Moving to Tipton, West Midlands? What you need to know

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Moving to Tipton, West Midlands - What you need to know
Moving to Tipton, West Midlands - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Tipton 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 Tipton 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 Tipton the land of milk and honey or are Coseley, Dudley and Moxley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Tipton

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 Tipton. 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
Ocker Hill 165
Great Bridge 157
Toll End 157
Horseley Heath 157
Wednesbury Oak 153
Tipton 142
Tipton Green 142
Dudley Port 140
Wallbrook 132
Coseley 114

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

Ward Average rank in England
Great Bridge (Best) 10051/32845
Princes End 10697/32845
St Thomas's 10983/32845
Wednesbury South 11799/32845
Castle and Priory 13025/32845
St James's 14148/32845
Upper Gornal and Woodsetton 14760/32845
Coseley East 14856/32845
Sedgley 19765/32845
Tipton Green (Worst) 9902/32845
Reader Opinion:

Brierley Hill where threesomes with your cousin is the norm

Your Health in Tipton

If you are thinking of moving to Tipton, 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 Tipton 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
Sandwell (Tipton) 1.8% 5.9% 15.61% 34.76% 41.93%
Walsall 1.68% 5.56% 15.47% 35.14% 42.15%
Dudley 1.42% 5.09% 15.28% 35.76% 42.45%
Wolverhampton 1.66% 5.53% 15.67% 35.34% 41.79%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Upper Gornal and Woodsetton (Best) 10647/32845
Coseley East 10960/32845
Sedgley 14865/32845
Princes End 4716/32845
Great Bridge 5353/32845
Tipton Green 5500/32845
Wednesbury South 5683/32845
St Thomas's 6375/32845
Castle and Priory 6775/32845
St James's (Worst) 8768/32845
Reader Opinion:

Dudley: The Epitome of Redneck!

Deprivation in Tipton

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 Tipton. 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
St James's (Best) 10976/32845
Upper Gornal and Woodsetton 11734/32845
Coseley East 11807/32845
Sedgley 18736/32845
St Thomas's 4588/32845
Great Bridge 4938/32845
Wednesbury South 5382/32845
Princes End 5733/32845
Tipton Green 6573/32845
Castle and Priory (Worst) 8096/32845

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