Moving to Blackwater and Hawley, Hampshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Blackwater and Hawley, Hampshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Blackwater and Hawley in Hampshire? 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 Blackwater and Hawley 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 Blackwater and Hawley the land of milk and honey or are Sandhurst, Fleet and Yateley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Blackwater and Hawley

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of July 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Blackwater and Hawley. 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.

Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Fox Lane 83
Farnborough Green 80
York Town 64
Rafborough 42
College Town 41
Sandhurst 40
Frogmore 28
Little Sandhurst 27
Cricket Hill 22
Southwood 20

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

Ward Average rank in England
Cove and Southwood (Best) 15669/32845
Fernhill 16172/32845
Hartley Wintney 17266/32845
Yateley East 17632/32845
St John's 19052/32845
St Michaels 19201/32845
Blackwater and Hawley 21503/32845
Yateley West 23199/32845
College Town 29332/32845
Little Sandhurst and Wellington (Worst) 31059/32845
Reader Opinion:

Owlsmoor, Sandhurst: enter at your peril!

Your Health in Blackwater and Hawley

If you are thinking of moving to Blackwater and Hawley, 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 Blackwater and Hawley 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
Bracknell Forest 0.72% 2.53% 10.06% 34.29% 52.4%
Rushmoor 0.82% 2.8% 10.77% 35.54% 50.07%
Surrey Heath 0.74% 2.49% 10% 33.3% 53.47%
Hart (Blackwater and Hawley) 0.56% 2.08% 9.26% 33.09% 55.01%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Michaels (Best) 17563/32845
Fernhill 17576/32845
Cove and Southwood 20773/32845
St John's 24247/32845
Yateley East 28943/32845
Blackwater and Hawley 29750/32845
Little Sandhurst and Wellington 29833/32845
College Town 30287/32845
Yateley West 30987/32845
Hartley Wintney (Worst) 31495/32845
Reader Opinion:

Sandhurst, there is nothing to do... really, nothing.

Deprivation in Blackwater and Hawley

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 Blackwater and Hawley. 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
Fernhill (Best) 18847/32845
St Michaels 19640/32845
Cove and Southwood 22471/32845
St John's 24438/32845
Hartley Wintney 25538/32845
Yateley East 27334/32845
Blackwater and Hawley 28515/32845
College Town 28571/32845
Yateley West 31016/32845
Little Sandhurst and Wellington (Worst) 31323/32845

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