Is Dommoc, Suffolk a nice place to live?

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Moving to Dommoc, Suffolk - What you need to know
Moving to Dommoc, Suffolk - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Dommoc 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 Dommoc 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 Dommoc truly a nice place to live, or are Needham Market, Otley and Stowmarket a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Dommoc

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 Dommoc. 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
Stowmarket 43
Combs Ford 23
Needham Market 12
Creeting St Mary 12
Little Stonham 0
Forward Green 0
Earl Stoneham 0
Coddenham Green 0
Creeting Bottoms 0
Barking 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Needham Market (Best) 26498/32845
Battisford & Ringshall 26318/32845
Stonham 26273/32845
Onehouse 24481/32845
Blakenham 23697/32845
Haughley, Stowupland & Wetherden 23219/32845
Chilton 19211/32845
Stow Thorney 17408/32845
Combs Ford 15851/32845
St Peter's (Worst) 11369/32845
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Your Health in Dommoc

If you are thinking of moving to Dommoc, 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 Dommoc 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 1.78% 5.83%
Ipswich 1.14% 3.92%
Mid Suffolk (Dommoc) 0.83% 3.12%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stonham (Best) 29369/32845
Battisford & Ringshall 28889/32845
Onehouse 28886/32845
Blakenham 27761/32845
Needham Market 26015/32845
Stow Thorney 25751/32845
Haughley, Stowupland & Wetherden 24530/32845
Chilton 23279/32845
Combs Ford 22271/32845
St Peter's (Worst) 21799/32845
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Deprivation in Dommoc

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 Dommoc. 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
Battisford & Ringshall (Best) 23144/32845
Blakenham 22782/32845
Stow Thorney 21671/32845
Needham Market 21208/32845
Onehouse 19744/32845
Chilton 19260/32845
Haughley, Stowupland & Wetherden 19121/32845
Combs Ford 18561/32845
Stonham 18398/32845
St Peter's (Worst) 16848/32845

Average rent in Dommoc

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Dommoc

If you are thinking of moving to Dommoc, 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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