Moving to Loughborough, Leicestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Loughborough, Leicestershire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Loughborough in Leicestershire? 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 Loughborough 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 Loughborough the land of milk and honey or are Coalville, Shepshed and Syston a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Loughborough

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of November 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Loughborough. 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
Loughborough 115
Shepshed 34
Barrow upon Soar 28
Shelthorpe 21
Zouch 5
Walton on the Wolds 3
The Brand 2
Swithland 0
Rempstone 0
Long Whatton 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Loughborough Lemyngton (Best) 13167/32845
Loughborough Shelthorpe 14540/32845
Loughborough Dishley and Hathern 18553/32845
Loughborough Ashby 18990/32845
Loughborough Garendon 20623/32845
Loughborough Outwoods 22977/32845
Loughborough Nanpantan 31763/32845
Loughborough Hastings 6256/32845
Loughborough Southfields 8475/32845
Loughborough Storer (Worst) 8730/32845
Reader Opinion:

Loughborough - "Luffbra" - it's sh*t me duck

Your Health in Loughborough

If you are thinking of moving to Loughborough, 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 Loughborough 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
Leicester 1.49% 4.54% 13.42% 35.64% 44.9%
Charnwood (Loughborough) 0.89% 3.29% 12.41% 35.3% 48.11%
Rushcliffe 0.87% 3.12% 11.5% 32.59% 51.91%
Blaby 0.88% 3.28% 12.53% 35.81% 47.51%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Loughborough Hastings (Best) 10006/32845
Loughborough Lemyngton 11013/32845
Loughborough Storer 11239/32845
Loughborough Ashby 15777/32845
Loughborough Southfields 15899/32845
Loughborough Shelthorpe 17594/32845
Loughborough Garendon 22220/32845
Loughborough Dishley and Hathern 22955/32845
Loughborough Outwoods 26010/32845
Loughborough Nanpantan (Worst) 30475/32845
Reader Opinion:

Coalville: most of the inhabitants walk around in a zombie like state

Deprivation in Loughborough

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 Loughborough. 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
Loughborough Lemyngton (Best) 11628/32845
Loughborough Storer 14718/32845
Loughborough Shelthorpe 15852/32845
Loughborough Ashby 17096/32845
Loughborough Southfields 20288/32845
Loughborough Dishley and Hathern 24276/32845
Loughborough Garendon 24747/32845
Loughborough Outwoods 31067/32845
Loughborough Nanpantan 31962/32845
Loughborough Hastings (Worst) 8823/32845

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  1. Loughborough – “Luffbra” – it’s sh*t me duck

    Loughborough – “Luffbra” – it’s sh*t me duck

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    Markfield: Christ, this place is awful!

  3. Coalville has the general aroma of a deceased town

    Coalville has the general aroma of a deceased town

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    Leicester – What A God Awful Mess

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    Melton Mowbray: Neanderthals loiter outside McDonalds, with not one GCSE in Car Theft between them

  8. Coalville: most of the inhabitants walk around in a zombie like state

    Coalville: most of the inhabitants walk around in a zombie like state

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