Moving to Warrington, Cheshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Warrington, Cheshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Warrington in Cheshire? 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 Warrington 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 Warrington the land of milk and honey or are Widnes, Earlestown and Newton le Willows a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Warrington

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of November 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Warrington. 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
Longford 187
Blackwood 178
Warrington 149
Bruche 143
Bewsey 123
Latchford 87
Paddington 69
Birchwood 69
Grange 43
Moore 2

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bewsey and Whitecross (Best) 10287/32845
Latchford West 18395/32845
Great Sankey South 19280/32845
Stockton Heath 20864/32845
Poulton South 21736/32845
Appleton 26906/32845
Poplars and Hulme 5938/32845
Orford 7246/32845
Latchford East 7881/32845
Fairfield and Howley (Worst) 8765/32845
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Your Health in Warrington

If you are thinking of moving to Warrington, 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 Warrington 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
Knowsley 2.18% 7.29% 14.68% 29.82% 46.03%
St. Helens 1.79% 6.48% 14.94% 31.93% 44.85%
Warrington (Warrington) 1.17% 4.19% 12.09% 32.75% 49.81%
Halton 1.7% 6.15% 13.92% 31.57% 46.67%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Latchford West (Best) 10149/32845
Great Sankey South 12591/32845
Poulton South 13944/32845
Appleton 20948/32845
Stockton Heath 20997/32845
Fairfield and Howley 4556/32845
Bewsey and Whitecross 4605/32845
Latchford East 4698/32845
Poplars and Hulme 4787/32845
Orford (Worst) 5255/32845
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Deprivation in Warrington

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 Warrington. 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
Latchford West (Best) 13828/32845
Great Sankey South 18896/32845
Poulton South 21103/32845
Stockton Heath 27419/32845
Appleton 28318/32845
Poplars and Hulme 5844/32845
Latchford East 6496/32845
Orford 6896/32845
Fairfield and Howley 6973/32845
Bewsey and Whitecross (Worst) 7696/32845

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