Moving to Corby, Northamptonshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Corby, Northamptonshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Corby in Northamptonshire? 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 Corby 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 Corby the land of milk and honey or are Desborough, Kettering and Rothwell a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Corby

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 Corby. 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
Corby 184
Great Oakley 12
Gretton 9
Little Oakley 2
Harper’s Brook 2
Brigstock 1
Rushton 1
Caldecott 0
Bringhurst 0
Great Easton 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Central (Best) 11394/32845
Beanfield 11799/32845
Danesholme 17122/32845
Lloyds 17467/32845
Oakley North 17935/32845
Stanion & Corby Village 18337/32845
Rowlett 19429/32845
Lodge Park 19759/32845
Weldon & Gretton 21822/32845
Kingswood & Hazel Leys (Worst) 4019/32845
Reader Opinion:

Rothwell: God's Idea of a Joke

Your Health in Corby

If you are thinking of moving to Corby, 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 Corby 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
Kettering 1.01% 3.72% 12.88% 36.34% 46.04%
Wellingborough 1.16% 3.95% 14.18% 37.03% 43.68%
East Northamptonshire 0.97% 3.39% 12.85% 35.93% 46.86%
Corby (Corby) 1.36% 4.4% 13.13% 35.16% 45.94%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Weldon & Gretton (Best) 11138/32845
Stanion & Corby Village 11634/32845
Oakley North 13644/32845
Kingswood & Hazel Leys 3302/32845
Central 5266/32845
Rowlett 5417/32845
Beanfield 5922/32845
Lloyds 6012/32845
Lodge Park 6771/32845
Danesholme (Worst) 9390/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Corby

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 Corby. 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
Lloyds (Best) 10624/32845
Lodge Park 11457/32845
Danesholme 13522/32845
Stanion & Corby Village 14607/32845
Weldon & Gretton 15548/32845
Oakley North 19209/32845
Kingswood & Hazel Leys 3043/32845
Central 8287/32845
Beanfield 8480/32845
Rowlett (Worst) 9971/32845

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  1. Peterborough: oh for a nuclear bomb (or a really big bulldozer)

    Peterborough: oh for a nuclear bomb (or a really big bulldozer)

  2. Desborough – It amazes me how much ********** there is

    Desborough – It amazes me how much ********** there is

  3. Peterborough – you shouldn’t be that close to your cousin

    Peterborough – you shouldn’t be that close to your cousin

  4. Peterborough – there is no culture

    Peterborough – there is no culture

  5. Northampton, degenerating from once proud centre of middle England

    Northampton, degenerating from once proud centre of middle England

  6. Daventry, town of the zombie

    Daventry, town of the zombie

  7. Kettering is absolutely dreadful and I’ve had to live here for 9 years

    Kettering is absolutely dreadful and I’ve had to live here for 9 years

  8. Northampton: characterless & overflowing with nobs & Eastern Europeans

    Northampton: characterless & overflowing with nobs & Eastern Europeans

  9. Northampton: dangerous at night, unpleasant during the day

    Northampton: dangerous at night, unpleasant during the day