Moving to Madeley, Shropshire? What you need to know

Moving to Madeley, Shropshire - What you need to know
Moving to Madeley, Shropshire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Madeley 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 Madeley 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 Madeley truly a nice place to live, or are Broseley, Newport and Shifnal a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Madeley

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 Madeley. 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
Donington 6
Albrighton 6
Ackleton 1
Kemberton 0
Hartlebury 0
Burnhill Green 0
Badger 0
Stableford 0
Pasford 0
Chesterton 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Pattingham and Patshull (Best) 27323/32845
Albrighton 27112/32845
Perton Lakeside 26880/32845
Perton Dippons 23479/32845
Worfield 22058/32845
Broseley 21723/32845
The Nedge 10885/32845
Madeley & Sutton Hill 8639/32845
Brookside 3090/32845
Woodside (Worst) 1744/32845
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Your Health in Madeley

If you are thinking of moving to Madeley, 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 Madeley compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Wolverhampton 1.66% 5.53%
Shropshire (Madeley) 1.13% 3.91%
Telford and Wrekin 1.42% 4.81%
Cannock Chase 1.52% 5.25%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Pattingham and Patshull (Best) 31215/32845
Perton Dippons 25438/32845
Perton Lakeside 23096/32845
Worfield 21564/32845
Albrighton 20165/32845
Broseley 18589/32845
The Nedge 9540/32845
Brookside 7164/32845
Madeley & Sutton Hill 6151/32845
Woodside (Worst) 4515/32845
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Deprivation in Madeley

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 Madeley. 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
Pattingham and Patshull (Best) 27972/32845
Perton Dippons 26784/32845
Perton Lakeside 23761/32845
Albrighton 23013/32845
Broseley 18549/32845
Worfield 11987/32845
The Nedge 10473/32845
Brookside 8288/32845
Madeley & Sutton Hill 7804/32845
Woodside (Worst) 1804/32845

Average rent in Madeley

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Madeley

If you are thinking of moving to Madeley, 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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