Moving to Clacton on Sea, Essex? What you need to know

Moving to Clacton on Sea, Essex - What you need to know
Moving to Clacton on Sea, Essex - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Clacton on Sea a nice place to live?'' 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 Clacton 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 Clacton on Sea truly a nice place to live, or are Frinton on Sea, Holland on Sea and Thorpe Bay a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Clacton on Sea

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Clacton 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.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Great Clacton 215
Clacton-on-Sea 181
Rush Green 168
Burrsville Park 68
Bocking’s Elm 40
Jaywick in Essex 34
Cook’s Green 28
Holland-on-Sea 10
Little Clacton 6
Row Heath 5

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

Ward Average rank in England
Burrsville (Best) 16169/32845
Cann Hall 15963/32845
Eastcliff 15342/32845
Bluehouse 10655/32845
West Clacton & Jaywick Sands 9346/32845
St Paul's 9290/32845
St John's 9163/32845
Coppins 4270/32845
St James 4074/32845
Pier (Worst) 464/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Your Health in Clacton on Sea

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Tendring (Clacton on Sea) 1.78% 5.83%
Colchester 0.96% 3.29%
Maldon 1.08% 3.67%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Burrsville (Best) 7225/32845
Eastcliff 6328/32845
Cann Hall 5808/32845
St Paul's 5467/32845
St John's 4822/32845
St James 3757/32845
Bluehouse 3563/32845
Coppins 2760/32845
West Clacton & Jaywick Sands 2469/32845
Pier (Worst) 677/32845
Reader Opinion:

Clacton-On-Sea: a pure warning!

Deprivation in Clacton 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 Clacton 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
Eastcliff (Best) 10418/32845
St Paul's 9292/32845
Burrsville 9134/32845
Cann Hall 9023/32845
St John's 5330/32845
Bluehouse 4974/32845
St James 4743/32845
West Clacton & Jaywick Sands 3255/32845
Coppins 2888/32845
Pier (Worst) 515/32845

Average rent in Clacton on Sea

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Clacton on Sea

If you are thinking of moving to Clacton on Sea, 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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