Moving to Crowthorne, Berkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Crowthorne, Berkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Crowthorne in Berkshire? 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 Crowthorne 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 Crowthorne the land of milk and honey or are Sandhurst, Wokingham and Yateley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Crowthorne

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 Crowthorne. 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
Great Hollands 62
Sandhurst 40
Little Sandhurst 27
Crowthorne 21
Heathlands 10
Ravenswood Village Settlement 10
Blackwater 9
Holme Green 9
Gardeners Green 8
Honey Hill 8

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

Ward Average rank in England
Yateley East (Best) 17632/32845
Great Hollands South 22917/32845
Crowthorne 23986/32845
Central Sandhurst 24152/32845
Finchampstead South 25671/32845
Wokingham Without 29298/32845
College Town 29332/32845
Owlsmoor 29815/32845
Little Sandhurst and Wellington 31059/32845
Finchampstead North (Worst) 31716/32845
Reader Opinion:

Sandhurst, there is nothing to do... really, nothing.

Your Health in Crowthorne

If you are thinking of moving to Crowthorne, 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 Crowthorne 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
Windsor and Maidenhead 0.75% 2.68% 9.85% 32.22% 54.51%
Wokingham 0.61% 2.14% 9.44% 33.56% 54.26%
Bracknell Forest (Crowthorne) 0.72% 2.53% 10.06% 34.29% 52.4%
Surrey Heath 0.74% 2.49% 10% 33.3% 53.47%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Great Hollands South (Best) 24729/32845
Central Sandhurst 26454/32845
Crowthorne 27489/32845
Owlsmoor 27617/32845
Finchampstead South 28930/32845
Yateley East 28943/32845
Little Sandhurst and Wellington 29833/32845
College Town 30287/32845
Wokingham Without 30330/32845
Finchampstead North (Worst) 32134/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bracknell is a dump... need i say more?

Deprivation in Crowthorne

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 Crowthorne. 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
Great Hollands South (Best) 20961/32845
Crowthorne 25359/32845
Finchampstead South 26451/32845
Yateley East 27334/32845
Owlsmoor 27426/32845
Central Sandhurst 27553/32845
Wokingham Without 28226/32845
College Town 28571/32845
Little Sandhurst and Wellington 31323/32845
Finchampstead North (Worst) 31610/32845

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