Is Langdon Hills, Essex a nice place to live?

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Moving to Langdon Hills, Essex - What you need to know
Moving to Langdon Hills, Essex - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Langdon Hills a nice place to live?'' 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 Langdon Hills 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 Langdon Hills truly a nice place to live, or are Basildon, Corringham and Laindon a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Langdon Hills

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Langdon Hills. 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.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Pipps Hill 180
Barstable 171
Laindon 105
Balstonia 61
Great Berry 22
Langdon Hills 22
Horndon-on-the-Hill 3
Dry Street 2
Great Malgraves 2
Bulphan 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
The Homesteads (Best) 22971/32845
Langdon Hills 18196/32845
Stanford East and Corringham Town 17444/32845
Herongate, Ingrave and West Horndon 15358/32845
Orsett 13475/32845
Laindon Park 13051/32845
Stanford-le-Hope West 10721/32845
Nethermayne 8638/32845
Lee Chapel North 2036/32845
St Martin's (Worst) 1662/32845
Reader Opinion:

Basildon, a self-contained 'New Town' to clear the slums of East London

Your Health in Langdon Hills

If you are thinking of moving to Langdon Hills, 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 Langdon Hills compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Havering 1.17% 3.99%
Basildon (Langdon Hills) 1.32% 4.21%
Thurrock 1.03% 3.73%
Brentwood 0.88% 3.13%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Herongate, Ingrave and West Horndon (Best) 31376/32845
The Homesteads 27368/32845
Orsett 25971/32845
Langdon Hills 22850/32845
Stanford-le-Hope West 20627/32845
Nethermayne 18590/32845
Stanford East and Corringham Town 16396/32845
St Martin's 12359/32845
Laindon Park 11893/32845
Lee Chapel North (Worst) 10074/32845
Reader Opinion:

Canvey Island, a great place to take your kids... if you hate them

Deprivation in Langdon Hills

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 Langdon Hills. 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
Herongate, Ingrave and West Horndon (Best) 28039/32845
The Homesteads 25657/32845
Langdon Hills 24307/32845
Orsett 22851/32845
Stanford-le-Hope West 17422/32845
Nethermayne 15601/32845
Stanford East and Corringham Town 14491/32845
Laindon Park 9941/32845
Lee Chapel North 6325/32845
St Martin's (Worst) 6301/32845

Average rent in Langdon Hills

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Langdon Hills are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Langdon Hills.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Langdon Hills

If you are thinking of moving to Langdon Hills, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.


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