Moving to Edenbridge, Kent? What you need to know

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Moving to Edenbridge, Kent - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Edenbridge in Kent? 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 Edenbridge 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 Edenbridge the land of milk and honey or are Sevenoaks, Westerham and East Grinstead a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Edenbridge

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 Edenbridge. 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
Marlpit Hill 32
Edenbridge 31
Bough Beech 4
Chiddingstone 2
Pootings 1
Four Elms 1
Eden 0
Hever 0
Marsh Green 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Oxted South (Best) 10866/32845
Westerham and Crockham Hill 11682/32845
Cowden and Hever 16092/32845
Edenbridge North and East 17037/32845
Penshurst, Fordcombe and Chiddingstone 19163/32845
Dormansland and Felcourt 20738/32845
East Grinstead Ashplats 21194/32845
Leigh and Chiddingstone Causeway 23322/32845
Lingfield and Crowhurst 6509/32845
Edenbridge South and West (Worst) 9668/32845
Reader Opinion:

Edenbridge: ruined by riffraff

Your Health in Edenbridge

If you are thinking of moving to Edenbridge, 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 Edenbridge 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
Reigate and Banstead 0.85% 2.79% 10.79% 34.03% 51.55%
Sevenoaks (Edenbridge) 0.87% 3.11% 11.47% 33.37% 51.17%
Tunbridge Wells 0.78% 3.09% 11.12% 33.6% 51.42%
Tandridge 0.86% 2.9% 11.39% 34.36% 50.5%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Lingfield and Crowhurst (Best) 21775/32845
Oxted South 23547/32845
Edenbridge North and East 24330/32845
Edenbridge South and West 26481/32845
East Grinstead Ashplats 27955/32845
Dormansland and Felcourt 28863/32845
Westerham and Crockham Hill 28878/32845
Cowden and Hever 30534/32845
Penshurst, Fordcombe and Chiddingstone 31190/32845
Leigh and Chiddingstone Causeway (Worst) 32181/32845
Reader Opinion:

Tunbridge Wells: seems posh but has a seedy underbelly

Deprivation in Edenbridge

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 Edenbridge. 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
Cowden and Hever (Best) 13288/32845
Edenbridge South and West 16114/32845
Lingfield and Crowhurst 19354/32845
Penshurst, Fordcombe and Chiddingstone 19901/32845
Edenbridge North and East 20726/32845
Oxted South 21564/32845
Westerham and Crockham Hill 22204/32845
Leigh and Chiddingstone Causeway 24594/32845
East Grinstead Ashplats 26016/32845
Dormansland and Felcourt (Worst) 26456/32845

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