Moving to Craven Arms, Shropshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Craven Arms, Shropshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Craven Arms in Shropshire? 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 Craven Arms 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 Craven Arms the land of milk and honey or are Bishop's Castle, Church Stretton and Ludlow a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Craven Arms

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 Craven Arms. 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
Halford 9
Newington 9
Cheney Longville 6
Upper Affcot 6
Craven Arms 4
Upper Dinchope 2
Strefford 1
Leamoor Common 0
Shawbank 0
Aldon 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ludlow East (Best) 19241/32845
Ludlow North 20931/32845
Church Stretton and Craven Arms 23459/32845
Tenbury 24861/32845
Ludlow South 27590/32845
Bishop's Castle 29643/32845
Corvedale 29749/32845
Clee 30153/32845
Clun 30700/32845
Knighton (Worst) 978/32845
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Your Health in Craven Arms

If you are thinking of moving to Craven Arms, 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 Craven Arms 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
Shropshire (Craven Arms) 1.13% 3.91% 13.55% 34.92% 46.49%
Telford and Wrekin 1.42% 4.81% 13.57% 34.32% 45.87%
Wyre Forest 1.36% 4.64% 15.19% 35.19% 43.61%
Malvern Hills 1.36% 3.94% 14.06% 35.07% 45.57%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Knighton (Best) 1342/32845
Ludlow East 16518/32845
Ludlow North 20205/32845
Church Stretton and Craven Arms 21952/32845
Tenbury 22059/32845
Bishop's Castle 22833/32845
Ludlow South 25096/32845
Clun 25835/32845
Corvedale 26744/32845
Clee (Worst) 28175/32845

Deprivation in Craven Arms

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 Craven Arms. 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
Corvedale (Best) 12263/32845
Bishop's Castle 12648/32845
Knighton 1289/32845
Clun 13937/32845
Ludlow East 15973/32845
Ludlow North 15985/32845
Tenbury 16244/32845
Clee 16438/32845
Church Stretton and Craven Arms 17152/32845
Ludlow South (Worst) 17981/32845

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