Moving to Keynsham, Somerset? What you need to know

Moving to Keynsham, Somerset - What you need to know
Moving to Keynsham, Somerset - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Keynsham 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 Keynsham 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 Keynsham truly a nice place to live, or are Bristol, Kingswood and Bath a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Keynsham

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 Keynsham. 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
Chew 44
Keynsham 42
Stockwood Vale 30
Stone Hill 21
Hicks Gate 19
Hanham Green 18
Longwell Green 16
Avon 14
Bitton 7
Chewton Keynsham 2

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

Ward Average rank in England
Keynsham East (Best) 22504/32845
Longwell Green 22442/32845
Hanham 14693/32845
Parkwall & Warmley 12785/32845
St George Troopers Hill 11807/32845
Brislington East 10818/32845
Keynsham North 10654/32845
Keynsham South 9842/32845
Brislington West 7962/32845
Stockwood (Worst) 7929/32845
Reader Opinion:

Trowbridge - The Detroit of Wiltshire

Your Health in Keynsham

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Bristol, City of 1.27% 4.22%
Wiltshire 0.87% 3.18%
South Gloucestershire 0.93% 3.26%
Bath and North East Somerset (Keynsham) 0.91% 3.31%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Keynsham East (Best) 28368/32845
Longwell Green 25706/32845
Hanham 25066/32845
Parkwall & Warmley 23041/32845
Keynsham North 20934/32845
Keynsham South 20045/32845
Brislington West 13953/32845
St George Troopers Hill 13798/32845
Brislington East 12517/32845
Stockwood (Worst) 11499/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bristol, you just get on with it and it becomes normal

Deprivation in Keynsham

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 Keynsham. 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
Keynsham East (Best) 28870/32845
Longwell Green 24819/32845
Hanham 21913/32845
Parkwall & Warmley 18687/32845
Keynsham North 18613/32845
Keynsham South 17081/32845
St George Troopers Hill 16292/32845
Brislington West 14884/32845
Brislington East 13600/32845
Stockwood (Worst) 12603/32845

Average rent in Keynsham

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Keynsham

If you are thinking of moving to Keynsham, 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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