Moving to Market Drayton, Shropshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Market Drayton, Shropshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Market Drayton in Shropshire? 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 Market Drayton 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 Market Drayton the land of milk and honey or are Whitchurch, Eccleshall and Tunstall a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Market Drayton

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 Market Drayton. 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
Market Drayton 41
Brownhills 38
Little Drayton 17
Longslow 1
Longford 0
Ternhill 0
Norton in Hales 0
Chipnall 0
Betton 0
Red Bull 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Market Drayton East (Best) 18052/32845
Market Drayton West 18535/32845
Whitchurch South 19728/32845
Wem 21003/32845
Prees 22700/32845
Loggerheads 24518/32845
Audlem 25273/32845
Cheswardine 26513/32845
Hodnet 27024/32845
Maer & Whitmore (Worst) 28876/32845
Reader Opinion:

Whitchurch (Wem): The abyss of Shropshire

Your Health in Market Drayton

If you are thinking of moving to Market Drayton, 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 Market Drayton 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
Stoke-on-Trent 1.87% 6.17% 15.33% 34.66% 41.97%
Shropshire (Market Drayton) 1.13% 3.91% 13.55% 34.92% 46.49%
Telford and Wrekin 1.42% 4.81% 13.57% 34.32% 45.87%
Newcastle-under-Lyme 1.4% 5.1% 14.37% 34.48% 44.65%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Market Drayton West (Best) 14651/32845
Whitchurch South 17254/32845
Market Drayton East 19165/32845
Wem 19218/32845
Loggerheads 20213/32845
Hodnet 20744/32845
Cheswardine 21424/32845
Prees 22771/32845
Audlem 23481/32845
Maer & Whitmore (Worst) 27406/32845
Reader Opinion:

Stoke-on-Trent a.k.a Joke-on-Trent

Deprivation in Market Drayton

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 Market Drayton. 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
Prees (Best) 12550/32845
Market Drayton East 13772/32845
Whitchurch South 13928/32845
Hodnet 14802/32845
Market Drayton West 15426/32845
Cheswardine 16289/32845
Wem 16947/32845
Audlem 19140/32845
Loggerheads 22070/32845
Maer & Whitmore (Worst) 25592/32845

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