Moving to Shepshed, Leicestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Shepshed, Leicestershire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Shepshed in Leicestershire? 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 Shepshed 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 Shepshed the land of milk and honey or are Melbourne, Coalville and Loughborough a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Shepshed

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 Shepshed. 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
Loughborough 141
Agar Nook 42
Shepshed 42
Shelthorpe 16
Zouch 6
Kegworth 3
Long Whatton 2
Long Whatton Brook 1
Belton 0
Oaks in Charnwood 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Castle Rock (Best) 12168/32845
Loughborough Dishley and Hathern 18553/32845
Loughborough Ashby 18990/32845
Loughborough Garendon 20623/32845
Shepshed West 23727/32845
Shepshed East 24018/32845
Valley 25085/32845
Leake 28440/32845
Loughborough Nanpantan 31763/32845
Loughborough Storer (Worst) 8730/32845
Reader Opinion:

Ibstock, a journey back to the 1980's

Your Health in Shepshed

If you are thinking of moving to Shepshed, 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 Shepshed 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
Leicester 1.49% 4.54% 13.42% 35.64% 44.9%
Charnwood (Shepshed) 0.89% 3.29% 12.41% 35.3% 48.11%
Rushcliffe 0.87% 3.12% 11.5% 32.59% 51.91%
Blaby 0.88% 3.28% 12.53% 35.81% 47.51%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Loughborough Storer (Best) 11239/32845
Castle Rock 12213/32845
Loughborough Ashby 15777/32845
Shepshed East 16975/32845
Shepshed West 18777/32845
Valley 20764/32845
Loughborough Garendon 22220/32845
Loughborough Dishley and Hathern 22955/32845
Leake 30463/32845
Loughborough Nanpantan (Worst) 30475/32845
Reader Opinion:

Coalville has the general aroma of a deceased town

Deprivation in Shepshed

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 Shepshed. 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
Castle Rock (Best) 13322/32845
Loughborough Storer 14718/32845
Loughborough Ashby 17096/32845
Valley 18752/32845
Shepshed East 20117/32845
Shepshed West 21192/32845
Loughborough Dishley and Hathern 24276/32845
Loughborough Garendon 24747/32845
Leake 29327/32845
Loughborough Nanpantan (Worst) 31962/32845

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