Is Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex a nice place to live?

Is Bexhill on Sea a nice place to live or is Bexhill on Sea rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Bexhill on Sea is on the up an up, it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Bexhill on Sea truly a nice place to live, or are Battle, Hastings and Ore Valley a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Bexhill on Sea?

Using the latest Police street crime figures (typically from 3 months ago) we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Bexhill on Sea. 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
Sidley 90
Bexhill 66
Pebsham 41
Bulverhythe 18
Watermill 14
Little Common 11
Cooden 11
Crowhurst 6
Gotham 5
Green Street 5

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Bexhill on Sea. These statistics 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 taken the rank average for wards in and around Bexhill on Sea and compared them. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

You least likely to be a victim of crime in the Bexhill Kewhurst ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Bexhill Kewhurst (Best) 28553/32845
Bexhill Collington 26106/32845
Bexhill Pebsham & St Michaels 25570/32845
Bexhill Old Town & Worsham 23155/32845
Bexhill St Stephens 18266/32845
Bexhill Sackville 15088/32845
Maze Hill 11867/32845
Bexhill Sidley 10416/32845
Bexhill Central 10037/32845
West St Leonards (Worst) 7769/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bexhill-On-Sea aka God's Waiting Room

Your Health in Bexhill on Sea

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Hastings 1.72% 5.72%
Eastbourne 1.45% 4.74%
Wealden 0.96% 3.49%
Rother (Bexhill on Sea) 1.41% 4.93%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bexhill Kewhurst (Best) 18818/32845
Bexhill Collington 15453/32845
Bexhill St Stephens 13730/32845
Bexhill Old Town & Worsham 11883/32845
Bexhill Pebsham & St Michaels 10820/32845
West St Leonards 10369/32845
Maze Hill 9602/32845
Bexhill Sackville 9145/32845
Bexhill Central 8248/32845
Bexhill Sidley (Worst) 5268/32845
Reader Opinion:

Lewes - Brighton's smug, narrow-minded neighbour

Deprivation in Bexhill on Sea

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 Bexhill on Sea. 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
Bexhill Kewhurst (Best) 21907/32845
Bexhill Collington 19798/32845
Bexhill Old Town & Worsham 16780/32845
Bexhill St Stephens 13900/32845
Bexhill Pebsham & St Michaels 12586/32845
Maze Hill 11733/32845
Bexhill Sackville 11317/32845
West St Leonards 9680/32845
Bexhill Central 7454/32845
Bexhill Sidley (Worst) 5367/32845

Average rent in Bexhill on Sea

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Bexhill on Sea

If you are thinking of moving to Bexhill on Sea, 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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