Moving to Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire? 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 Hoddesdon 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 Hoddesdon the land of milk and honey or are Broxbourne, Hertford and Ware a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Hoddesdon

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 Hoddesdon. 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
Hailey 42
Rye Park 42
St Margarets 42
Keysers Estate 32
Spitalbrook 27
Broxbourne 20
Hoddesdon 16
Roydon 8
Hertford Heath 5
Goose Green 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Wormley and Turnford (Best) 13598/32845
Stanstead Abbots 14834/32845
Hoddesdon Town and Rye Park 16502/32845
Broxbourne and Hoddesdon South 16626/32845
Flamstead End 17629/32845
Hoddesdon North 18912/32845
Lower Nazeing 19234/32845
Great Amwell 24141/32845
Hertford Heath 27591/32845
Roydon (Worst) 8486/32845
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Your Health in Hoddesdon

If you are thinking of moving to Hoddesdon, 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 Hoddesdon 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
Enfield 1.34% 4.11% 12.71% 35.01% 46.84%
Harlow 1.21% 4.15% 13.67% 35.85% 45.11%
Broxbourne (Hoddesdon) 1.04% 3.59% 12.33% 35.33% 47.71%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hoddesdon Town and Rye Park (Best) 23802/32845
Flamstead End 24691/32845
Wormley and Turnford 25035/32845
Lower Nazeing 26315/32845
Hoddesdon North 26634/32845
Broxbourne and Hoddesdon South 27293/32845
Roydon 29138/32845
Great Amwell 29264/32845
Hertford Heath 30212/32845
Stanstead Abbots (Worst) 30655/32845
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Deprivation in Hoddesdon

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 Hoddesdon. 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
Wormley and Turnford (Best) 15101/32845
Hoddesdon Town and Rye Park 16699/32845
Flamstead End 17460/32845
Hoddesdon North 20405/32845
Roydon 20872/32845
Lower Nazeing 22401/32845
Broxbourne and Hoddesdon South 22440/32845
Hertford Heath 24300/32845
Great Amwell 24348/32845
Stanstead Abbots (Worst) 25655/32845

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