Moving to Farnborough, Hampshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Farnborough, Hampshire - What you need to know
Moving to Farnborough, Hampshire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Farnborough a nice place to live?'' 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 Farnborough 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 Farnborough truly a nice place to live, or are Aldershot, Blackwater and Hawley and North Camp a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Farnborough

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 Farnborough. 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.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Farnborough Street 67
Farnborough Green 65
Fox Lane 64
Farnborough Park 52
Frimley 38
South Farnborough 31
Farnborough 31
Rafborough 30
Frimley Green 29
Southwood 11

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

Ward Average rank in England
Frimley Green (Best) 27123/32845
Frimley 25682/32845
Knellwood 23263/32845
Ash Vale 21371/32845
St Mark's 20494/32845
St John's 19052/32845
Fernhill 16172/32845
Empress 14881/32845
West Heath 12577/32845
Cherrywood (Worst) 8673/32845
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Your Health in Farnborough

If you are thinking of moving to Farnborough, 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 Farnborough compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Bracknell Forest 0.72% 2.53%
Rushmoor (Farnborough) 0.82% 2.8%
Surrey Heath 0.74% 2.49%
Hart 0.56% 2.08%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ash Vale (Best) 27308/32845
Frimley Green 25440/32845
Frimley 24905/32845
St John's 24247/32845
Empress 22794/32845
Knellwood 22455/32845
West Heath 18523/32845
Fernhill 17576/32845
Cherrywood 14806/32845
St Mark's (Worst) 14180/32845
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Deprivation in Farnborough

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 Farnborough. 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
Frimley Green (Best) 27631/32845
Knellwood 27164/32845
Frimley 25464/32845
Ash Vale 24897/32845
Empress 24468/32845
St John's 24438/32845
St Mark's 20094/32845
West Heath 19575/32845
Fernhill 18847/32845
Cherrywood (Worst) 11836/32845

Average rent in Farnborough

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Farnborough are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Farnborough.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Farnborough

If you are thinking of moving to Farnborough, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.


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