Is Worksop, Nottinghamshire a nice place to live?

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Moving to Worksop, Nottinghamshire - What you need to know
Moving to Worksop, Nottinghamshire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Worksop 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 Worksop 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 Worksop truly a nice place to live, or are Bracebridge, Kilton and Anston a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Worksop

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 Worksop. 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
Manton 54
Gateford 18
Rhodesia 17
Hodthorpe 17
Shireoaks 13
Carlton in Lindrick 8
South Carlton 2
Wallingwells 1
Turnerwood 1
Chesterfield Canal 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Clowne East (Best) 24885/32845
Worksop North East 21036/32845
Whitwell 20294/32845
Worksop North 19810/32845
Worksop East 16415/32845
Worksop North West 16371/32845
Worksop South 15967/32845
Carlton 14115/32845
Langold 12861/32845
Worksop South East (Worst) 8183/32845
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Your Health in Worksop

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Rotherham 1.72% 5.87%
Mansfield 1.8% 6.2%
Chesterfield 1.64% 5.98%
Bassetlaw (Worksop) 1.5% 5.24%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Worksop South (Best) 14222/32845
Clowne East 13153/32845
Worksop North 11026/32845
Worksop North East 10274/32845
Worksop North West 9196/32845
Carlton 8923/32845
Worksop East 8225/32845
Whitwell 7135/32845
Langold 4212/32845
Worksop South East (Worst) 3124/32845
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Deprivation in Worksop

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 Worksop. 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
Worksop South (Best) 21261/32845
Worksop North 19596/32845
Worksop North East 19503/32845
Clowne East 16047/32845
Carlton 14594/32845
Worksop North West 14062/32845
Whitwell 12344/32845
Worksop East 12210/32845
Langold 6915/32845
Worksop South East (Worst) 3733/32845

Average rent in Worksop

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Worksop

If you are thinking of moving to Worksop, 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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