Moving to Hunstanton, Norfolk? What you need to know

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Moving to Hunstanton, Norfolk - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Hunstanton 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 Hunstanton 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 Hunstanton the land of milk and honey or are Skegness, King's Lynn and Wells next the Sea a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Hunstanton

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 Hunstanton. 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
Ingoldisthorpe 3
Castle Rising 3
Burnham Market 1
Burnham Overy Town 1
Burnham Norton 1
Bircham Newton 1
Great Bircham 1
Bircham Tofts 1
Holme-next-the-Sea 0
Sandringham 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hunstanton (Best) 26670/32845
Gayton & Grimston 27692/32845
Heacham 27861/32845
Snettisham 28780/32845
Brancaster 29703/32845
The Woottons 30430/32845
Dersingham 30467/32845
Bircham with Rudhams 30549/32845
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Your Health in Hunstanton

If you are thinking of moving to Hunstanton, 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 Hunstanton 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
King`s Lynn and West Norfolk (Hunstanton) 1.31% 4.8% 15.9% 37.08% 40.91%
South Holland 1.38% 4.72% 15.82% 37.55% 40.52%
Boston 1.24% 4.73% 15.86% 37.48% 40.69%
East Cambridgeshire 0.85% 3.12% 12.09% 35.18% 48.77%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Snettisham (Best) 11134/32845
Brancaster 12138/32845
Gayton & Grimston 12386/32845
Dersingham 12990/32845
Bircham with Rudhams 14563/32845
The Woottons 16589/32845
Hunstanton 8018/32845
Heacham 8641/32845
Reader Opinion:

Skegness - where the Northerners go to die

Deprivation in Hunstanton

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 Hunstanton. 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
Hunstanton (Best) 10852/32845
Bircham with Rudhams 11058/32845
Brancaster 12187/32845
Gayton & Grimston 13184/32845
Snettisham 14939/32845
Heacham 15006/32845
Dersingham 17458/32845
The Woottons 25612/32845

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