Moving to Knutsford, Cheshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Knutsford, Cheshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Knutsford in Cheshire? 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 Knutsford 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 Knutsford the land of milk and honey or are Birchwood, Wilmslow and Altrincham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Knutsford

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 Knutsford. 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
Lacey Green 39
Ashley Heath 2
Little Bollington 2
Hale 0
Dunham Town 0
Warburton Green 0
Bowgreen 0
Bowdon 0
Hale Barns 0
Altrincham 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Altrincham (Best) 16786/32845
Hale Barns 17362/32845
Hale Central 19926/32845
Rudheath 22230/32845
High Legh 22683/32845
Wilmslow West and Chorley 22780/32845
Knutsford 23339/32845
Mobberley 25061/32845
Alderley Edge 26631/32845
Dane Valley (Worst) 28501/32845
Reader Opinion:

Handforth, its got its good parts and its bad parts

Your Health in Knutsford

If you are thinking of moving to Knutsford, 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 Knutsford 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
Cheshire East (Knutsford) 1.06% 3.85% 12.78% 33.25% 49.06%
Stockport 1.21% 4.41% 13.27% 33.27% 47.83%
Trafford 1.13% 4.09% 12.16% 31.64% 50.97%
Warrington 1.17% 4.19% 12.09% 32.75% 49.81%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Knutsford (Best) 21168/32845
Hale Barns 22043/32845
Altrincham 22532/32845
Mobberley 23983/32845
High Legh 25309/32845
Dane Valley 26134/32845
Hale Central 26975/32845
Wilmslow West and Chorley 27654/32845
Alderley Edge 29992/32845
Rudheath (Worst) 9198/32845
Reader Opinion:

Wilmslow - Hollywood of the North

Deprivation in Knutsford

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 Knutsford. 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
Rudheath (Best) 12390/32845
High Legh 21410/32845
Mobberley 21999/32845
Hale Barns 24862/32845
Knutsford 25194/32845
Altrincham 26168/32845
Dane Valley 28817/32845
Hale Central 29105/32845
Wilmslow West and Chorley 29876/32845
Alderley Edge (Worst) 31589/32845

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