Is Bulwell, Nottinghamshire a nice place to live?

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Moving to Bulwell, Nottinghamshire - What you need to know
Moving to Bulwell, Nottinghamshire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Bulwell 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 Bulwell 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 Bulwell truly a nice place to live, or are Arnold, Hucknall and Kimberley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Bulwell

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 Bulwell. 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
Top Valley 118
Bulwell Forest 90
Bulwell 66
Butler’s Hill 41
Broomhill 41
Bestwood Village 41
Ruffs 28
Beauvale 26
Papplewick 8
Newstead 4

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

Ward Average rank in England
Newstead Abbey (Best) 26245/32845
Greasley 23283/32845
Annesley & Kirkby Woodhouse 21222/32845
Watnall & Nuthall West 19753/32845
Hucknall West 19498/32845
Bestwood St Albans 18380/32845
Hucknall North 13792/32845
Bulwell Forest 11592/32845
Hucknall South 9556/32845
Hucknall Central (Worst) 9146/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bulwell: a market town... mostly down market

Your Health in Bulwell

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Nottingham 1.53% 4.93%
Ashfield (Bulwell) 1.5% 5.66%
Gedling 1.17% 4.1%
Broxtowe 1.14% 4.13%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Newstead Abbey (Best) 25982/32845
Greasley 21299/32845
Watnall & Nuthall West 21112/32845
Bestwood St Albans 18938/32845
Hucknall North 12559/32845
Hucknall West 11935/32845
Annesley & Kirkby Woodhouse 11559/32845
Hucknall Central 10343/32845
Hucknall South 10069/32845
Bulwell Forest (Worst) 7643/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bulwell: If crippling depression could build a town.

Deprivation in Bulwell

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 Bulwell. 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
Newstead Abbey (Best) 27526/32845
Greasley 25527/32845
Watnall & Nuthall West 21337/32845
Bestwood St Albans 18637/32845
Annesley & Kirkby Woodhouse 16242/32845
Hucknall North 15564/32845
Hucknall West 15153/32845
Hucknall Central 11132/32845
Hucknall South 10950/32845
Bulwell Forest (Worst) 10723/32845

Average rent in Bulwell

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Bulwell

If you are thinking of moving to Bulwell, 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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