Moving to New Mills, Derbyshire? What you need to know

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Moving to New Mills, Derbyshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to New Mills in Derbyshire? 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 New Mills 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 New Mills the land of milk and honey or are Poynton with Worth, Shallcross and Whaley Bridge a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in New Mills

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 New Mills. 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
Hague Bar 11
Brook Bottom 10
Gowhole 9
Peak Forest Canal 9
Furness Vale 8
Birch Vale 6
Waterside 5
Goyt 4
Moorend 0
The Banks 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Marple North (Best) 17230/32845
Disley 17724/32845
Marple South and High Lane 19780/32845
New Mills East 24747/32845
Poynton East and Pott Shrigley 27071/32845
New Mills West 27243/32845
Sett 27296/32845
Hayfield 27884/32845
Whaley Bridge 29215/32845
Blackbrook (Worst) 31033/32845

Your Health in New Mills

If you are thinking of moving to New Mills, 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 New Mills 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
Manchester 1.72% 5.37% 12.45% 31.69% 48.76%
Tameside 1.6% 5.7% 15.05% 33.7% 43.96%
Stockport 1.21% 4.41% 13.27% 33.27% 47.83%
High Peak (New Mills) 1.12% 4.07% 13.21% 34.08% 47.51%

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

Ward Average rank in England
New Mills East (Best) 11332/32845
Marple South and High Lane 15600/32845
Marple North 16955/32845
Sett 17595/32845
Blackbrook 18045/32845
New Mills West 19597/32845
Hayfield 20113/32845
Whaley Bridge 20937/32845
Poynton East and Pott Shrigley 21709/32845
Disley (Worst) 24802/32845

Deprivation in New Mills

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 New Mills. 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
New Mills East (Best) 14038/32845
Sett 19456/32845
Marple South and High Lane 21483/32845
Marple North 23195/32845
New Mills West 24686/32845
Poynton East and Pott Shrigley 24880/32845
Whaley Bridge 25062/32845
Blackbrook 25295/32845
Hayfield 26314/32845
Disley (Worst) 26631/32845

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