Moving to Alsager, Cheshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Alsager, Cheshire - What you need to know
Moving to Alsager, Cheshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Alsager in Cheshire? You've found some estate agents and they have told you what you wanted to hear. You've read some speil by a local councillor who says that Alsager is on the up an up? Now it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Alsager the land of milk and honey or are Sandbach, Biddulph and Kidsgrove a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Alsager

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Alsager. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Hardings Wood 27
Kidsgrove 27
Red Bull 22
Butt Lane 21
Church Lawton 14
Hollins 11
Talke 11
Coalpit Hill 11
Hall Green 6
Foxley 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Alsager. These statitics 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 collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Alsager. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

Ward Average rank in England
Alsager (Best) 25674/32845
Sandbach Ettiley Heath and Wheelock 23149/32845
Sandbach Heath and East 21744/32845
Newchapel & Mow Cop 20693/32845
Biddulph West 17881/32845
Kidsgrove & Ravenscliffe 17687/32845
Crackley & Red Street 17000/32845
Talke & Butt Lane 15910/32845
Goldenhill and Sandyford 5522/32845
Tunstall (Worst) 3809/32845
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Your Health in Alsager

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

Local Authority Very Bad Bad Fair Good Very Good
Stoke-on-Trent 1.87% 6.17% 15.33% 34.66% 41.97%
Cheshire East (Alsager) 1.06% 3.85% 12.78% 33.25% 49.06%
Newcastle-under-Lyme 1.4% 5.1% 14.37% 34.48% 44.65%
Staffordshire Moorlands 1.37% 4.55% 14.86% 35.06% 44.15%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Biddulph West (Best) 20156/32845
Alsager 20052/32845
Sandbach Ettiley Heath and Wheelock 19020/32845
Sandbach Heath and East 15066/32845
Newchapel & Mow Cop 13997/32845
Crackley & Red Street 10021/32845
Kidsgrove & Ravenscliffe 9301/32845
Talke & Butt Lane 8811/32845
Goldenhill and Sandyford 3213/32845
Tunstall (Worst) 3036/32845

Deprivation in Alsager

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 Alsager. 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
Alsager (Best) 25825/32845
Sandbach Ettiley Heath and Wheelock 24439/32845
Sandbach Heath and East 22148/32845
Biddulph West 22032/32845
Newchapel & Mow Cop 20437/32845
Crackley & Red Street 15904/32845
Kidsgrove & Ravenscliffe 14824/32845
Talke & Butt Lane 12320/32845
Goldenhill and Sandyford 5692/32845
Tunstall (Worst) 3660/32845

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