Is Tiverton, Devon a nice place to live?

Is Tiverton a nice place to live or is Tiverton rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Tiverton 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 Tiverton truly a nice place to live, or are Bampton, Bradninch and Cullompton a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Tiverton?

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 Tiverton. 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
Tiverton 1
Bolham 0
Chettiscombe 0
Collipriest 0
Chevithorne 0
Manley 0
Halberton 0
Lower Town 0
Butterleigh 0
Ponsford 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Tiverton. 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 Tiverton 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 Cadbury ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Cadbury (Best) 32497/32845
Way 31560/32845
Lower Culm 29390/32845
Cullompton South 28097/32845
Halberton 26565/32845
Cranmore 25027/32845
Cullompton North 24760/32845
Lowman 24650/32845
Westexe 22043/32845
Castle (Worst) 18296/32845
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Your Health in Tiverton

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Teignbridge 1.25% 4.24%
Exeter 1.1% 3.68%
North Devon 1.27% 4.34%
Mid Devon (Tiverton) 0.96% 3.58%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Way (Best) 31152/32845
Halberton 29104/32845
Cadbury 28987/32845
Lower Culm 27801/32845
Cullompton South 25924/32845
Castle 24463/32845
Lowman 23913/32845
Cranmore 23666/32845
Cullompton North 22899/32845
Westexe (Worst) 17198/32845
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Deprivation in Tiverton

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 Tiverton. 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
Lower Culm (Best) 23230/32845
Cullompton South 20720/32845
Cullompton North 20284/32845
Cadbury 19349/32845
Halberton 18037/32845
Cranmore 16628/32845
Castle 16163/32845
Lowman 15723/32845
Way 15044/32845
Westexe (Worst) 12149/32845

Average rent in Tiverton

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Tiverton

If you are thinking of moving to Tiverton, 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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