Moving to Brownhills, West Midlands? What you need to know

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Moving to Brownhills, West Midlands - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Brownhills in West Midlands? 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 Brownhills 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 Brownhills the land of milk and honey or are Burntwood, Aldridge and Pelsall a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Brownhills

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 Brownhills. 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
Catshill 39
Walsall Wood 38
Shire Oak 33
Brownhills 32
Rushall Canal 31
Holly Bank 28
Highbridge 28
Springhill 28
Hammerwich 7
Chasetown 6

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

Ward Average rank in England
Chasetown (Best) 14680/32845
Norton Canes 16633/32845
Rushall-Shelfield 17115/32845
Brownhills 17448/32845
Pelsall 17897/32845
Great Wyrley Landywood 19948/32845
Aldridge North and Walsall Wood 20422/32845
Boney Hay & Central 23013/32845
Chase Terrace 24828/32845
Summerfield & All Saints (Worst) 25394/32845
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Your Health in Brownhills

If you are thinking of moving to Brownhills, 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 Brownhills 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
Walsall (Brownhills) 1.68% 5.56% 15.47% 35.14% 42.15%
Wolverhampton 1.66% 5.53% 15.67% 35.34% 41.79%
Cannock Chase 1.52% 5.25% 14.46% 35.02% 43.74%
Lichfield 1.19% 3.93% 13.17% 34.79% 46.92%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Aldridge North and Walsall Wood (Best) 11248/32845
Pelsall 12515/32845
Chasetown 14363/32845
Norton Canes 15895/32845
Summerfield & All Saints 17129/32845
Boney Hay & Central 17390/32845
Great Wyrley Landywood 18854/32845
Chase Terrace 20253/32845
Brownhills 8869/32845
Rushall-Shelfield (Worst) 8952/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Brownhills

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 Brownhills. 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
Brownhills (Best) 10338/32845
Chasetown 10845/32845
Rushall-Shelfield 11848/32845
Norton Canes 15199/32845
Pelsall 17292/32845
Aldridge North and Walsall Wood 17714/32845
Great Wyrley Landywood 17930/32845
Summerfield & All Saints 18352/32845
Boney Hay & Central 20597/32845
Chase Terrace (Worst) 23244/32845

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