Moving to Sandhurst, Berkshire? What you need to know

Moving to Sandhurst, Berkshire - What you need to know
Moving to Sandhurst, Berkshire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Sandhurst a nice place to live?'' 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 Sandhurst 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 Sandhurst truly a nice place to live, or are Blackwater and Hawley, Yateley and Camberley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Sandhurst

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 Sandhurst. 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.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
College Town 45
Camberley 42
Crawley Hill 42
Frimley 38
York Town 34
Sandhurst 31
Frogmore 25
Little Sandhurst 23
Crowthorne 20
Cricket Hill 12

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

Ward Average rank in England
Little Sandhurst and Wellington (Best) 31059/32845
Owlsmoor 29815/32845
College Town 29332/32845
Frimley 25682/32845
Central Sandhurst 24152/32845
Old Dean 21299/32845
St Michaels 19201/32845
Watchetts 18268/32845
Yateley East 17632/32845
Town (Worst) 15146/32845
Reader Opinion:

Owlsmoor, Sandhurst: enter at your peril!

Your Health in Sandhurst

If you are thinking of moving to Sandhurst, 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 Sandhurst compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Bracknell Forest (Sandhurst) 0.72% 2.53%
Rushmoor 0.82% 2.8%
Surrey Heath 0.74% 2.49%
Hart 0.56% 2.08%

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

Ward Average rank in England
College Town (Best) 30287/32845
Little Sandhurst and Wellington 29833/32845
Yateley East 28943/32845
Owlsmoor 27617/32845
Central Sandhurst 26454/32845
Frimley 24905/32845
Watchetts 24621/32845
Old Dean 22810/32845
Town 19800/32845
St Michaels (Worst) 17563/32845
Reader Opinion:

Farnborough: It isn't a nice place, a cesspool of human filth is better description

Deprivation in Sandhurst

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 Sandhurst. 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
Little Sandhurst and Wellington (Best) 31323/32845
College Town 28571/32845
Central Sandhurst 27553/32845
Owlsmoor 27426/32845
Yateley East 27334/32845
Frimley 25464/32845
Watchetts 22829/32845
Old Dean 20162/32845
St Michaels 19640/32845
Town (Worst) 19488/32845

Average rent in Sandhurst

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Sandhurst are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Sandhurst.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Sandhurst

If you are thinking of moving to Sandhurst, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.


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