Moving to Ilkeston, Derbyshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Ilkeston, Derbyshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Ilkeston in Derbyshire? 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 Ilkeston 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 Ilkeston the land of milk and honey or are Eastwood, Kimberley and Stapleford a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Ilkeston

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 Ilkeston. 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
Ilkeston 85
Larklands 64
Little Hallam 47
Shipley Common 45
Cossall Marsh 30
Cossall 30
Nottingham Canal 25
Awsworth 24
Hallam Fields 8
Babbington 3

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

Ward Average rank in England
Cotmanhay (Best) 11571/32845
Larklands 12919/32845
Little Hallam 14746/32845
Awsworth, Cossall & Trowell 15817/32845
Langley Mill and Aldercar 18184/32845
Hallam Fields 21981/32845
Kirk Hallam & Stanton-by-Dale 23828/32845
Shipley View 24423/32845
Awsworth Road 8256/32845
Stapleford North (Worst) 9355/32845
Reader Opinion:

Racist, Sexist, Homophobic, Ilkeston

Your Health in Ilkeston

If you are thinking of moving to Ilkeston, 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 Ilkeston 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
Ashfield 1.5% 5.66% 16.31% 34.48% 42.05%
Amber Valley 1.26% 4.75% 14.99% 34.99% 44.01%
Erewash (Ilkeston) 1.28% 4.35% 14.96% 35.39% 44.03%
Broxtowe 1.14% 4.13% 14.26% 34.96% 45.51%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Larklands (Best) 10034/32845
Kirk Hallam & Stanton-by-Dale 10356/32845
Little Hallam 14129/32845
Hallam Fields 17295/32845
Shipley View 17781/32845
Stapleford North 18435/32845
Awsworth, Cossall & Trowell 21545/32845
Langley Mill and Aldercar 7676/32845
Cotmanhay 8198/32845
Awsworth Road (Worst) 8406/32845
Reader Opinion:

Eastwood, you've a choice between Morrisons or Iceland for your micro-chips & blue pop

Deprivation in Ilkeston

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 Ilkeston. 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
Kirk Hallam & Stanton-by-Dale (Best) 10899/32845
Stapleford North 14048/32845
Little Hallam 16944/32845
Hallam Fields 17862/32845
Awsworth, Cossall & Trowell 21673/32845
Shipley View 22306/32845
Awsworth Road 7228/32845
Cotmanhay 7642/32845
Langley Mill and Aldercar 8314/32845
Larklands (Worst) 9578/32845

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