Is Thornbury, Gloucestershire a nice place to live?

Is Thornbury a nice place to live or is Thornbury rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Thornbury 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 Thornbury truly a nice place to live, or are Bradley Stoke, Patchway and Wickwar a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Thornbury?

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 Thornbury. 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
Lower Morton 51
Morton 50
Crossways 35
Newton 34
Duckhole 34
Alveston 7
Alveston Down 6
Milbury Heath 5
Buckover 5
Oldbury Naite 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Thornbury. 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 Thornbury 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 Bradley Stoke North ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Bradley Stoke North (Best) 25576/32845
Stoke Gifford 24707/32845
Bradley Stoke South 24329/32845
Frampton Cotterell 22904/32845
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge 22831/32845
Severn Vale 21729/32845
Charfield 21425/32845
Thornbury 20373/32845
Patchway Coniston 14604/32845
Filton (Worst) 10820/32845
Reader Opinion:

Huddersfield, such a brilliant place to live!

Your Health in Thornbury

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Bristol, City of 1.27% 4.22%
South Gloucestershire (Thornbury) 0.93% 3.26%
Forest of Dean 1.13% 4.31%
Cotswold 0.8% 3.01%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Severn Vale (Best) 30311/32845
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge 29694/32845
Frampton Cotterell 28746/32845
Bradley Stoke South 28507/32845
Thornbury 27880/32845
Stoke Gifford 26324/32845
Charfield 25544/32845
Bradley Stoke North 25483/32845
Filton 23640/32845
Patchway Coniston (Worst) 18603/32845
Reader Opinion:

Yeovil, neatly situated in the arse end of nowhere

Deprivation in Thornbury

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 Thornbury. 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
Bradley Stoke South (Best) 28821/32845
Frampton Cotterell 26522/32845
Stoke Gifford 26365/32845
Thornbury 25935/32845
Bradley Stoke North 25482/32845
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge 23942/32845
Severn Vale 23112/32845
Charfield 22968/32845
Filton 20816/32845
Patchway Coniston (Worst) 14513/32845

Average rent in Thornbury

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Thornbury

If you are thinking of moving to Thornbury, 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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