Moving to Hingham, Norfolk? What you need to know

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Moving to Hingham, Norfolk - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Hingham in Norfolk? 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 Hingham 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 Hingham the land of milk and honey or are Attleborough, Watton and Wymondham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Hingham

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 Hingham. 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
Manson Green 18
Hardingham 9
Frost Row 1
Little Ellingham 1
High Common 1
Cranworth 1
Anchor Corner 1
Garvestone 0
Reymerston 0
Danemoor Green 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Saham Toney (Best) 23810/32845
South Wymondham 26208/32845
Central Wymondham 26885/32845
Shipdham-with-Scarning 27576/32845
Dereham Toftwood 27642/32845
Attleborough Queens & Besthorpe 27942/32845
Mattishall 28655/32845
Attleborough Burgh & Haverscroft 28853/32845
North Wymondham 29487/32845
Hingham & Deopham (Worst) 29816/32845
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Your Health in Hingham

If you are thinking of moving to Hingham, 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 Hingham 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
Norwich 1.24% 4.42% 14.05% 35.42% 44.87%
Breckland 1.18% 4.31% 14.99% 37.29% 42.22%
Broadland 1.08% 3.61% 14.02% 36.99% 44.3%
South Norfolk (Hingham) 1.02% 3.46% 13.37% 35.8% 46.35%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Saham Toney (Best) 14674/32845
Dereham Toftwood 17617/32845
Attleborough Queens & Besthorpe 18179/32845
Shipdham-with-Scarning 19526/32845
Hingham & Deopham 19560/32845
Mattishall 20412/32845
Attleborough Burgh & Haverscroft 20470/32845
South Wymondham 22037/32845
Central Wymondham 23147/32845
North Wymondham (Worst) 23771/32845

Deprivation in Hingham

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 Hingham. 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
Saham Toney (Best) 12640/32845
Mattishall 17513/32845
Shipdham-with-Scarning 17541/32845
Hingham & Deopham 17550/32845
South Wymondham 20589/32845
Dereham Toftwood 20827/32845
Attleborough Queens & Besthorpe 21845/32845
Attleborough Burgh & Haverscroft 23087/32845
North Wymondham 23137/32845
Central Wymondham (Worst) 24388/32845

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