Moving to Oadby, Leicestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Oadby, Leicestershire - What you need to know
Moving to Oadby, Leicestershire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Oadby in Leicestershire? 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 Oadby 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 Oadby the land of milk and honey or are Braunstone Town, Leicester and Wigston Magna a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Oadby

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Oadby. 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
Knighton 152
Knighton Fields 152
Clarendon Park 127
Crown Hills 104
Stoneygate 97
South Knighton 90
Evington 80
Oadby 50
Stoughton 11
Great Stretton 9

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

Ward Average rank in England
Evington (Best) 14587/32845
Oadby St Peter's 17024/32845
Wigston All Saints 18007/32845
Thurnby & Houghton 20688/32845
Wigston St Wolstan's 22392/32845
Wigston Meadowcourt 25248/32845
Oadby Brocks Hill 25887/32845
Oadby Woodlands 26369/32845
Oadby Grange 27158/32845
Oadby Uplands (Worst) 27366/32845
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Your Health in Oadby

If you are thinking of moving to Oadby, 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 Oadby 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
Leicester 1.49% 4.54% 13.42% 35.64% 44.9%
Blaby 0.88% 3.28% 12.53% 35.81% 47.51%
Harborough 0.76% 2.75% 11.37% 34.27% 50.85%
Oadby and Wigston (Oadby) 1.09% 3.71% 13.4% 36.62% 45.19%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Evington (Best) 12718/32845
Oadby St Peter's 13630/32845
Wigston All Saints 15017/32845
Wigston St Wolstan's 20209/32845
Wigston Meadowcourt 21319/32845
Oadby Uplands 23245/32845
Oadby Brocks Hill 23317/32845
Oadby Grange 26358/32845
Oadby Woodlands 27063/32845
Thurnby & Houghton (Worst) 29817/32845
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Deprivation in Oadby

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 Oadby. 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
Evington (Best) 13406/32845
Oadby St Peter's 17531/32845
Wigston All Saints 20953/32845
Wigston St Wolstan's 23234/32845
Wigston Meadowcourt 25084/32845
Thurnby & Houghton 26266/32845
Oadby Uplands 28131/32845
Oadby Woodlands 28448/32845
Oadby Brocks Hill 28629/32845
Oadby Grange (Worst) 29398/32845

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