Moving to Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Melton Mowbray 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 Melton Mowbray 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 Melton Mowbray the land of milk and honey or are Syston, Cotgrave and Oakham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Melton Mowbray

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 Melton Mowbray. 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
Asfordby 5
Asfordby Hill 4
Potter Hill 4
Great Dalby 0
Upper End 0
Nether End 0
Holwell 0
Ab Kettleby 0
Wartnaby 0
Little Dalby 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Melton Warwick (Best) 12581/32845
Melton Egerton 12634/32845
Melton Craven 18267/32845
Asfordby 19595/32845
Melton Newport 22157/32845
Melton Sysonby 22305/32845
Waltham-on-the-Wolds 23298/32845
Melton Dorian 23852/32845
Frisby-on-the-Wreake 26738/32845
Gaddesby (Worst) 28819/32845
Reader Opinion:

Oakham, sounds a lovely town, never could an impression be quite so wrong

Your Health in Melton Mowbray

If you are thinking of moving to Melton Mowbray, 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 Melton Mowbray 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
South Kesteven 1.04% 3.74% 13.28% 35.13% 46.81%
Harborough 0.76% 2.75% 11.37% 34.27% 50.85%
Melton (Melton Mowbray) 0.78% 2.88% 12.5% 35.52% 48.33%
Rutland 0.76% 2.7% 12.13% 34.03% 50.38%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Melton Egerton (Best) 18508/32845
Melton Warwick 19246/32845
Melton Craven 19433/32845
Melton Dorian 20341/32845
Melton Sysonby 22285/32845
Asfordby 22794/32845
Melton Newport 23934/32845
Waltham-on-the-Wolds 24522/32845
Gaddesby 27510/32845
Frisby-on-the-Wreake (Worst) 31843/32845

Deprivation in Melton Mowbray

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 Melton Mowbray. 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
Melton Egerton (Best) 16003/32845
Melton Craven 18640/32845
Melton Warwick 19502/32845
Gaddesby 20695/32845
Asfordby 22120/32845
Melton Sysonby 23226/32845
Melton Dorian 23358/32845
Frisby-on-the-Wreake 23423/32845
Waltham-on-the-Wolds 24929/32845
Melton Newport (Worst) 25698/32845

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