Moving to Nottingham, Nottinghamshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Nottingham, Nottinghamshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Nottingham in Nottinghamshire? 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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham the land of milk and honey or are Beeston, Carlton and Netherfield a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Nottingham

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 Nottingham. 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
Nottingham 323
Carrington 259
Mapperley Park 246
New Basford 219
Radford 174
Sherwood 159
Porchester 118
Carlton 111
The Meadows 71
Dunkirk 39

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

Ward Average rank in England
Radford (Best) 10328/32845
Mapperley 10544/32845
Castle 10568/32845
Meadows 12487/32845
Dales 12710/32845
Clifton West 14161/32845
Trent Bridge 26169/32845
Hyson Green & Arboretum 3593/32845
St. Ann's 6330/32845
Berridge (Worst) 6826/32845
Reader Opinion:

"Dirty GY" a.k.a Great Yarmouth

Your Health in Nottingham

If you are thinking of moving to Nottingham, 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 Nottingham 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
Nottingham (Nottingham) 1.53% 4.93% 13.6% 33.8% 46.14%
Gedling 1.17% 4.1% 14.51% 35.17% 45.05%
Broxtowe 1.14% 4.13% 14.26% 34.96% 45.51%
Rushcliffe 0.87% 3.12% 11.5% 32.59% 51.91%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Trent Bridge (Best) 24790/32845
St. Ann's 3230/32845
Radford 3568/32845
Hyson Green & Arboretum 4178/32845
Meadows 5073/32845
Dales 6316/32845
Berridge 7254/32845
Castle 8237/32845
Mapperley 8461/32845
Clifton West (Worst) 9100/32845
Reader Opinion:

Ilkeston: The perineum of the east midlands

Deprivation in Nottingham

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 Nottingham. 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
Clifton West (Best) 11185/32845
Castle 11596/32845
Trent Bridge 26658/32845
St. Ann's 4123/32845
Hyson Green & Arboretum 4554/32845
Dales 6659/32845
Meadows 6938/32845
Berridge 7181/32845
Radford 8948/32845
Mapperley (Worst) 9188/32845

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  1. Sneinton, Nottingham, do not come here for peace

    Sneinton, Nottingham, do not come here for peace

  2. Bulwell: a market town… mostly down market

    Bulwell: a market town… mostly down market

  3. Melton Mowbray is the most bizarre & terrifying place I’ve ever lived

    Melton Mowbray is the most bizarre & terrifying place I’ve ever lived

  4. Melton Mowbray: Neanderthals loiter outside McDonalds, with not one GCSE in Car Theft between them

    Melton Mowbray: Neanderthals loiter outside McDonalds, with not one GCSE in Car Theft between them

  5. Eakring: not the end of the earth but you sure can see it from there

    Eakring: not the end of the earth but you sure can see it from there

  6. Nottingham, A dirty place full of people who can’t speak properly

    Nottingham, A dirty place full of people who can’t speak properly

  7. Nottingham, the least friendly, intolerant city I have ever lived in

    Nottingham, the least friendly, intolerant city I have ever lived in

  8. Ilkeston: The perineum of the east midlands

    Ilkeston: The perineum of the east midlands

  9. Nottingham? It should be called Shottingham.

    Nottingham? It should be called Shottingham.