Moving to Rugby, Warwickshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Rugby, Warwickshire - What you need to know
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 February 2021 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Rugby 121
New Bilton 91
Brownsover 89
Newbold-on-Avon 67
Bilton 40
Cawston 17
Newton 15
Long Lawford 9
Cosford 3
Harborough Parva 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
Coton and Boughton (Best) 23788/32845
Paddox 22003/32845
Bilton 20953/32845
Hillmorton 19600/32845
Admirals and Cawston 17395/32845
Rokeby and Overslade 17165/32845
Newbold and Brownsover 14120/32845
Eastlands 13611/32845
Benn 10006/32845
New Bilton (Worst) 8648/32845
Reader Opinion:

Rugby aka Drugby

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

Northampton, also known as 'Nofuntown'

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

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