Moving to Ashbourne, Derbyshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Ashbourne, Derbyshire - What you need to know
Moving to Ashbourne, Derbyshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Ashbourne in Derbyshire? 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 Ashbourne 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 Ashbourne the land of milk and honey or are Wirksworth, Alton and Uttoxeter a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Ashbourne

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 Ashbourne. 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
Spitalhill 27
Ashbourne 16
Mayfield 7
Church Mayfield 6
Mapleton 2
Shirley Brook 1
Dove 1
Fenny Bentley 0
Swinscoe 0
Blore 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hulland (Best) 32591/32845
Clifton and Bradley 32159/32845
Brailsford 32065/32845
Weaver 30872/32845
Doveridge and Sudbury 29139/32845
Ashbourne South 28304/32845
Hamps Valley 27639/32845
Abbey 27348/32845
Norbury 26192/32845
Ashbourne North (Worst) 26000/32845
Reader Opinion:

Leek: Lock your windows and don't make eye contact

Your Health in Ashbourne

If you are thinking of moving to Ashbourne, 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 Ashbourne 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
Amber Valley 1.26% 4.75% 14.99% 34.99% 44.01%
East Staffordshire 1.09% 3.85% 13.47% 35.72% 45.86%
South Derbyshire 1.05% 3.85% 13.05% 34.4% 47.64%
Derbyshire Dales (Ashbourne) 1.06% 3.48% 13.66% 34.71% 47.09%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Norbury (Best) 30427/32845
Hamps Valley 30393/32845
Brailsford 29307/32845
Hulland 28437/32845
Abbey 25911/32845
Clifton and Bradley 25531/32845
Doveridge and Sudbury 24970/32845
Weaver 24388/32845
Ashbourne North 23771/32845
Ashbourne South (Worst) 22474/32845
Reader Opinion:

Stafford truly is the new Crewe and then some!

Deprivation in Ashbourne

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 Ashbourne. 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
Brailsford (Best) 25181/32845
Hulland 25143/32845
Ashbourne South 23951/32845
Ashbourne North 22496/32845
Clifton and Bradley 21495/32845
Doveridge and Sudbury 21049/32845
Abbey 19589/32845
Weaver 19282/32845
Hamps Valley 17293/32845
Norbury (Worst) 16723/32845

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