Moving to Camborne, Cornwall? What you need to know

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Moving to Camborne, Cornwall - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Camborne in Cornwall? 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 Camborne 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 Camborne the land of milk and honey or are Hayle, Helston and Redruth a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Camborne

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 Camborne. 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
Brea 71
Camborne 61
Beacon 53
Tolvaddon Downs 29
South Tehidy 29
Higher Condurrow 27
Pengegon 27
Reskadinnick 15
Penponds 7
Tolcarne 5

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

Ward Average rank in England
Camborne Roskear (Best) 12961/32845
Camborne Pendarves 14672/32845
Camborne Treswithian 15238/32845
Camborne Treslothan 16672/32845
Pool and Tehidy 20547/32845
Four Lanes 21972/32845
Gwinear-Gwithian and St Erth 22145/32845
Illogan 24086/32845
Mount Hawke and Portreath 27741/32845
Camborne Trelowarren (Worst) 9139/32845
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Your Health in Camborne

If you are thinking of moving to Camborne, 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 Camborne 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
Cornwall (Camborne) 1.43% 4.87% 14.88% 33.59% 45.23%
Plymouth 1.44% 5.08% 13.95% 33.53% 46.02%
South Hams 1.11% 3.8% 13.32% 34.37% 47.41%
Isles of Scilly 0.59% 2.41% 11.26% 34.23% 51.52%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Pool and Tehidy (Best) 10695/32845
Illogan 13570/32845
Gwinear-Gwithian and St Erth 16162/32845
Mount Hawke and Portreath 16215/32845
Camborne Treswithian 5283/32845
Camborne Trelowarren 6152/32845
Camborne Roskear 6304/32845
Camborne Pendarves 6340/32845
Camborne Treslothan 6962/32845
Four Lanes (Worst) 9526/32845

Deprivation in Camborne

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 Camborne. 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
Gwinear-Gwithian and St Erth (Best) 10918/32845
Illogan 13355/32845
Mount Hawke and Portreath 13418/32845
Camborne Treslothan 6313/32845
Camborne Trelowarren 6329/32845
Camborne Roskear 6983/32845
Camborne Pendarves 7073/32845
Camborne Treswithian 7751/32845
Four Lanes 8361/32845
Pool and Tehidy (Worst) 8507/32845

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