Is Gomshall, Surrey a nice place to live?

Is Gomshall a nice place to live or is Gomshall rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Gomshall 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 Gomshall truly a nice place to live, or are Beltchingley, Gratton and Great Brookham a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Gomshall?

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 Gomshall. 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
Gomshall 3
Burrows Cross 3
Hoe 3
Abinger Hammer 2
Tilling Bourne 2
Peaslake 2
Shere 1
Albury 0
Brook 0
Albury Heath 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Gomshall. 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 Gomshall 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 Blackheath and Wonersh ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Blackheath and Wonersh (Best) 31092/32845
Ewhurst 30011/32845
Merrow 28283/32845
Clandon and Horsley 28171/32845
Shamley Green and Cranleigh North 27300/32845
Tillingbourne 27045/32845
Dorking South 20204/32845
Westcott 20165/32845
Holmwoods 17110/32845
Leith Hill (Worst) 16315/32845

Your Health in Gomshall

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Guildford (Gomshall) 0.67% 2.48%
Woking 0.77% 2.62%
Mole Valley 0.71% 2.85%
Epsom and Ewell 0.71% 2.68%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Leith Hill (Best) 31690/32845
Clandon and Horsley 31553/32845
Tillingbourne 31314/32845
Ewhurst 31297/32845
Blackheath and Wonersh 30839/32845
Westcott 28977/32845
Shamley Green and Cranleigh North 28555/32845
Merrow 28487/32845
Dorking South 25790/32845
Holmwoods (Worst) 23886/32845

Deprivation in Gomshall

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 Gomshall. 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
Blackheath and Wonersh (Best) 31804/32845
Clandon and Horsley 29559/32845
Shamley Green and Cranleigh North 29536/32845
Merrow 29205/32845
Dorking South 27952/32845
Westcott 27849/32845
Ewhurst 27293/32845
Tillingbourne 26007/32845
Holmwoods 19707/32845
Leith Hill (Worst) 14977/32845

Average rent in Gomshall

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Gomshall

If you are thinking of moving to Gomshall, 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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