Is Ore Valley, East Sussex a nice place to live?

Is Ore Valley a nice place to live or is Ore Valley rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Ore Valley 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 Ore Valley truly a nice place to live, or are Battle, Bexhill on Sea and Hastings a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Ore Valley?

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 Ore Valley. 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
Blacklands 189
Hastings 189
Bohemia 152
Broomsgrove 140
Belmont 117
Hollington 108
St Leonards 98
Bachelor’s Bump 41
Friar’s Hill 6
Fairlight 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Ore Valley. 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 Ore Valley 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 St Helens ward.

Ward Average rank in England
St Helens (Best) 20566/32845
Silverhill 16395/32845
Braybrooke 13092/32845
Ore 9923/32845
Old Hastings 7841/32845
Tressell 7561/32845
Baird 6770/32845
Gensing 5677/32845
Central St Leonards 4739/32845
Castle (Worst) 4308/32845
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Your Health in Ore Valley

If you are thinking of moving to Ore Valley, 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 Ore Valley 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 (Ore Valley) 1.72% 5.72%
Eastbourne 1.45% 4.74%
Wealden 0.96% 3.49%
Rother 1.41% 4.93%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Helens (Best) 16686/32845
Old Hastings 14148/32845
Silverhill 13188/32845
Tressell 11015/32845
Braybrooke 9906/32845
Ore 8120/32845
Baird 7537/32845
Castle 6925/32845
Gensing 4423/32845
Central St Leonards (Worst) 3977/32845
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Deprivation in Ore Valley

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 Ore Valley. 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
St Helens (Best) 19455/32845
Silverhill 15711/32845
Old Hastings 12406/32845
Braybrooke 9218/32845
Tressell 8629/32845
Ore 8264/32845
Baird 6769/32845
Gensing 4607/32845
Castle 4156/32845
Central St Leonards (Worst) 3625/32845

Average rent in Ore Valley

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Ore Valley

If you are thinking of moving to Ore Valley, 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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