Moving to Leominster, Herefordshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Leominster, Herefordshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Leominster in Herefordshire? 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 Leominster 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 Leominster the land of milk and honey or are Bromyard, Hatfield and Tenbury Wells a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Leominster

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 Leominster. 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
The Broad 34
Eaton 28
Ryelands 12
Barons’ Cross 5
Ebnall 5
Stagbatch 1
Stockton 0
Grantsfield 0
Stoke Prior 0
Cholstrey 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Leominster East (Best) 12080/32845
Leominster South 15978/32845
Leominster North & Rural 20083/32845
Leominster West 20177/32845
Tenbury 24861/32845
Three Crosses 24862/32845
Bircher 28478/32845
Mortimer 29165/32845
Hampton 30343/32845
Sutton Walls (Worst) 31144/32845
Reader Opinion:

Hertford: fetid with the haughty stench of smug self righteousness

Your Health in Leominster

If you are thinking of moving to Leominster, 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 Leominster 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
Herefordshire, County of (Leominster) 1.17% 4.06% 13.91% 35.15% 45.71%
Wyre Forest 1.36% 4.64% 15.19% 35.19% 43.61%
Malvern Hills 1.36% 3.94% 14.06% 35.07% 45.57%
Worcester 1.03% 3.83% 12.78% 34.93% 47.44%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Leominster East (Best) 12370/32845
Leominster South 16350/32845
Leominster North & Rural 17831/32845
Leominster West 21345/32845
Hampton 21769/32845
Tenbury 22059/32845
Bircher 23405/32845
Sutton Walls 24440/32845
Three Crosses 25669/32845
Mortimer (Worst) 27059/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bromyard known by the locals as "bumrod"

Deprivation in Leominster

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 Leominster. 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
Leominster South (Best) 10585/32845
Leominster North & Rural 11875/32845
Three Crosses 13058/32845
Hampton 13074/32845
Mortimer 14950/32845
Tenbury 16244/32845
Leominster West 17323/32845
Bircher 18585/32845
Sutton Walls 21357/32845
Leominster East (Worst) 9756/32845

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