Moving to Totton, Hampshire? What you need to know

Moving to Totton, Hampshire - What you need to know
Moving to Totton, Hampshire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Totton 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 Totton 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 Totton truly a nice place to live, or are Hythe, Lyndhurst and Romsey a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Totton

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 Totton. 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
Lord’s Hill 138
Maybush 114
Millbrook 67
Redbridge 55
Testwood 39
Totton 37
Calmore 27
Rushington 26
Ashurst Bridge 21
Hammond’s Green 13

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ashurst, Copythorne South and Netley Marsh (Best) 20064/32845
Totton Central 19239/32845
Totton South 14198/32845
Totton West 12882/32845
Bramshaw, Copythorne North and Minstead 11859/32845
Totton North 9209/32845
Totton East 8367/32845
Coxford 7310/32845
Millbrook 4203/32845
Redbridge (Worst) 1672/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bartley (New Forest) between the chav capital of Totton, and the posh man's village Lyndhurst

Your Health in Totton

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Southampton 1.2% 3.89%
New Forest (Totton) 1.08% 3.81%
Eastleigh 0.87% 3.05%
Fareham 0.9% 3.13%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bramshaw, Copythorne North and Minstead (Best) 25786/32845
Totton West 25252/32845
Totton Central 23883/32845
Totton South 23500/32845
Ashurst, Copythorne South and Netley Marsh 22128/32845
Totton East 20785/32845
Totton North 19705/32845
Millbrook 10234/32845
Coxford 8911/32845
Redbridge (Worst) 5475/32845
Reader Opinion:

Romsey pretends to be a nice place

Deprivation in Totton

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 Totton. 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
Totton Central (Best) 25351/32845
Ashurst, Copythorne South and Netley Marsh 23752/32845
Totton West 20663/32845
Totton South 18850/32845
Totton East 18114/32845
Bramshaw, Copythorne North and Minstead 15955/32845
Totton North 15127/32845
Coxford 10706/32845
Millbrook 10449/32845
Redbridge (Worst) 5086/32845

Average rent in Totton

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Totton

If you are thinking of moving to Totton, 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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