Is Laindon, Essex a nice place to live?

Is Laindon a nice place to live or is Laindon rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Laindon 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 Laindon truly a nice place to live, or are Basildon, Corringham and Langdon Hills a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Laindon?

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 Laindon. 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
Fryerns 222
Barstable 206
Pipps Hill 179
Laindon 86
Dry Street 31
Langdon Hills 9
Great Berry 9
Great Burstead 1
Little Burstead 1
Crays Hill 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Laindon. 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 Laindon 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 Burstead ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Burstead (Best) 19659/32845
Langdon Hills 18196/32845
Stanford East and Corringham Town 17444/32845
Herongate, Ingrave and West Horndon 15358/32845
Laindon Park 13051/32845
Nethermayne 8638/32845
Fryerns 7830/32845
Vange 2188/32845
Lee Chapel North 2036/32845
St Martin's (Worst) 1662/32845
Reader Opinion:

Basildon, a self-contained 'New Town' to clear the slums of East London

Your Health in Laindon

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Havering 1.17% 3.99%
Basildon (Laindon) 1.32% 4.21%
Thurrock 1.03% 3.73%
Brentwood 0.88% 3.13%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Herongate, Ingrave and West Horndon (Best) 31376/32845
Burstead 26611/32845
Langdon Hills 22850/32845
Nethermayne 18590/32845
Stanford East and Corringham Town 16396/32845
St Martin's 12359/32845
Fryerns 12108/32845
Laindon Park 11893/32845
Lee Chapel North 10074/32845
Vange (Worst) 9450/32845
Reader Opinion:

Billericay the bullsh*t town of Essex

Deprivation in Laindon

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 Laindon. 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
Herongate, Ingrave and West Horndon (Best) 28039/32845
Burstead 26055/32845
Langdon Hills 24307/32845
Nethermayne 15601/32845
Stanford East and Corringham Town 14491/32845
Laindon Park 9941/32845
Fryerns 7972/32845
Lee Chapel North 6325/32845
St Martin's 6301/32845
Vange (Worst) 4713/32845

Average rent in Laindon

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Laindon

If you are thinking of moving to Laindon, 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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