Moving to Mansfield, Nottinghamshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Mansfield, Nottinghamshire - What you need to know
Moving to Mansfield, Nottinghamshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Mansfield in Nottinghamshire? 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 Mansfield 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 Mansfield the land of milk and honey or are Shirebrook, Kirkby in Ashfield and Sutton in Ashfield a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Mansfield

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 Mansfield. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Mansfield 105
Dalestorth 88
Mansfield Woodhouse 65
Ladybrook 64
Forest Town 53
Newlands 28
Radmanthwaite 22
Pleasley 10
Moorhaigh 6
Pleasleyhill 6

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sandhurst (Best) 16456/32845
Sherwood 12543/32845
Broomhill 10617/32845
Abbott 10267/32845
Yeoman Hill 6488/32845
Woodlands 6003/32845
Ladybrook 5855/32845
Newgate 5790/32845
Portland 4601/32845
Carr Bank (Worst) 2640/32845
Reader Opinion:

Eakring: not the end of the earth but you sure can see it from there

Your Health in Mansfield

If you are thinking of moving to Mansfield, 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 Mansfield 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
Mansfield (Mansfield) 1.8% 6.2% 16.2% 34.36% 41.44%
Ashfield 1.5% 5.66% 16.31% 34.48% 42.05%
North East Derbyshire 1.52% 5.37% 15.89% 34.26% 42.95%
Bolsover 1.83% 6.79% 17.09% 33.51% 40.77%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sandhurst (Best) 11537/32845
Yeoman Hill 7046/32845
Woodlands 6481/32845
Abbott 5900/32845
Newgate 5619/32845
Broomhill 5267/32845
Portland 5021/32845
Sherwood 4684/32845
Ladybrook 3546/32845
Carr Bank (Worst) 3180/32845
Reader Opinion:

Stoneleigh: residents ought to be stoned!

Deprivation in Mansfield

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 Mansfield. 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
Sandhurst (Best) 19485/32845
Woodlands 10960/32845
Yeoman Hill 8573/32845
Abbott 8253/32845
Sherwood 7993/32845
Broomhill 7369/32845
Newgate 6616/32845
Portland 6271/32845
Ladybrook 4652/32845
Carr Bank (Worst) 2767/32845

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