Is Long Eaton, Derbyshire a nice place to live?

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Moving to Long Eaton, Derbyshire - What you need to know
Moving to Long Eaton, Derbyshire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Long Eaton 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 Long Eaton 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 Long Eaton truly a nice place to live, or are Sandiacre, Beeston and Stapleford a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Long Eaton

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 Long Eaton. 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
Long Eaton 55
Toton 50
Beeston 38
Chilwell 35
Sandiacre 26
New Sawley 22
Breaston 16
Rylands 14
Attenborough 14
Erewash Canal 12

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

Ward Average rank in England
Breaston (Best) 26911/32845
Wilsthorpe 26669/32845
Toton & Chilwell Meadows 25414/32845
Derby Road West 24062/32845
Sawley 22512/32845
Nottingham Road 21796/32845
Long Eaton Central 21646/32845
Sandiacre 20770/32845
Derby Road East 19534/32845
Stapleford South West (Worst) 11398/32845
Reader Opinion:

Nottingham, A dirty place full of people who can't speak properly

Your Health in Long Eaton

If you are thinking of moving to Long Eaton, 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 Long Eaton 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%
Erewash (Long Eaton) 1.28% 4.35%
Broxtowe 1.14% 4.13%
Rushcliffe 0.87% 3.12%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Toton & Chilwell Meadows (Best) 27628/32845
Breaston 23289/32845
Wilsthorpe 19941/32845
Derby Road West 19734/32845
Sandiacre 17900/32845
Nottingham Road 17420/32845
Stapleford South West 16953/32845
Sawley 16500/32845
Long Eaton Central 13964/32845
Derby Road East (Worst) 12516/32845
Reader Opinion:

Breaston: stuck in the year 1500, village of inbreds

Deprivation in Long Eaton

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 Long Eaton. 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
Toton & Chilwell Meadows (Best) 31317/32845
Breaston 27055/32845
Wilsthorpe 23458/32845
Derby Road West 22620/32845
Sandiacre 19909/32845
Sawley 18148/32845
Nottingham Road 18054/32845
Long Eaton Central 15882/32845
Stapleford South West 15299/32845
Derby Road East (Worst) 13228/32845

Average rent in Long Eaton

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Long Eaton

If you are thinking of moving to Long Eaton, 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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