Is Tunstall, Staffordshire a nice place to live?

Is Tunstall a nice place to live or is Tunstall rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Tunstall 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 Tunstall truly a nice place to live, or are Market Drayton, Eccleshall and Stone a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Tunstall?

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 Tunstall. 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
Cat’s Hill Cross 7
Littleworth 0
Brockton 0
Bishop’s Offley 0
Offleyrock 0
Offleymarsh 0
Croxton 0
Knightley 0
Croxtonbank 0
Highlanes 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Tunstall. 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 Tunstall 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 Seighford & Church Eaton ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Seighford & Church Eaton (Best) 27734/32845
Cheswardine 26513/32845
Eccleshall 26084/32845
Church Aston & Lilleshall 25600/32845
Loggerheads 24518/32845
Gnosall & Woodseaves 23417/32845
Newport North & West 22981/32845
Newport South & East 20681/32845
Market Drayton West 18535/32845
Shifnal North (Worst) 17161/32845
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Your Health in Tunstall

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Stoke-on-Trent 1.87% 6.17%
Shropshire 1.13% 3.91%
Telford and Wrekin 1.42% 4.81%
Stafford (Tunstall) 1.14% 3.91%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Seighford & Church Eaton (Best) 25158/32845
Gnosall & Woodseaves 25082/32845
Eccleshall 22337/32845
Church Aston & Lilleshall 21832/32845
Cheswardine 21424/32845
Loggerheads 20213/32845
Shifnal North 18108/32845
Newport South & East 15965/32845
Newport North & West 15491/32845
Market Drayton West (Worst) 14651/32845
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Deprivation in Tunstall

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 Tunstall. 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
Church Aston & Lilleshall (Best) 24688/32845
Gnosall & Woodseaves 23916/32845
Seighford & Church Eaton 23805/32845
Newport North & West 23482/32845
Newport South & East 22737/32845
Loggerheads 22070/32845
Eccleshall 21504/32845
Shifnal North 17482/32845
Cheswardine 16289/32845
Market Drayton West (Worst) 15426/32845

Average rent in Tunstall

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Tunstall

If you are thinking of moving to Tunstall, 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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