Moving to Cannock, Staffordshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Cannock, Staffordshire - What you need to know
Moving to Cannock, Staffordshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Cannock in Staffordshire? 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 Cannock 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 Cannock the land of milk and honey or are Burntwood, Hednesford and Penkridge a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Cannock

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 Cannock. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Blackfords 81
Cannock 40
Hednesford 37
Church Hill 37
Rumer Hill 33
Churchbridge 29
Bridgtown 29
Oldfallow 22
Littlewood 20
Four Crosses 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Cheslyn Hay South (Best) 26297/32845
Hawks Green 26240/32845
Hednesford Green Heath 24281/32845
Hednesford South 22842/32845
Cheslyn Hay North and Saredon 21828/32845
Great Wyrley Town 20612/32845
Cannock West 17481/32845
Cannock North 16070/32845
Cannock East 14669/32845
Cannock South (Worst) 14375/32845
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Your Health in Cannock

If you are thinking of moving to Cannock, 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 Cannock 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 1.68% 5.56% 15.47% 35.14% 42.15%
Wolverhampton 1.66% 5.53% 15.67% 35.34% 41.79%
Cannock Chase (Cannock) 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 Cannock. 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 Cannock. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
Cheslyn Hay North and Saredon (Best) 22645/32845
Hednesford Green Heath 21321/32845
Hawks Green 20860/32845
Hednesford South 20584/32845
Great Wyrley Town 20523/32845
Cheslyn Hay South 20112/32845
Cannock West 18784/32845
Cannock South 10351/32845
Cannock East 9339/32845
Cannock North (Worst) 8656/32845
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Deprivation in Cannock

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 Cannock. 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
Hawks Green (Best) 25313/32845
Hednesford Green Heath 23518/32845
Hednesford South 23289/32845
Cannock West 22169/32845
Cheslyn Hay South 22088/32845
Great Wyrley Town 19620/32845
Cheslyn Hay North and Saredon 17619/32845
Cannock East 9162/32845
Cannock South 9005/32845
Cannock North (Worst) 6465/32845

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