Moving to Heswall, Merseyside? What you need to know

Moving to Heswall, Merseyside - What you need to know
Moving to Heswall, Merseyside - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Heswall 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 Heswall 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 Heswall truly a nice place to live, or are Neston, Bebington and Bromborough a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Heswall

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 Heswall. 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
Landican 19
Heswall 16
Higher Bebington 13
Barnston 12
Poll Hill 8
Irby 3
Gayton 2
Thurstaston 1
Storeton 1
Brimstage 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Clatterbridge (Best) 29256/32845
Heswall 28912/32845
Pensby and Thingwall 26798/32845
Little Neston 26386/32845
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 26081/32845
Willaston & Thornton 23507/32845
Bebington 21453/32845
Neston 18775/32845
Prenton 15869/32845

Your Health in Heswall

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Liverpool 2.08% 6.68%
Wirral (Heswall) 1.73% 5.77%
Knowsley 2.18% 7.29%
Flintshire 1.25% 4.44%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Willaston & Thornton (Best) 18689/32845
Little Neston 17490/32845
Heswall 16377/32845
Neston 15562/32845
Clatterbridge 11846/32845
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 11816/32845
Pensby and Thingwall 11087/32845
Bebington 8816/32845
Prenton 6424/32845

Deprivation in Heswall

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 Heswall. 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
Heswall (Best) 27095/32845
Little Neston 25997/32845
Willaston & Thornton 24749/32845
Clatterbridge 23669/32845
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 22812/32845
Pensby and Thingwall 20711/32845
Neston 20493/32845
Bebington 16933/32845
Prenton 12173/32845

Average rent in Heswall

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Heswall 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 Heswall.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Heswall

If you are thinking of moving to Heswall, 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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