Is Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire a nice place to live?

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Moving to Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire - What you need to know
Moving to Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Stourport on Severn 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 Stourport on Severn 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 Stourport on Severn truly a nice place to live, or are Bewdley, Droitwich Spa and Kidderminster a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Stourport on Severn

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 Stourport on Severn. 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
Stourport-on-Severn 40
Birchen Coppice 25
Charlton 19
Hartlebury Common 18
Hartlebury 18
Burlish Park 16
Leapgate 16
Titton 12
Areley Kings 10
Astley Cross 9

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

Ward Average rank in England
Woodbury (Best) 28267/32845
Lovett and North Claines 24548/32845
Baldwin 22289/32845
Bewdley & Rock 22201/32845
Mitton 15995/32845
Ombersley 15805/32845
Areley Kings & Riverside 14564/32845
Foley Park & Hoobrook 11139/32845
Hartlebury 8516/32845
Reader Opinion:

Stourport-On-Severn: a hell hole of charity shops & old people's homes

Your Health in Stourport on Severn

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

Town Very Bad Bad
South Staffordshire 1.27% 4.1%
Wyre Forest (Stourport on Severn) 1.36% 4.64%
Malvern Hills 1.36% 3.94%
Worcester 1.03% 3.83%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Woodbury (Best) 31795/32845
Ombersley 30473/32845
Lovett and North Claines 28675/32845
Baldwin 27393/32845
Hartlebury 25795/32845
Bewdley & Rock 23477/32845
Mitton 19523/32845
Areley Kings & Riverside 16474/32845
Foley Park & Hoobrook 14981/32845
Reader Opinion:

Cleobury Mortimer - Strange Little Town

Deprivation in Stourport on Severn

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 Stourport on Severn. 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
Woodbury (Best) 25631/32845
Lovett and North Claines 23007/32845
Mitton 17583/32845
Bewdley & Rock 17407/32845
Ombersley 16848/32845
Baldwin 15852/32845
Areley Kings & Riverside 14386/32845
Hartlebury 13880/32845
Foley Park & Hoobrook 13013/32845

Average rent in Stourport on Severn

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Stourport on Severn

If you are thinking of moving to Stourport on Severn, 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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