Moving to Ross on Wye, Herefordshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Ross on Wye, Herefordshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Ross on Wye in Herefordshire? 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 Ross on Wye 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 Ross on Wye the land of milk and honey or are Cinderford, Mitcheldean and Newent a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Ross on Wye

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 Ross on Wye. 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
Rudhall Brook 30
Greytree 29
Ashfield 14
Bridstow 4
Poolmill 4
Tudorville 2
Rudhall 1
Crow Hill 1
Hom Green 0
Forest of Dean 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ross North (Best) 16202/32845
Ross West 19256/32845
Newent & Taynton 20918/32845
Ross East 21321/32845
Kerne Bridge 26778/32845
Lydbrook 28548/32845
Penyard 28767/32845
Llangarron 29752/32845
Longhope & Huntley 30172/32845
Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook (Worst) 30258/32845
Reader Opinion:

Cinderford: There is a tenth circle of hell

Your Health in Ross on Wye

If you are thinking of moving to Ross on Wye, 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 Ross on Wye 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
Herefordshire, County of (Ross on Wye) 1.17% 4.06% 13.91% 35.15% 45.71%
Monmouthshire 1.36% 4.57% 14.02% 33.66% 46.39%
Forest of Dean 1.13% 4.31% 14.49% 35.8% 44.27%
Tewkesbury 0.99% 3.3% 12.46% 35.61% 47.64%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Lydbrook (Best) 17230/32845
Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook 18000/32845
Ross West 18610/32845
Ross North 19010/32845
Ross East 20426/32845
Penyard 23213/32845
Newent & Taynton 24270/32845
Longhope & Huntley 26965/32845
Kerne Bridge 27084/32845
Llangarron (Worst) 27211/32845
Reader Opinion:

Lydney: The "lovely" little brother of Coleford

Deprivation in Ross on Wye

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 Ross on Wye. 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
Lydbrook (Best) 14875/32845
Kerne Bridge 15037/32845
Llangarron 15852/32845
Ross North 16030/32845
Penyard 16087/32845
Ross West 16635/32845
Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook 17710/32845
Newent & Taynton 17950/32845
Ross East 19049/32845
Longhope & Huntley (Worst) 19085/32845

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