Moving to Dovercourt, Essex? What you need to know

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Moving to Dovercourt, Essex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Dovercourt in Essex? 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 Dovercourt 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 Dovercourt the land of milk and honey or are Harwich, Parkeston and Felixstowe a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Dovercourt

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 Dovercourt. 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
Bath Side 105
Harwich 96
Dovercourt 84
Parkeston 74
Tower Hill 56
Upper Dovercourt 54
Shotley Gate 26
Ramsey 6
Little Oakley 6
Shotley 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Dovercourt All Saints (Best) 12022/32845
Dovercourt Vines & Parkeston 12975/32845
Western Felixstowe 15820/32845
Dovercourt Tollgate 16449/32845
Thorpe, Beaumont & Great Holland 17734/32845
Eastern Felixstowe 21300/32845
Stour 27285/32845
Harwich & Kingsway 2733/32845
Ganges 27960/32845
Dovercourt Bay (Worst) 8620/32845
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Your Health in Dovercourt

If you are thinking of moving to Dovercourt, 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 Dovercourt 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
Tendring (Dovercourt) 1.78% 5.83% 18.15% 35.82% 38.42%
Ipswich 1.14% 3.92% 13.53% 35.84% 45.56%
Mid Suffolk 0.83% 3.12% 12.85% 35.31% 47.88%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Thorpe, Beaumont & Great Holland (Best) 11410/32845
Western Felixstowe 13364/32845
Eastern Felixstowe 18083/32845
Ganges 27394/32845
Stour 29218/32845
Harwich & Kingsway 5562/32845
Dovercourt Tollgate 8068/32845
Dovercourt All Saints 9075/32845
Dovercourt Bay 9242/32845
Dovercourt Vines & Parkeston (Worst) 9887/32845
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Deprivation in Dovercourt

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 Dovercourt. 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
Dovercourt Vines & Parkeston (Best) 10729/32845
Dovercourt All Saints 12004/32845
Dovercourt Tollgate 12489/32845
Western Felixstowe 12629/32845
Thorpe, Beaumont & Great Holland 13930/32845
Ganges 18318/32845
Eastern Felixstowe 20758/32845
Stour 24669/32845
Harwich & Kingsway 2640/32845
Dovercourt Bay (Worst) 9428/32845

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