Moving to Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Berkhamsted in Hertfordshire? You've found some estate agents and they have told you what you wanted to hear. You've read some speil by a local councillor who says that Berkhamsted is on the up an up? Now it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Berkhamsted the land of milk and honey or are Chesham, Hemel Hempstead and Tring a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Berkhamsted

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Berkhamsted. 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.

Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Warners End 25
Berkhamsted 21
Grand Union Canal 13
Fields End 9
Bourne End 6
Little Heath 3
Potten End 3
Shootersway 3
Frithsden 0
Nettleden 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Berkhamsted. These statitics 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 collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Berkhamsted. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

Ward Average rank in England
Boxmoor (Best) 12426/32845
Gadebridge 18517/32845
Chaulden and Warners End 18617/32845
Northchurch 20013/32845
Bovingdon, Flaunden and Chipperfield 21232/32845
Berkhamsted East 22037/32845
Berkhamsted West 24154/32845
Ashley Green, Latimer and Chenies 25103/32845
Berkhamsted Castle 25950/32845
Ashridge (Worst) 30981/32845
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Your Health in Berkhamsted

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

Local Authority Very Bad Bad Fair Good Very Good
Central Bedfordshire 0.84% 3.02% 11.48% 35.52% 49.15%
Aylesbury Vale 0.78% 2.68% 10.95% 34.19% 51.4%
Dacorum (Berkhamsted) 0.87% 3.16% 11.58% 34.05% 50.34%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Chaulden and Warners End (Best) 23957/32845
Gadebridge 25098/32845
Boxmoor 25456/32845
Bovingdon, Flaunden and Chipperfield 27531/32845
Berkhamsted West 27996/32845
Northchurch 28068/32845
Berkhamsted East 29273/32845
Ashridge 30452/32845
Berkhamsted Castle 31866/32845
Ashley Green, Latimer and Chenies (Worst) 32723/32845
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Deprivation in Berkhamsted

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 Berkhamsted. 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
Chaulden and Warners End (Best) 20657/32845
Gadebridge 21546/32845
Boxmoor 22134/32845
Ashley Green, Latimer and Chenies 23928/32845
Ashridge 25677/32845
Berkhamsted West 27430/32845
Bovingdon, Flaunden and Chipperfield 28598/32845
Berkhamsted East 29034/32845
Northchurch 29951/32845
Berkhamsted Castle (Worst) 32204/32845

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