Moving to Hadleigh, Essex? What you need to know

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Moving to Hadleigh, Essex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Hadleigh 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 Hadleigh 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 Hadleigh the land of milk and honey or are Canvey Island, Leigh on Sea and South Benfleet a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Hadleigh

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 Hadleigh. 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
Thundersley 56
New Thundersley 50
Rayleigh 38
Tarpots 37
Hadleigh 34
Benfleet 24
Hope’s Green 22
South Benfleet 22
Canvey Point 1
Two Tree Island 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Canvey Island Winter Gardens (Best) 13071/32845
St James 19249/32845
St Mary's 20734/32845
Victoria 21557/32845
St Peter's 22486/32845
Belfairs 22957/32845
Boyce 23123/32845
Cedar Hall 25217/32845
West Leigh 27684/32845
Lodge (Worst) 28105/32845
Reader Opinion:

All this talk of Golborne in Wigan is making me feel ill...

Your Health in Hadleigh

If you are thinking of moving to Hadleigh, 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 Hadleigh 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
Basildon 1.32% 4.21% 13.26% 34.95% 46.25%
Southend-on-Sea 1.26% 4.48% 14.06% 35.09% 45.11%
Castle Point (Hadleigh) 1.26% 4.4% 14.73% 36.12% 43.49%
Rochford 0.94% 3.38% 13.01% 34.92% 47.76%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Canvey Island Winter Gardens (Best) 15576/32845
Belfairs 19467/32845
Cedar Hall 21862/32845
Victoria 21914/32845
St Peter's 22670/32845
St Mary's 22899/32845
Boyce 24190/32845
St James 25574/32845
West Leigh 27622/32845
Lodge (Worst) 28795/32845
Reader Opinion:

Leigh, can you say "hor reet cock" without laughing?

Deprivation in Hadleigh

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 Hadleigh. 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
Canvey Island Winter Gardens (Best) 14332/32845
Victoria 20562/32845
Belfairs 20625/32845
Cedar Hall 22596/32845
St Mary's 22747/32845
St James 23337/32845
St Peter's 23895/32845
Boyce 24761/32845
Lodge 26970/32845
West Leigh (Worst) 31261/32845

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