Is Torpoint, Cornwall a nice place to live?

Is Torpoint a nice place to live or is Torpoint rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Torpoint 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 Torpoint truly a nice place to live, or are Saltash, Plymouth and Sherford a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Torpoint?

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 Torpoint. 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
Stoke 271
Stonehouse 195
Ham 130
Barne Barton 78
Cremyll 21
Torpoint 20
Saltash 16
Wearde 16
Maryfield 11
Antony Passage 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Torpoint. 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 Torpoint 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 Torpoint West ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Torpoint West (Best) 31330/32845
Rame Peninsular 27138/32845
Peverell 22715/32845
Saltash East 19710/32845
Torpoint East 18102/32845
Ham 12497/32845
St Budeaux 10668/32845
Devonport 10130/32845
Stoke 8815/32845
Honicknowle (Worst) 8687/32845
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Your Health in Torpoint

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Cornwall (Torpoint) 1.43% 4.87%
Plymouth 1.44% 5.08%
Torbay 1.73% 5.82%
South Hams 1.11% 3.8%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Rame Peninsular (Best) 17240/32845
Peverell 16570/32845
Torpoint West 14701/32845
Saltash East 12941/32845
Stoke 6681/32845
Ham 5477/32845
Torpoint East 4994/32845
Devonport 4009/32845
St Budeaux 3926/32845
Honicknowle (Worst) 3862/32845
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Deprivation in Torpoint

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 Torpoint. 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
Peverell (Best) 22274/32845
Torpoint West 21019/32845
Saltash East 14406/32845
Rame Peninsular 12810/32845
Torpoint East 10371/32845
Stoke 8985/32845
Ham 6359/32845
St Budeaux 6234/32845
Honicknowle 4994/32845
Devonport (Worst) 4866/32845

Average rent in Torpoint

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Torpoint

If you are thinking of moving to Torpoint, 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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