Moving to Nantwich, Cheshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Nantwich, Cheshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Nantwich in Cheshire? 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 Nantwich 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 Nantwich the land of milk and honey or are Crewe, Sandbach and Winsford a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Nantwich

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 Nantwich. 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
Crewe 200
Barthomley 0
Balterley 0
Balterley Green 0
Gorstyhill 0
Balterley Heath 0
Betley Common 0
Englesea-brook 0
Buddileigh 0
Betley 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Crewe St Barnabas (Best) 11191/32845
Crewe East 14234/32845
Crewe West 14806/32845
Nantwich North and West 18535/32845
Nantwich South and Stapeley 24223/32845
Wistaston 25602/32845
Shavington 27903/32845
Willaston and Rope 29217/32845
Crewe Central 3361/32845
Crewe South (Worst) 8104/32845
Reader Opinion:

Whitchurch (Wem): The abyss of Shropshire

Your Health in Nantwich

If you are thinking of moving to Nantwich, 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 Nantwich 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%
Cheshire East (Nantwich) 1.06% 3.85% 12.78% 33.25% 49.06%
Shropshire 1.13% 3.91% 13.55% 34.92% 46.49%
Newcastle-under-Lyme 1.4% 5.1% 14.37% 34.48% 44.65%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Crewe South (Best) 12896/32845
Crewe West 12984/32845
Nantwich North and West 13716/32845
Wistaston 18168/32845
Shavington 19795/32845
Nantwich South and Stapeley 20985/32845
Willaston and Rope 22095/32845
Crewe Central 6223/32845
Crewe St Barnabas 7362/32845
Crewe East (Worst) 9316/32845
Reader Opinion:

Nantwich: the place that time forgot

Deprivation in Nantwich

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 Nantwich. 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
Crewe South (Best) 12831/32845
Crewe East 13511/32845
Crewe West 14516/32845
Nantwich North and West 18366/32845
Wistaston 23822/32845
Shavington 26007/32845
Nantwich South and Stapeley 27031/32845
Willaston and Rope 29737/32845
Crewe Central 5076/32845
Crewe St Barnabas (Worst) 6382/32845

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