Moving to Stonehouse, Gloucestershire? What you need to know

Moving to Stonehouse, Gloucestershire - What you need to know
Moving to Stonehouse, Gloucestershire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Stonehouse 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 Stonehouse 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 Stonehouse truly a nice place to live, or are Nailsworth, Painswick and Stroud a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Stonehouse

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 Stonehouse. 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
Cashes Green 21
Randwick 17
Ebley 15
Ryeford 12
Stonehouse 11
Bridgend 11
Old Canal 11
Oldend 6
Chipmans Platt 1
Churchend 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Randwick, Whiteshill and Ruscombe (Best) 32300/32845
Amberley and Woodchester 31953/32845
Rodborough 30907/32845
Cainscross 29531/32845
Stonehouse 28829/32845
The Stanleys 28428/32845
Severn 27503/32845
Hardwicke 25056/32845
Stroud Uplands 20763/32845
Stroud Farmhill and Paganhill (Worst) 12666/32845
Reader Opinion:

Stroud, who wants to be stared at by a group of inbreds?

Your Health in Stonehouse

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Gloucester 1.1% 3.79%
Stroud (Stonehouse) 0.94% 3.35%
Forest of Dean 1.13% 4.31%
Cotswold 0.8% 3.01%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Amberley and Woodchester (Best) 31582/32845
Rodborough 27536/32845
Randwick, Whiteshill and Ruscombe 27317/32845
Severn 26894/32845
Hardwicke 25344/32845
Stroud Uplands 24896/32845
Cainscross 22241/32845
The Stanleys 20665/32845
Stonehouse 17948/32845
Stroud Farmhill and Paganhill (Worst) 17181/32845
Reader Opinion:

Cheltenham: For people who like Waitrose and gushing about their salary

Deprivation in Stonehouse

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 Stonehouse. 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
Amberley and Woodchester (Best) 31500/32845
Rodborough 29718/32845
Randwick, Whiteshill and Ruscombe 28312/32845
The Stanleys 24419/32845
Severn 24245/32845
Hardwicke 23926/32845
Cainscross 23005/32845
Stroud Uplands 21950/32845
Stonehouse 19455/32845
Stroud Farmhill and Paganhill (Worst) 15899/32845

Average rent in Stonehouse

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Stonehouse 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 Stonehouse.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Stonehouse

If you are thinking of moving to Stonehouse, 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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