Moving to Kimberley, Nottinghamshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Kimberley, Nottinghamshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Kimberley in Nottinghamshire? 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 the land of milk and honey 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 July 2020 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.

Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Newthorpe Common 59
Hempshill Vale 45
Newthorpe 33
Bogend 27
Nottingham Canal 25
Awsworth 24
Nuthall 21
Watnall 19
Greasley 6
Babbington 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
Cotmanhay (Best) 11571/32845
Eastwood Hilltop 12819/32845
Eastwood Hall 15353/32845
Awsworth, Cossall & Trowell 15817/32845
Kimberley 16690/32845
Nuthall East & Strelley 16852/32845
Watnall & Nuthall West 19753/32845
Greasley 23283/32845
Aspley 3843/32845
Bulwell (Worst) 8407/32845
Reader Opinion:

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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;

Local Authority Very Bad Bad Fair Good Very Good
Nottingham 1.53% 4.93% 13.6% 33.8% 46.14%
Ashfield 1.5% 5.66% 16.31% 34.48% 42.05%
Amber Valley 1.26% 4.75% 14.99% 34.99% 44.01%
Broxtowe (Kimberley) 1.14% 4.13% 14.26% 34.96% 45.51%

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

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

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