Moving to Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Minchinhampton in Gloucestershire? 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 Minchinhampton 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 Minchinhampton the land of milk and honey or are Nailsworth, Stroud and Tetbury a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Minchinhampton

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Minchinhampton. 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
Bussage 6
Minchinhampton 4
Forwood 4
Box 4
Brownshill 2
Brimscombe 1
Burleigh 1
Burnt Ash 1
Bubblewell 0
Hampton Fields 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stroud Central (Best) 11387/32845
Stroud Slade 12958/32845
Stroud Valley 15083/32845
Stroud Trinity 20280/32845
Nailsworth 25992/32845
Thrupp 28937/32845
Minchinhampton 30637/32845
Rodborough 30907/32845
Bisley 31899/32845
Chalford (Worst) 32717/32845
Reader Opinion:

Stroud, who wants to be stared at by a group of inbreds?

Your Health in Minchinhampton

If you are thinking of moving to Minchinhampton, 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 Minchinhampton 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
Gloucester 1.1% 3.79% 13.09% 35.46% 46.56%
Stroud (Minchinhampton) 0.94% 3.35% 12.8% 35.21% 47.69%
Forest of Dean 1.13% 4.31% 14.49% 35.8% 44.27%
Cotswold 0.8% 3.01% 12.33% 35.07% 48.78%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stroud Slade (Best) 21464/32845
Stroud Trinity 21981/32845
Stroud Central 22077/32845
Minchinhampton 24068/32845
Nailsworth 24614/32845
Stroud Valley 25269/32845
Thrupp 25702/32845
Chalford 27524/32845
Rodborough 27536/32845
Bisley (Worst) 30431/32845
Reader Opinion:

Cheltenham: For people who like Waitrose and gushing about their salary

Deprivation in Minchinhampton

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 Minchinhampton. 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
Stroud Slade (Best) 16182/32845
Stroud Trinity 17775/32845
Stroud Central 17913/32845
Stroud Valley 20336/32845
Thrupp 23879/32845
Minchinhampton 24481/32845
Nailsworth 26399/32845
Rodborough 29718/32845
Chalford 30617/32845
Bisley (Worst) 30711/32845

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