Moving to Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands? What you need to know

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Moving to Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Sutton Coldfield in West Midlands? 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 Sutton Coldfield 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 Sutton Coldfield the land of milk and honey or are Aldridge, Birmingham and Fordbridge a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Sutton Coldfield

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of September 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Sutton Coldfield. 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
New Oscott 154
Boldmere 86
Walmley 46
Reddicap Heath 43
Maney 40
Moor Hall 39
Roughley 39
Tudor Hill 37
Falcon Lodge 34
Four Oaks Park 30

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

Ward Average rank in England
Erdington (Best) 13039/32845
Pype Hayes 14523/32845
Sutton Vesey 19461/32845
Sutton Reddicap 21035/32845
Sutton Wylde Green 21241/32845
Sutton Trinity 22099/32845
Sutton Roughley 24803/32845
Sutton Four Oaks 28351/32845
Sutton Mere Green 28480/32845
Stockland Green (Worst) 8480/32845
Reader Opinion:

Smith's Wood aka Weezy Town

Your Health in Sutton Coldfield

If you are thinking of moving to Sutton Coldfield, 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 Sutton Coldfield 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
Birmingham (Sutton Coldfield) 1.65% 5.04% 13.87% 33.91% 45.53%
Walsall 1.68% 5.56% 15.47% 35.14% 42.15%
Lichfield 1.19% 3.93% 13.17% 34.79% 46.92%
North Warwickshire 1.38% 4.6% 14.07% 34.84% 45.12%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sutton Reddicap (Best) 12794/32845
Sutton Vesey 14987/32845
Sutton Roughley 15890/32845
Sutton Wylde Green 16790/32845
Sutton Trinity 17420/32845
Sutton Four Oaks 19367/32845
Sutton Mere Green 19575/32845
Pype Hayes 4751/32845
Stockland Green 5229/32845
Erdington (Worst) 7258/32845
Reader Opinion:

Erdington, the u-bend in the toilet of North Birmingham

Deprivation in Sutton Coldfield

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 Sutton Coldfield. 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
Sutton Reddicap (Best) 15646/32845
Sutton Vesey 20209/32845
Sutton Roughley 21032/32845
Sutton Trinity 21669/32845
Sutton Wylde Green 22907/32845
Sutton Four Oaks 24009/32845
Sutton Mere Green 24655/32845
Stockland Green 3983/32845
Pype Hayes 5812/32845
Erdington (Worst) 7864/32845
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