Moving to Chesterfield, Derbyshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Chesterfield, Derbyshire - What you need to know
Moving to Chesterfield, Derbyshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Chesterfield in Derbyshire? 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 Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield the land of milk and honey or are Barrow Hill and Whittington, Dronfield and Staveley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Chesterfield

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 Chesterfield. 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
Newbold 106
Stonegravels 97
Chesterfield 94
Tapton 82
Boythorpe 75
Hady 72
Hasland 47
Ashgate 44
Birdholme 42
Brimington Common 19

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

Ward Average rank in England
West (Best) 31781/32845
Brimington South 27780/32845
Brockwell 26022/32845
Loundsley Green 25784/32845
Hasland 24994/32845
Holmebrook 23717/32845
St Leonard's 19654/32845
Rother 19058/32845
Moor 17222/32845
St Helen's (Worst) 16472/32845
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Your Health in Chesterfield

If you are thinking of moving to Chesterfield, 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 Chesterfield 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
Sheffield 1.39% 4.83% 13.7% 33.35% 46.73%
Chesterfield (Chesterfield) 1.64% 5.98% 16.36% 34.32% 41.69%
North East Derbyshire 1.52% 5.37% 15.89% 34.26% 42.95%
Bolsover 1.83% 6.79% 17.09% 33.51% 40.77%

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

Ward Average rank in England
West (Best) 17642/32845
Brockwell 11002/32845
St Leonard's 8846/32845
Hasland 7883/32845
Brimington South 6013/32845
Moor 2804/32845
Holmebrook 2681/32845
Rother 2485/32845
Loundsley Green 2314/32845
St Helen's (Worst) 2295/32845
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Deprivation in Chesterfield

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 Chesterfield. 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
West (Best) 30017/32845
Brockwell 21659/32845
Hasland 17378/32845
Brimington South 16659/32845
St Leonard's 15630/32845
Holmebrook 8380/32845
Moor 7812/32845
Loundsley Green 5999/32845
St Helen's 5775/32845
Rother (Worst) 4531/32845

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