Moving to Manningtree, Essex? What you need to know

Moving to Manningtree, Essex - What you need to know
Moving to Manningtree, Essex - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Manningtree 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 Manningtree 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 Manningtree truly a nice place to live, or are Eastwood, Romford and Wivenhoe a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Manningtree

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 Manningtree. 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
Mistley 10
Manningtree 9
Lawford 7
Cattawade 6
New Mistley 2
Foxash Estate 2
Mistley Heath 1
Lower Street 1
Horsleycross Street 1
Little Bromley 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
East Bergholt (Best) 27216/32845
Capel St Mary 27044/32845
Alresford & Elmstead 24674/32845
Brantham 24117/32845
The Oakleys & Wix 23968/32845
Copdock & Washbrook 21727/32845
Lawford, Manningtree & Mistley 19473/32845
Stour Valley 17901/32845
Ardleigh & Little Bromley 15806/32845
Weeley & Tendring (Worst) 14263/32845
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Your Health in Manningtree

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Tendring (Manningtree) 1.78% 5.83%
Ipswich 1.14% 3.92%
Mid Suffolk 0.83% 3.12%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Capel St Mary (Best) 29440/32845
East Bergholt 28880/32845
Copdock & Washbrook 27359/32845
Brantham 25158/32845
Stour Valley 17148/32845
Ardleigh & Little Bromley 17042/32845
The Oakleys & Wix 15178/32845
Lawford, Manningtree & Mistley 13477/32845
Alresford & Elmstead 11850/32845
Weeley & Tendring (Worst) 7395/32845
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Deprivation in Manningtree

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 Manningtree. 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
Capel St Mary (Best) 31687/32845
East Bergholt 26782/32845
Brantham 22973/32845
Copdock & Washbrook 22024/32845
Ardleigh & Little Bromley 19065/32845
Lawford, Manningtree & Mistley 18201/32845
Alresford & Elmstead 17637/32845
Stour Valley 15857/32845
The Oakleys & Wix 15599/32845
Weeley & Tendring (Worst) 9532/32845

Average rent in Manningtree

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Manningtree 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 Manningtree.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Manningtree

If you are thinking of moving to Manningtree, 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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