
Tintagel 18144/32845
Hartland 17609/32845
Milton & Tamarside 17421/32845
Bude 16333/32845
Broadheath 14595/32845
Launceston Central 13617/32845
Holsworthy (Worst) 13143/32845

Deprivation in Holsworthy

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 Holsworthy. 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
Grenville and Stratton (Best) 13954/32845
Bude 13712/32845
Monkleigh & Putford 13288/32845
Launceston Central 12082/32845
Hartland 11911/32845
Tintagel 10882/32845
Milton & Tamarside 10521/32845
Poundstock 10409/32845
Broadheath 9654/32845
Holsworthy (Worst) 8399/32845

Average rent in Holsworthy

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Holsworthy

If you are thinking of moving to Holsworthy, 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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