Moving to Rugby, Warwickshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Rugby, Warwickshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Rugby in Warwickshire? 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 Rugby 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 Rugby the land of milk and honey or are Lutterworth, Daventry and Southam a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Rugby

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 Rugby. 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
Rugby 150
New Bilton 118
Newbold-on-Avon 105
Brownsover 89
Bilton 53
Cawston 24
Long Lawford 16
Newton 16
Harborough Parva 0
Cosford 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Benn (Best) 10006/32845
Eastlands 13611/32845
Newbold and Brownsover 14120/32845
Rokeby and Overslade 17165/32845
Admirals and Cawston 17395/32845
Hillmorton 19600/32845
Bilton 20953/32845
Paddox 22003/32845
Coton and Boughton 23788/32845
New Bilton (Worst) 8648/32845
Reader Opinion:

Northampton: dangerous at night, unpleasant during the day

Your Health in Rugby

If you are thinking of moving to Rugby, 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 Rugby 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
Coventry 1.4% 4.66% 13.25% 34.65% 46.05%
Nuneaton and Bedworth 1.4% 4.81% 14.48% 35.33% 43.98%
Rugby (Rugby) 0.97% 3.51% 12.57% 35.28% 47.68%
Daventry 0.91% 3.31% 12.07% 35.27% 48.44%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Benn (Best) 14814/32845
New Bilton 15534/32845
Newbold and Brownsover 15624/32845
Rokeby and Overslade 16687/32845
Hillmorton 19334/32845
Eastlands 21328/32845
Bilton 22323/32845
Paddox 24691/32845
Coton and Boughton 25066/32845
Admirals and Cawston (Worst) 25089/32845
Reader Opinion:

Leamington Spa: Stale magnolia casting its vanilla doom all over the town

Deprivation in Rugby

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 Rugby. 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
New Bilton (Best) 13157/32845
Benn 13286/32845
Newbold and Brownsover 15267/32845
Rokeby and Overslade 18296/32845
Hillmorton 20326/32845
Eastlands 20914/32845
Bilton 24057/32845
Admirals and Cawston 26277/32845
Coton and Boughton 26553/32845
Paddox (Worst) 26945/32845

Top 10 worst places to live in England 2020






  1. Leamington Spa: Stale magnolia casting its vanilla doom all over the town

    Leamington Spa: Stale magnolia casting its vanilla doom all over the town

  2. Daventry, town of the zombie

    Daventry, town of the zombie

  3. Rugby aka Drugby

    Rugby aka Drugby

  4. Southam… probably one of the dullest towns around

    Southam… probably one of the dullest towns around

  5. Coventry – Worse than ever

    Coventry – Worse than ever

  6. Daventry, the opposite of Hotel California

    Daventry, the opposite of Hotel California

  7. Northampton, also known as ‘Nofuntown’

    Northampton, also known as ‘Nofuntown’

  8. Rugby: Warehouse jobs and drugs a plenty

    Rugby: Warehouse jobs and drugs a plenty

  9. Kenilworth – A boring town full of old people

    Kenilworth – A boring town full of old people