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Market Drayton is a small market town in north Shropshire, England, close to the Welsh and Staffordshire border. It is on the River Tern, between Shrewsbury and Stoke-on-Trent, and was formerly known as "Drayton in Hales" (c. 1868) and earlier simply as "Drayton" (c. 1695).Market Drayton is on the Shropshire Union Canal and on Regional Cycle Route 75. The A53 road by-passes the town. The counties of Staffordshire and Cheshire are both close by. In 1245 King Henry III granted a charter for a weekly Wednesday market, giving the town its current name. The market is still held every Wednesday.

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Facts and Stats for Market Drayton*

  • Pollution Statistics in Market Drayton

    Know the pollution level of Market Drayton before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Market Drayton: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Market Drayton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Market Drayton.

    • Burglary and Theft 33.33 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.67 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 21.67 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 46.67 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 36.67 (Low)
    • Drug offense 58.93 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 56.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26.67 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Market Drayton - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 62.15 (High)
    • Pollution Index 36.78 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 61.93 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 88.89 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.53 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 104.05 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Market Drayton

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Market Drayton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.7 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 58.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 57.93 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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