Is Netherton, West Midlands a nice place to live?

Is Netherton a nice place to live or is Netherton rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Netherton 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 Netherton truly a nice place to live, or are Tewkesbury, Evesham and Pershore a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Netherton?

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 Netherton. 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
Fairfield 20
Hampton 10
Netherton 1
Bricklehampton 1
Kersoe 0
Ashton under Hill 0
Charlton 0
Upper Haselor 0
Little Comberton 0
Great Comberton 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Netherton. 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 Netherton 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 Elmley Castle and Somerville ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Elmley Castle and Somerville (Best) 26075/32845
South Bredon Hill 24356/32845
Little Hampton 23622/32845
Pershore 23023/32845
Pinvin 22978/32845
Evesham South 18114/32845
Great Hampton 13369/32845
Evesham North 11850/32845
Harvington and Norton 11514/32845
Bengeworth (Worst) 8754/32845
Reader Opinion:

Tewkesbury, sounds posher than it is.

Your Health in Netherton

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Wychavon (Netherton) 0.98% 3.71%
Redditch 1.23% 4.18%
Worcester 1.03% 3.83%
Cheltenham 0.85% 3.14%

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

Ward Average rank in England
South Bredon Hill (Best) 28749/32845
Elmley Castle and Somerville 24402/32845
Little Hampton 22900/32845
Evesham South 21790/32845
Pershore 20894/32845
Pinvin 20819/32845
Harvington and Norton 20079/32845
Great Hampton 19877/32845
Bengeworth 19112/32845
Evesham North (Worst) 16666/32845
Reader Opinion:

Evesham, It's the worst of the worst no doubt about it.

Deprivation in Netherton

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 Netherton. 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
South Bredon Hill (Best) 24432/32845
Little Hampton 20706/32845
Evesham South 20297/32845
Pinvin 19089/32845
Elmley Castle and Somerville 18208/32845
Pershore 17903/32845
Great Hampton 15559/32845
Harvington and Norton 15323/32845
Evesham North 14373/32845
Bengeworth (Worst) 13246/32845

Average rent in Netherton

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Netherton

If you are thinking of moving to Netherton, 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.