Moving to Kimberley, Nottinghamshire? What you need to know

Moving to Kimberley, Nottinghamshire - What you need to know
Moving to Kimberley, Nottinghamshire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Kimberley 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 Kimberley 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 Kimberley truly a nice place to live, or are Ilkeston, Langley Mill and Eastwood a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Kimberley

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 Kimberley. 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
Hempshill Vale 57
Newthorpe Common 37
Awsworth 29
Nuthall 21
Nottingham Canal 16
Newthorpe 15
Watnall 11
Bogend 8
Babbington 6
Greasley 3

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

Ward Average rank in England
Greasley (Best) 23283/32845
Watnall & Nuthall West 19753/32845
Nuthall East & Strelley 16852/32845
Kimberley 16690/32845
Awsworth, Cossall & Trowell 15817/32845
Eastwood Hall 15353/32845
Eastwood Hilltop 12819/32845
Cotmanhay 11571/32845
Bulwell 8407/32845
Aspley (Worst) 3843/32845
Reader Opinion:

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

Your Health in Kimberley

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Nottingham 1.53% 4.93%
Ashfield 1.5% 5.66%
Amber Valley 1.26% 4.75%
Broxtowe (Kimberley) 1.14% 4.13%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Nuthall East & Strelley (Best) 26088/32845
Awsworth, Cossall & Trowell 21545/32845
Greasley 21299/32845
Watnall & Nuthall West 21112/32845
Kimberley 16876/32845
Eastwood Hall 11702/32845
Eastwood Hilltop 9763/32845
Cotmanhay 8198/32845
Aspley 3786/32845
Bulwell (Worst) 3061/32845
Reader Opinion:

Ilkeston: The perineum of the east midlands

Deprivation in Kimberley

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 Kimberley. 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
Nuthall East & Strelley (Best) 27922/32845
Greasley 25527/32845
Awsworth, Cossall & Trowell 21673/32845
Watnall & Nuthall West 21337/32845
Kimberley 17488/32845
Eastwood Hall 13461/32845
Eastwood Hilltop 10189/32845
Cotmanhay 7642/32845
Bulwell 2949/32845
Aspley (Worst) 1762/32845

Average rent in Kimberley

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Kimberley

If you are thinking of moving to Kimberley, 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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