Moving to Burnham on Sea, Somerset? What you need to know

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Moving to Burnham on Sea, Somerset - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Burnham on Sea in Somerset? 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 Burnham on Sea 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 Burnham on Sea the land of milk and honey or are Bridgwater, Highbridge and Weston super Mare a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Burnham on Sea

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of July 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Burnham on Sea. 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
Edithmead 48
Highbridge 36
Burnham-on-Sea 36
Walrow 26
Alstone 15
Hackness 4
Berrow 4
Watchfield 3
Brent Knoll 2
Northwick 1

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Burnham on Sea. 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 Burnham on Sea. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

Ward Average rank in England
Weston-super-Mare Uphill (Best) 10345/32845
Highbridge and Burnham Marine 11945/32845
Huntspill and Pawlett 19795/32845
Puriton and Woolavington 20652/32845
Hutton & Locking 20709/32845
King's Isle 21900/32845
Burnham Central 23104/32845
Knoll 23208/32845
Burnham North 25638/32845
Berrow (Worst) 3459/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bridgwater: like an open cesspit, the thickest sh*ts tend to accumulate here

Your Health in Burnham on Sea

If you are thinking of moving to Burnham on Sea, 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 Burnham on Sea 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
Cardiff 1.6% 4.84% 12.14% 31.05% 50.37%
North Somerset 1.18% 4.09% 13.66% 34.77% 46.31%
The Vale of Glamorgan 1.49% 4.9% 13.55% 32.05% 48.01%
Sedgemoor (Burnham on Sea) 1.16% 4.36% 14.77% 35.16% 44.55%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Highbridge and Burnham Marine (Best) 13289/32845
Berrow 14058/32845
Burnham Central 15223/32845
Burnham North 17543/32845
Hutton & Locking 18999/32845
Puriton and Woolavington 19594/32845
King's Isle 20085/32845
Huntspill and Pawlett 22562/32845
Knoll 23301/32845
Weston-super-Mare Uphill (Worst) 9198/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bridgwater, take your time driving through (with the doors locked)

Deprivation in Burnham on Sea

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 Burnham on Sea. 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
Berrow (Best) 10217/32845
Highbridge and Burnham Marine 10684/32845
Weston-super-Mare Uphill 11290/32845
Huntspill and Pawlett 14818/32845
King's Isle 16010/32845
Burnham Central 17681/32845
Knoll 17811/32845
Puriton and Woolavington 18484/32845
Hutton & Locking 21244/32845
Burnham North (Worst) 21324/32845

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