Moving to Hednesford, Staffordshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Hednesford, Staffordshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Hednesford in Staffordshire? 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 Hednesford 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 Hednesford the land of milk and honey or are Burntwood, Cannock and Rugeley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Hednesford

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 Hednesford. 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
Cannock 0
Blackfords 0
Rumer Hill 0
Hednesford 0
Church Hill 0
Green Heath 0
Rawnsley 0
Heath Hayes 0
Oldfallow 0
Cannock Wood 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hednesford North (Best) 13388/32845
Cannock South 14375/32845
Cannock East 14669/32845
Cannock North 16070/32845
Cannock West 17481/32845
Heath Hayes East and Wimblebury 22492/32845
Hednesford South 22842/32845
Hednesford Green Heath 24281/32845
Rawnsley 25339/32845
Hawks Green (Worst) 26240/32845
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Your Health in Hednesford

If you are thinking of moving to Hednesford, 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 Hednesford 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
Walsall 1.68% 5.56% 15.47% 35.14% 42.15%
Wolverhampton 1.66% 5.53% 15.67% 35.34% 41.79%
Cannock Chase (Hednesford) 1.52% 5.25% 14.46% 35.02% 43.74%
Lichfield 1.19% 3.93% 13.17% 34.79% 46.92%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Cannock South (Best) 10351/32845
Rawnsley 13551/32845
Heath Hayes East and Wimblebury 16142/32845
Cannock West 18784/32845
Hednesford South 20584/32845
Hawks Green 20860/32845
Hednesford Green Heath 21321/32845
Cannock North 8656/32845
Cannock East 9339/32845
Hednesford North (Worst) 9422/32845
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Deprivation in Hednesford

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 Hednesford. 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
Rawnsley (Best) 16809/32845
Heath Hayes East and Wimblebury 19121/32845
Cannock West 22169/32845
Hednesford South 23289/32845
Hednesford Green Heath 23518/32845
Hawks Green 25313/32845
Cannock North 6465/32845
Cannock South 9005/32845
Cannock East 9162/32845
Hednesford North (Worst) 9498/32845

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