Moving to Borehamwood, Hertfordshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Borehamwood, Hertfordshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Borehamwood in Hertfordshire? 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 Borehamwood 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 Borehamwood the land of milk and honey or are Edgware, Barnet and Elstree a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Borehamwood

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 Borehamwood. 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
Borehamwood 118
Rowley Green 46
Monken Hadley 32
Ducks Island 32
Barnet Gate 28
Arkley 18
Shenleybury 13
Radlett 10
Shenley 9
Dancers Hill 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Borehamwood Hillside (Best) 12280/32845
Underhill 12745/32845
Aldenham East 15918/32845
Edgware 16619/32845
Hale 16839/32845
Borehamwood Kenilworth 17113/32845
Elstree 19397/32845
Potters Bar Furzefield 21944/32845
Borehamwood Cowley Hill 8330/32845
Borehamwood Brookmeadow (Worst) 8935/32845
Reader Opinion:

Potters Bar: words almost fail me describing this hole of despair

Your Health in Borehamwood

If you are thinking of moving to Borehamwood, 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 Borehamwood 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
Barnet 1.14% 3.42% 10.99% 32.97% 51.48%
Harrow 1.1% 3.47% 11.85% 36% 47.58%
Hertsmere (Borehamwood) 0.94% 3.21% 11.43% 32.88% 51.54%
Three Rivers 0.84% 3.06% 11.19% 34.21% 50.7%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Borehamwood Cowley Hill (Best) 13106/32845
Borehamwood Brookmeadow 15800/32845
Borehamwood Hillside 19576/32845
Borehamwood Kenilworth 21400/32845
Underhill 25064/32845
Elstree 26778/32845
Potters Bar Furzefield 27492/32845
Hale 27737/32845
Edgware 29424/32845
Aldenham East (Worst) 31780/32845
Reader Opinion:

Watford - Every day is the day of the living dead

Deprivation in Borehamwood

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 Borehamwood. 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
Borehamwood Cowley Hill (Best) 10331/32845
Borehamwood Brookmeadow 14448/32845
Underhill 16177/32845
Borehamwood Hillside 17497/32845
Borehamwood Kenilworth 17526/32845
Hale 19359/32845
Edgware 20311/32845
Potters Bar Furzefield 25033/32845
Elstree 25390/32845
Aldenham East (Worst) 30147/32845

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