Is Waterlooville, Hampshire a nice place to live?

Is Waterlooville a nice place to live or is Waterlooville rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Waterlooville 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 Waterlooville truly a nice place to live, or are Havant, Portchester and Southwick a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Waterlooville?

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 Waterlooville. 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
Stockheath 137
Durrants 80
Waterlooville 73
Wecock 64
Anmore 49
Lovedean 47
Forest of Bere 45
Red Hill 20
Mead End 18
Furzeley Corner 2

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Waterlooville. 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 Waterlooville 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 Horndean Catherington ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Horndean Catherington (Best) 26819/32845
Drayton and Farlington 23344/32845
Denmead 22531/32845
Cowplain 21081/32845
Waterloo 20466/32845
Purbrook 19637/32845
Stakes 13817/32845
Hart Plain 12271/32845
Warren Park 4337/32845
Barncroft (Worst) 3754/32845
Reader Opinion:

Chichester, the haven of snobs, fakes and shallow tossers!

Your Health in Waterlooville

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Portsmouth 1.15% 3.9%
Havant (Waterlooville) 1.31% 4.29%
Fareham 0.9% 3.13%
Gosport 0.99% 3.89%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Horndean Catherington (Best) 28556/32845
Denmead 27647/32845
Drayton and Farlington 24819/32845
Cowplain 23834/32845
Waterloo 20754/32845
Purbrook 19603/32845
Hart Plain 18804/32845
Stakes 11569/32845
Barncroft 11131/32845
Warren Park (Worst) 5299/32845
Reader Opinion:

Portsmouth: O.M.F.G.

Deprivation in Waterlooville

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 Waterlooville. 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
Horndean Catherington (Best) 30128/32845
Drayton and Farlington 26716/32845
Cowplain 25664/32845
Denmead 24656/32845
Waterloo 23072/32845
Purbrook 22206/32845
Hart Plain 17902/32845
Stakes 13255/32845
Barncroft 5581/32845
Warren Park (Worst) 3813/32845

Average rent in Waterlooville

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Waterlooville

If you are thinking of moving to Waterlooville, 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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