Is Stratton, Cornwall a nice place to live?

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

What are the crime levels like in Stratton?

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 Stratton. 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
Stratton 31
Bude 30
Bush 15
Maer 15
Kilkhampton 4
Box’s Shop 3
Helscott 1
Jewell’s Cross 1
Bridgerule 1
Helebridge 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Stratton. 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 Stratton 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
Monkleigh & Putford 31347/32845
Hartland 30205/32845
Milton & Tamarside 30196/32845
Grenville and Stratton 29829/32845
Launceston North and North Petherwin 27201/32845
Camelford 26086/32845
Holsworthy 25856/32845
Bude (Worst) 24716/32845

Your Health in Stratton

If you are thinking of moving to Stratton, 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 Stratton 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 (Stratton) 1.43% 4.87%
South Hams 1.11% 3.8%
Torridge 1.31% 4.9%
West Devon 1.18% 3.96%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Stratton. 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 Stratton. 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
Launceston North and North Petherwin 16548/32845
Bude 16333/32845
Camelford 16206/32845
Holsworthy (Worst) 13143/32845

Deprivation in Stratton

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 Stratton. 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
Hartland 11911/32845
Tintagel 10882/32845
Milton & Tamarside 10521/32845
Poundstock 10409/32845
Camelford 9474/32845
Launceston North and North Petherwin 9312/32845
Holsworthy (Worst) 8399/32845

Average rent in Stratton

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Stratton

If you are thinking of moving to Stratton, 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.