Moving to Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire? 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 Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes the land of milk and honey or are Bletchley, Newport Pagnell and Wolverton and Greenleys a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Milton Keynes

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of November 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Milton Keynes. 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
Fishermead 150
Milton Keynes 141
Conniburrow 141
Eaglestone 127
Neath Hill 112
Oakgrove 107
Springfield 107
Oldbrook 93
Downhead Park 88
Heelands 59

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

Ward Average rank in England
Central Milton Keynes (Best) 10683/32845
Wolverton 11824/32845
Campbell Park & Old Woughton 16076/32845
Stantonbury 17481/32845
Bradwell 19015/32845
Broughton 19987/32845
Shenley Brook End 20254/32845
Bletchley West 20509/32845
Newport Pagnell South 23380/32845
Woughton & Fishermead (Worst) 8017/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Your Health in Milton Keynes

If you are thinking of moving to Milton Keynes, 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 Milton Keynes 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
Luton 1.2% 3.73% 12.44% 36.07% 46.56%
Milton Keynes (Milton Keynes) 0.94% 3.2% 10.82% 34.88% 50.17%
Bedford 0.98% 3.55% 12.58% 35.98% 46.9%
South Northamptonshire 0.77% 2.64% 11.01% 34.87% 50.72%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stantonbury (Best) 15040/32845
Central Milton Keynes 15177/32845
Bradwell 15386/32845
Campbell Park & Old Woughton 16356/32845
Bletchley West 17966/32845
Wolverton 18261/32845
Newport Pagnell South 19942/32845
Shenley Brook End 21160/32845
Broughton 23464/32845
Woughton & Fishermead (Worst) 9561/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes. 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
Central Milton Keynes (Best) 12809/32845
Wolverton 16007/32845
Stantonbury 16151/32845
Campbell Park & Old Woughton 16232/32845
Bradwell 16746/32845
Bletchley West 18018/32845
Shenley Brook End 23007/32845
Newport Pagnell South 23416/32845
Broughton 24372/32845
Woughton & Fishermead (Worst) 7660/32845

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