Moving to Frodsham, Cheshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Frodsham, Cheshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Frodsham in Cheshire? 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 Frodsham 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 Frodsham the land of milk and honey or are Runcorn, Widnes and Halewood a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Frodsham

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 Frodsham. 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
Halton Brook 138
Higher Runcorn 106
Beechwood 63
Brookvale 57
Palacefields 57
Frodsham 19
Hale Bank 18
Hale 14
Marsh Green 12
Keckwick 4

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

Ward Average rank in England
Halton Lea (Best) 10670/32845
Halton Brook 10933/32845
Norton South 14091/32845
Norton North 18225/32845
Heath 20366/32845
Frodsham 21317/32845
Beechwood 27596/32845
Grange 7335/32845
Halton Castle 7687/32845
Mersey (Worst) 8521/32845
Reader Opinion:

Widnes, an unflushed toilet of a place between Warrington & Liverpool

Your Health in Frodsham

If you are thinking of moving to Frodsham, 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 Frodsham 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
Cheshire West and Chester (Frodsham) 1.21% 4.33% 12.93% 33.06% 48.47%
Knowsley 2.18% 7.29% 14.68% 29.82% 46.03%
Warrington 1.17% 4.19% 12.09% 32.75% 49.81%
Halton 1.7% 6.15% 13.92% 31.57% 46.67%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Heath (Best) 10810/32845
Halton Castle 1083/32845
Beechwood 10929/32845
Halton Lea 1302/32845
Frodsham 22149/32845
Norton South 2342/32845
Halton Brook 4483/32845
Grange 4484/32845
Mersey 5416/32845
Norton North (Worst) 7078/32845
Reader Opinion:

Runcorn; a big chavvy blister just outside Liverpool

Deprivation in Frodsham

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 Frodsham. 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
Norton North (Best) 14813/32845
Heath 17742/32845
Beechwood 21503/32845
Frodsham 23547/32845
Halton Castle 2400/32845
Halton Lea 2506/32845
Norton South 4566/32845
Mersey 6448/32845
Grange 6810/32845
Halton Brook (Worst) 6957/32845

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