Moving to Rothwell, Northamptonshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Rothwell, Northamptonshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Rothwell in Northamptonshire? 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 Rothwell 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 Rothwell the land of milk and honey or are Corby, Desborough and Kettering a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Rothwell

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 Rothwell. 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
Kettering 189
Weekley 144
Rothwell 20
Broughton 6
Great Cransley 4
Little Cransley 4
Rushton 1
Loddington 1
Harrington 0
Stoke Albany 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Michael's and Wicksteed (Best) 13162/32845
Rothwell 13511/32845
Brambleside 19253/32845
Desborough Loatland 20406/32845
St Peter's 20855/32845
Oakley South 21080/32845
William Knibb 2333/32845
Desborough St Giles 24866/32845
Northfield 2805/32845
All Saints (Worst) 6751/32845
Reader Opinion:

High Wycombe aka BTEC Slough

Your Health in Rothwell

If you are thinking of moving to Rothwell, 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 Rothwell 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
Northampton 1.03% 3.61% 12.51% 36.47% 46.38%
Kettering (Rothwell) 1.01% 3.72% 12.88% 36.34% 46.04%
Wellingborough 1.16% 3.95% 14.18% 37.03% 43.68%
Corby 1.36% 4.4% 13.13% 35.16% 45.94%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Michael's and Wicksteed (Best) 11062/32845
All Saints 11330/32845
Oakley South 15411/32845
Desborough Loatland 15421/32845
St Peter's 16243/32845
Desborough St Giles 16465/32845
Brambleside 16627/32845
Rothwell 18502/32845
Northfield 5724/32845
William Knibb (Worst) 8038/32845
Reader Opinion:

Northampton, also known as 'Nofuntown'

Deprivation in Rothwell

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 Rothwell. 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
All Saints (Best) 10956/32845
St Michael's and Wicksteed 11417/32845
Rothwell 17463/32845
Brambleside 18962/32845
St Peter's 19803/32845
Desborough Loatland 20003/32845
Oakley South 21718/32845
Desborough St Giles 21862/32845
William Knibb 6572/32845
Northfield (Worst) 6669/32845

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