Moving to Middlewich, Cheshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Middlewich, Cheshire - What you need to know
Moving to Middlewich, Cheshire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Middlewich 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 Middlewich 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 Middlewich truly a nice place to live, or are Northwich, Sandbach and Winsford a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Middlewich

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 Middlewich. 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
Crewe 179
Elworth 38
Newtonia 28
Greenbank 27
Church Lawton 14
Hartfordbeach 12
Hartford 7
Hollinsgreen 2
Barthomley 0
Foxley 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Dane Valley (Best) 28501/32845
Davenham, Moulton & Kingsmead 28402/32845
Sandbach Elworth 25782/32845
Shakerley 22546/32845
Winsford Gravel 18660/32845
Winsford Over & Verdin 17265/32845
Middlewich 16466/32845
Winsford Swanlow 11908/32845
Winsford Wharton 10572/32845
Winsford Dene (Worst) 8976/32845
Reader Opinion:

Nantwich: the place that time forgot

Your Health in Middlewich

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Cheshire East (Middlewich) 1.06% 3.85%
Shropshire 1.13% 3.91%
Newcastle-under-Lyme 1.4% 5.1%
Staffordshire Moorlands 1.37% 4.55%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Dane Valley (Best) 26134/32845
Davenham, Moulton & Kingsmead 21413/32845
Sandbach Elworth 20226/32845
Shakerley 15467/32845
Middlewich 13996/32845
Winsford Gravel 13949/32845
Winsford Swanlow 10924/32845
Winsford Over & Verdin 10291/32845
Winsford Wharton 7807/32845
Winsford Dene (Worst) 7236/32845
Reader Opinion:

Kazakhstan to Crewe - no thank you!

Deprivation in Middlewich

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 Middlewich. 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
Dane Valley (Best) 28817/32845
Sandbach Elworth 27721/32845
Davenham, Moulton & Kingsmead 26746/32845
Middlewich 20525/32845
Shakerley 17081/32845
Winsford Gravel 16684/32845
Winsford Over & Verdin 13653/32845
Winsford Swanlow 13150/32845
Winsford Dene 10516/32845
Winsford Wharton (Worst) 9706/32845

Average rent in Middlewich

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Middlewich

If you are thinking of moving to Middlewich, 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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