Moving to Wigston Magna, Leicestershire? What you need to know

Moving to Wigston Magna, Leicestershire - What you need to know
Moving to Wigston Magna, Leicestershire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Wigston Magna 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 Wigston Magna 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 Wigston Magna truly a nice place to live, or are Braunstone Town, Leicester and Oadby a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Wigston Magna

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 Wigston Magna. 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
Knighton Fields 152
Knighton 152
Aylestone Park 141
Clarendon Park 127
Stoneygate 97
South Knighton 90
Eyres Monsell 75
Oadby 50
South Wigston 35
Kilby Bridge 9

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

Ward Average rank in England
Oadby Brocks Hill (Best) 25887/32845
Wigston Meadowcourt 25248/32845
Wigston St Wolstan's 22392/32845
Wigston All Saints 18007/32845
Wigston Fields 17685/32845
South Wigston 17148/32845
Oadby St Peter's 17024/32845
Saxondale 11500/32845
Saffron 6405/32845
Eyres Monsell (Worst) 3608/32845
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Your Health in Wigston Magna

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Leicester 1.49% 4.54%
Blaby 0.88% 3.28%
Harborough 0.76% 2.75%
Oadby and Wigston (Wigston Magna) 1.09% 3.71%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Oadby Brocks Hill (Best) 23317/32845
Wigston Meadowcourt 21319/32845
Wigston St Wolstan's 20209/32845
Saxondale 20003/32845
Wigston All Saints 15017/32845
Oadby St Peter's 13630/32845
Wigston Fields 11884/32845
South Wigston 9580/32845
Saffron 3901/32845
Eyres Monsell (Worst) 1898/32845
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Deprivation in Wigston Magna

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 Wigston Magna. 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
Oadby Brocks Hill (Best) 28629/32845
Wigston Meadowcourt 25084/32845
Wigston St Wolstan's 23234/32845
Saxondale 21793/32845
Wigston All Saints 20953/32845
Oadby St Peter's 17531/32845
Wigston Fields 14376/32845
South Wigston 13870/32845
Saffron 7783/32845
Eyres Monsell (Worst) 2526/32845

Average rent in Wigston Magna

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Wigston Magna

If you are thinking of moving to Wigston Magna, 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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