Is Northfleet, Kent a nice place to live?

Is Northfleet a nice place to live or is Northfleet rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Northfleet 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 Northfleet truly a nice place to live, or are Tilbury, Gravesend and Swanscombe and Greenhithe a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Northfleet?

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 Northfleet. 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
Gravesend 154
Milton 154
Grays 89
Knockhall 83
New House 66
Tilbury 57
Greenhithe 55
Stonewood 4
Betsham 2
Southfleet 1

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Northfleet. 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 Northfleet 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 Woodlands ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Woodlands (Best) 5463/32845
Greenhithe & Knockhall 5462/32845
Tilbury St Chads 5444/32845
Northfleet South 5280/32845
Ebbsfleet 5031/32845
Coldharbour 4299/32845
Swanscombe 4276/32845
Northfleet North 3097/32845
Pelham 2769/32845
Riverside (Worst) 2053/32845
Reader Opinion:

Living in Thurrock, Essex

Your Health in Northfleet

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Bexley 1.09% 3.74%
Gravesham (Northfleet) 1.1% 4.03%
Tonbridge and Malling 0.86% 3.09%
Dartford 1.03% 3.4%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Woodlands (Best) 23712/32845
Greenhithe & Knockhall 23045/32845
Ebbsfleet 19534/32845
Northfleet South 18387/32845
Pelham 15554/32845
Riverside 14047/32845
Swanscombe 14029/32845
Northfleet North 13934/32845
Coldharbour 11569/32845
Tilbury St Chads (Worst) 10705/32845
Reader Opinion:

Dartford - I escaped

Deprivation in Northfleet

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 Northfleet. 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
Woodlands (Best) 19935/32845
Greenhithe & Knockhall 18965/32845
Ebbsfleet 16598/32845
Northfleet South 12659/32845
Pelham 12449/32845
Swanscombe 9514/32845
Northfleet North 8984/32845
Coldharbour 8399/32845
Riverside 7605/32845
Tilbury St Chads (Worst) 5253/32845

Average rent in Northfleet

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Northfleet

If you are thinking of moving to Northfleet, 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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