Is Kenilworth, Warwickshire a nice place to live?

Is Kenilworth a nice place to live or is Kenilworth rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Kenilworth 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 Kenilworth truly a nice place to live, or are Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick and Coventry a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Kenilworth?

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 Kenilworth. 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
Ladyes Hill 27
Kenilworth 18
Green Lane 15
Gibbet Hill 14
Blackdown 12
Beechwood 4
St Johns 3
Ashow 3
Stoneleigh 2
Honiley 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Kenilworth. 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 Kenilworth 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 Wainbody ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Wainbody (Best) 29268/32845
Kenilworth Park Hill 24623/32845
Kenilworth St John's 23380/32845
Budbrooke 22721/32845
Warwick All Saints & Woodloes 21265/32845
Earlsdon 21057/32845
Leamington Milverton 19515/32845
Warwick Saltisford 18613/32845
Westwood 18493/32845
Leamington Lillington (Worst) 18390/32845
Reader Opinion:

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

Your Health in Kenilworth

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Coventry 1.4% 4.66%
Solihull 1.21% 3.99%
Warwick (Kenilworth) 0.93% 3.11%
North Warwickshire 1.38% 4.6%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Kenilworth Park Hill (Best) 25675/32845
Budbrooke 23419/32845
Leamington Milverton 22400/32845
Kenilworth St John's 21609/32845
Wainbody 20482/32845
Earlsdon 19508/32845
Warwick All Saints & Woodloes 18285/32845
Leamington Lillington 18202/32845
Warwick Saltisford 18010/32845
Westwood (Worst) 11318/32845
Reader Opinion:

Leamington Spa: Stale magnolia casting its vanilla doom all over the town

Deprivation in Kenilworth

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 Kenilworth. 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
Kenilworth St John's (Best) 27616/32845
Wainbody 26764/32845
Kenilworth Park Hill 26626/32845
Leamington Milverton 25931/32845
Budbrooke 25517/32845
Earlsdon 23341/32845
Leamington Lillington 22121/32845
Warwick All Saints & Woodloes 21378/32845
Warwick Saltisford 21259/32845
Westwood (Worst) 13592/32845

Average rent in Kenilworth

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Kenilworth

If you are thinking of moving to Kenilworth, 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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