Moving to Bedworth, Warwickshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Bedworth, Warwickshire - What you need to know
Moving to Bedworth, Warwickshire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Bedworth a nice place to live?'' 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 Bedworth 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 Bedworth truly a nice place to live, or are Hinckley, Nuneaton and Coventry a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Bedworth

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 Bedworth. 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
Coalpit Field 60
Exhall 54
Griff 53
Collycroft 53
Bedworth 38
Black Bank 38
Bedworth Woodlands 38
Marston Jabbett 36
Bermuda 23
Hollyhurst 10

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

Ward Average rank in England
Whitestone (Best) 26457/32845
Poplar 15290/32845
Attleborough 12538/32845
Heath 12255/32845
Slough 11682/32845
Exhall 11343/32845
Bede 10100/32845
Henley 9607/32845
Wem Brook 6565/32845
Bar Pool (Worst) 5720/32845
Reader Opinion:

Coventry = Liberal Dump

Your Health in Bedworth

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Coventry 1.4% 4.66%
Nuneaton and Bedworth (Bedworth) 1.4% 4.81%
Hinckley and Bosworth 0.98% 3.63%
Rugby 0.97% 3.51%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Whitestone (Best) 22609/32845
Poplar 13272/32845
Slough 12983/32845
Heath 12297/32845
Attleborough 12221/32845
Exhall 11626/32845
Bar Pool 10527/32845
Henley 9606/32845
Bede 8567/32845
Wem Brook (Worst) 7095/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bedworth, oh deary me...

Deprivation in Bedworth

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 Bedworth. 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
Whitestone (Best) 30070/32845
Slough 14714/32845
Heath 14520/32845
Exhall 12918/32845
Attleborough 12901/32845
Poplar 11976/32845
Bar Pool 10082/32845
Henley 9440/32845
Bede 8442/32845
Wem Brook (Worst) 6176/32845

Average rent in Bedworth

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Bedworth

If you are thinking of moving to Bedworth, 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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