Moving to Great Dunmow, Essex? What you need to know

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Moving to Great Dunmow, Essex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Great Dunmow 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 Great Dunmow 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 Great Dunmow the land of milk and honey or are Braintree, Thaxted and Bishop's Stortford a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Great Dunmow

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Great Dunmow. 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
Churchend 20
Great Dunmow 18
Little Dunmow 15
Barnston 6
Bigods 3
Mill End Green 3
Great Easton 2
Little Easton 1
Duck End 0
Baconend Green 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Broad Oak & the Hallingburys (Best) 19255/32845
Takeley 20785/32845
Great Dunmow South & Barnston 21907/32845
Great Dunmow North 22815/32845
Felsted & Stebbing 24371/32845
Thaxted & the Eastons 24826/32845
Great Notley & Black Notley 25559/32845
Flitch Green & Little Dunmow 26250/32845
High Easter & the Rodings 26529/32845
Rayne (Worst) 28297/32845
Reader Opinion:

Silver End, that was then, this is now...

Your Health in Great Dunmow

If you are thinking of moving to Great Dunmow, 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 Great Dunmow 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
Chelmsford 0.81% 2.84% 11.44% 34.72% 50.19%
Epping Forest 1.04% 3.56% 12.38% 33.75% 49.26%
Harlow 1.21% 4.15% 13.67% 35.85% 45.11%
Uttlesford (Great Dunmow) 0.66% 2.6% 10.85% 33.34% 52.55%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Great Notley & Black Notley (Best) 27625/32845
Rayne 27846/32845
Great Dunmow South & Barnston 27855/32845
Great Dunmow North 28005/32845
Takeley 29935/32845
Broad Oak & the Hallingburys 30022/32845
Thaxted & the Eastons 30318/32845
High Easter & the Rodings 30507/32845
Felsted & Stebbing 31273/32845
Flitch Green & Little Dunmow (Worst) 31368/32845
Reader Opinion:

Halstead - a place time forgot

Deprivation in Great Dunmow

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 Great Dunmow. 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
High Easter & the Rodings (Best) 18788/32845
Rayne 21166/32845
Thaxted & the Eastons 22080/32845
Takeley 22918/32845
Great Dunmow North 23414/32845
Broad Oak & the Hallingburys 23482/32845
Great Dunmow South & Barnston 23698/32845
Felsted & Stebbing 24128/32845
Flitch Green & Little Dunmow 27660/32845
Great Notley & Black Notley (Worst) 28573/32845

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