Moving to Romsey, Hampshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Romsey, Hampshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Romsey in Hampshire? 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 Romsey 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 Romsey the land of milk and honey or are Southampton, Totton and Winchester a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Romsey

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 Romsey. 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
Cupernham 33
Halterworth 22
Abbotswood 21
Nutburn 11
Crampmoor 6
Ashfield 3
Shootash 1
Awbridge 0
Gosport 0
Timsbury 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bramshaw, Copythorne North and Minstead (Best) 11859/32845
Chilworth, Nursling & Rownhams 19553/32845
Romsey Abbey 20968/32845
Ampfield & Braishfield 22219/32845
Blackwater 22824/32845
Romsey Cupernham 22942/32845
North Baddesley 24788/32845
Romsey Tadburn 25166/32845
Valley Park 31141/32845
Coxford (Worst) 7310/32845
Reader Opinion:

Thornhill, Southampton - majority of the female population have more kids than teeth

Your Health in Romsey

If you are thinking of moving to Romsey, 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 Romsey 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
Southampton 1.2% 3.89% 12.36% 34.99% 47.56%
Eastleigh 0.87% 3.05% 11.61% 35.3% 49.17%
Test Valley (Romsey) 0.8% 2.97% 11.62% 34.59% 50.02%
Winchester 0.74% 2.69% 10.6% 32.78% 53.2%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Romsey Tadburn (Best) 22383/32845
Romsey Abbey 23068/32845
Bramshaw, Copythorne North and Minstead 25786/32845
North Baddesley 25925/32845
Blackwater 26480/32845
Romsey Cupernham 26757/32845
Chilworth, Nursling & Rownhams 28496/32845
Ampfield & Braishfield 30017/32845
Valley Park 31377/32845
Coxford (Worst) 8911/32845
Reader Opinion:

I had the misfortune of visiting Boscombe

Deprivation in Romsey

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 Romsey. 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
Coxford (Best) 10706/32845
Bramshaw, Copythorne North and Minstead 15955/32845
Blackwater 20759/32845
Romsey Abbey 22962/32845
Romsey Tadburn 23894/32845
Ampfield & Braishfield 24474/32845
Romsey Cupernham 25653/32845
Chilworth, Nursling & Rownhams 26004/32845
North Baddesley 26894/32845
Valley Park (Worst) 31759/32845

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  1. Romsey pretends to be a nice place

    Romsey pretends to be a nice place

  2. Andover, stay away from this abysmal little town

    Andover, stay away from this abysmal little town

  3. Bartley (New Forest) between the **** capital of Totton, and the posh man’s village Lyndhurst

    Bartley (New Forest) between the **** capital of Totton, and the posh man’s village Lyndhurst

  4. Headley Down, show me a town where teenagers don’t try and bum **** off you

    Headley Down, show me a town where teenagers don’t try and bum **** off you

  5. Thornhill, Southampton – majority of the female population have more kids than teeth

    Thornhill, Southampton – majority of the female population have more kids than teeth

  6. Gosport, Hampshire, a seaside sh*thole

    Gosport, Hampshire, a seaside sh*thole

  7. Leigh Park has a long tradition of chavness

    Leigh Park has a long tradition of chavness

  8. Portsmouth – **** heaven

    Portsmouth – **** heaven

  9. Buckland & Somerstown, two places in Pompey that are sh*tholes

    Buckland & Somerstown, two places in Pompey that are sh*tholes