Moving to Redruth, Cornwall? What you need to know

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Moving to Redruth, Cornwall - What you need to know
Moving to Redruth, Cornwall - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Redruth in Cornwall? 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 Redruth 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 Redruth the land of milk and honey or are Camborne, Penryn and Truro a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Redruth

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 Redruth. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Plain-an-Gwarry 42
Redruth 42
Gilbert’s Coombe 38
Tolgus Mount 32
Church Town 28
Sparnon Gate 25
Carn Brea Village 24
Radnor 19
Parc Erissey 16
Busveal 13

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

Ward Average rank in England
Chacewater, Kenwyn and Baldhu (Best) 30797/32845
Carharrack, Gwennap and St Day 29163/32845
Illogan 24086/32845
Redruth South 23653/32845
Four Lanes 21972/32845
Pool and Tehidy 20547/32845
Redruth Central 20458/32845
Redruth North 17807/32845
Camborne Treslothan 16672/32845
Camborne Treswithian (Worst) 15238/32845
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Your Health in Redruth

If you are thinking of moving to Redruth, 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 Redruth 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
Cornwall (Redruth) 1.43% 4.87% 14.88% 33.59% 45.23%
Plymouth 1.44% 5.08% 13.95% 33.53% 46.02%
South Hams 1.11% 3.8% 13.32% 34.37% 47.41%
Isles of Scilly 0.59% 2.41% 11.26% 34.23% 51.52%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Chacewater, Kenwyn and Baldhu (Best) 21052/32845
Carharrack, Gwennap and St Day 17524/32845
Redruth South 13984/32845
Illogan 13570/32845
Redruth Central 11671/32845
Pool and Tehidy 10695/32845
Four Lanes 9526/32845
Redruth North 8910/32845
Camborne Treslothan 6962/32845
Camborne Treswithian (Worst) 5283/32845

Deprivation in Redruth

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 Redruth. 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
Chacewater, Kenwyn and Baldhu (Best) 19001/32845
Redruth South 14330/32845
Carharrack, Gwennap and St Day 14253/32845
Illogan 13355/32845
Redruth Central 11311/32845
Redruth North 9054/32845
Pool and Tehidy 8507/32845
Four Lanes 8361/32845
Camborne Treswithian 7751/32845
Camborne Treslothan (Worst) 6313/32845

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