Moving to Clare, Suffolk? What you need to know

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Moving to Clare, Suffolk - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Clare in Suffolk? 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 Clare 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 Clare the land of milk and honey or are Halstead, Haverhill and Sudbury a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Clare

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 Clare. 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
Clare 5
Ashen 4
Hickford Hill 3
Cavendish 3
Babel Green 0
Chilton Street 0
Poslingford 0
Knowl Green 0
Stoke by Clare 0
Pannel’s Ash 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Haverhill East (Best) 14022/32845
Haverhill North 17540/32845
Haverhill South East 19261/32845
Stour Valley North 24272/32845
Clare, Hundon & Kedington 24384/32845
Chadacre 24603/32845
Whepstead & Wickhambrook 27196/32845
Stour Valley South 28195/32845
Haverhill South 8682/32845
Haverhill Central (Worst) 9621/32845
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Your Health in Clare

If you are thinking of moving to Clare, 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 Clare 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
Braintree 0.93% 3.43% 12.44% 35.69% 47.51%
Babergh 0.89% 3.45% 13.25% 35.83% 46.59%
Uttlesford 0.66% 2.6% 10.85% 33.34% 52.55%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Haverhill South (Best) 14971/32845
Haverhill Central 15732/32845
Haverhill East 19279/32845
Haverhill South East 19639/32845
Haverhill North 21045/32845
Clare, Hundon & Kedington 24689/32845
Stour Valley North 26435/32845
Chadacre 26836/32845
Stour Valley South 28867/32845
Whepstead & Wickhambrook (Worst) 28955/32845
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Deprivation in Clare

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 Clare. 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
Haverhill South (Best) 10174/32845
Haverhill Central 13319/32845
Haverhill East 16189/32845
Stour Valley North 18375/32845
Whepstead & Wickhambrook 18398/32845
Haverhill North 19215/32845
Haverhill South East 19575/32845
Stour Valley South 19590/32845
Chadacre 19905/32845
Clare, Hundon & Kedington (Worst) 21367/32845

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