Moving to Penkridge, Staffordshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Penkridge, Staffordshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Penkridge in Staffordshire? 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 Penkridge 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 Penkridge the land of milk and honey or are Cannock, Fenton and Hednesford a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Penkridge

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 Penkridge. 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
Penkridge 0
Boscomoor 0
Longridge 0
Pillaton 0
Dunston 0
Dunston Heath 0
Acton Trussell 0
Bickford 0
Mitton 0
Coppenhall 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Manor (Best) 14241/32845
Cannock North 16070/32845
Penkridge West 16523/32845
Huntington and Hatherton 16648/32845
Cannock West 17481/32845
Wheaton Aston, Bishopswood and Lapley 17761/32845
Penkridge South East 22794/32845
Hednesford Green Heath 24281/32845
Brewood and Coven 25061/32845
Penkridge North East and Acton Trussell (Worst) 27309/32845
Reader Opinion:

Stoke-on-trent, more like Sh*thole-on-trent

Your Health in Penkridge

If you are thinking of moving to Penkridge, 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 Penkridge 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
Walsall 1.68% 5.56% 15.47% 35.14% 42.15%
Wolverhampton 1.66% 5.53% 15.67% 35.34% 41.79%
Cannock Chase 1.52% 5.25% 14.46% 35.02% 43.74%
South Staffordshire (Penkridge) 1.27% 4.1% 13.78% 35.5% 45.34%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Manor (Best) 13277/32845
Huntington and Hatherton 15825/32845
Cannock West 18784/32845
Penkridge South East 21004/32845
Hednesford Green Heath 21321/32845
Penkridge West 21752/32845
Brewood and Coven 23619/32845
Wheaton Aston, Bishopswood and Lapley 25143/32845
Penkridge North East and Acton Trussell 27368/32845
Cannock North (Worst) 8656/32845
Reader Opinion:

Walsall: the garbage town of England

Deprivation in Penkridge

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 Penkridge. 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
Huntington and Hatherton (Best) 14309/32845
Manor 16271/32845
Wheaton Aston, Bishopswood and Lapley 19241/32845
Penkridge West 20559/32845
Cannock West 22169/32845
Penkridge North East and Acton Trussell 22335/32845
Penkridge South East 22988/32845
Hednesford Green Heath 23518/32845
Brewood and Coven 24634/32845
Cannock North (Worst) 6465/32845

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