Moving to Eastwood, Essex? What you need to know

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Moving to Eastwood, Essex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Eastwood 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 Eastwood 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 Eastwood the land of milk and honey or are Manningtree, Thorpe Bay and Wivenhoe a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Eastwood

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 Eastwood. 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
Mistley 17
Manningtree 17
Cattawade 17
Lawford 8
New Mistley 8
Horsley Cross 2
Mistley Heath 2
Horsleycross Street 2
Lower Street 0
Little Bromley 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Weeley & Tendring (Best) 14263/32845
Ardleigh & Little Bromley 15806/32845
Stour Valley 17901/32845
Lawford, Manningtree & Mistley 19473/32845
Copdock & Washbrook 21727/32845
The Oakleys & Wix 23968/32845
Brantham 24117/32845
Capel St Mary 27044/32845
East Bergholt 27216/32845
Stour (Worst) 27285/32845
Reader Opinion:

Eastwood, you've a choice between Morrisons or Iceland for your micro-chips & blue pop

Your Health in Eastwood

If you are thinking of moving to Eastwood, 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 Eastwood 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 (Eastwood) 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 Eastwood. 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 Eastwood. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
Lawford, Manningtree & Mistley (Best) 13477/32845
The Oakleys & Wix 15178/32845
Ardleigh & Little Bromley 17042/32845
Stour Valley 17148/32845
Brantham 25158/32845
Copdock & Washbrook 27359/32845
East Bergholt 28880/32845
Stour 29218/32845
Capel St Mary 29440/32845
Weeley & Tendring (Worst) 7395/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Eastwood

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 Eastwood. 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
The Oakleys & Wix (Best) 15599/32845
Stour Valley 15857/32845
Lawford, Manningtree & Mistley 18201/32845
Ardleigh & Little Bromley 19065/32845
Copdock & Washbrook 22024/32845
Brantham 22973/32845
Stour 24669/32845
East Bergholt 26782/32845
Capel St Mary 31687/32845
Weeley & Tendring (Worst) 9532/32845

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