Is Hadleigh, Suffolk a nice place to live?

Is Hadleigh a nice place to live or is Hadleigh rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Hadleigh 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 Hadleigh truly a nice place to live, or are Manningtree, Ipswich and Needham Market a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Hadleigh?

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 Hadleigh. 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
Hadleigh 16
Polstead 3
Gosling Green 1
Lower Layham 1
Aldham 1
Burstallhill 0
Kersey 0
Lower Raydon 0
Shelley 0
Raydon 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Hadleigh. 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 Hadleigh 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 Brett Vale ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Brett Vale (Best) 30955/32845
Capel St Mary 27044/32845
Hadleigh South 24746/32845
Rural North 24635/32845
South East Cosford 24221/32845
Box Vale 24087/32845
Copdock & Washbrook 21727/32845
Bramford 19902/32845
Assington 14788/32845
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Your Health in Hadleigh

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Tendring 1.78% 5.83%
Ipswich 1.14% 3.92%
Mid Suffolk 0.83% 3.12%
Babergh (Hadleigh) 0.89% 3.45%

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

Ward Average rank in England
South East Cosford (Best) 30105/32845
Box Vale 29795/32845
Capel St Mary 29440/32845
Brett Vale 29018/32845
Assington 27619/32845
Copdock & Washbrook 27359/32845
Hadleigh South 24680/32845
Rural North 24403/32845
Bramford 23428/32845
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Deprivation in Hadleigh

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 Hadleigh. 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
Capel St Mary (Best) 31687/32845
Brett Vale 25710/32845
Hadleigh South 24981/32845
Bramford 22170/32845
Copdock & Washbrook 22024/32845
Rural North 21477/32845
South East Cosford 20262/32845
Box Vale 19595/32845
Assington 19120/32845

Average rent in Hadleigh

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Hadleigh

If you are thinking of moving to Hadleigh, 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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