Moving to Needham Market, Suffolk? What you need to know

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Moving to Needham Market, Suffolk - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Needham Market in Suffolk? 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 Needham Market 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 Needham Market the land of milk and honey or are Dommoc, Otley and Stowmarket a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Needham Market

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of November 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Needham Market. 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
Needham Market 6
Creeting St Mary 6
Barking Tye 1
Forward Green 1
Coddenham Green 0
Battisford 0
Coddenham 0
Barking 0
Creeting Bottoms 0
Earl Stoneham 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Peter's (Best) 11369/32845
Combs Ford 15851/32845
Stow Thorney 17408/32845
Chilton 19211/32845
Blakenham 23697/32845
Onehouse 24481/32845
Claydon & Barham 24660/32845
Stonham 26273/32845
Battisford & Ringshall 26318/32845
Needham Market (Worst) 26498/32845
Reader Opinion:

Diss, at least it sounds like a nice place

Your Health in Needham Market

If you are thinking of moving to Needham Market, 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 Needham Market 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
Tendring 1.78% 5.83% 18.15% 35.82% 38.42%
Ipswich 1.14% 3.92% 13.53% 35.84% 45.56%
Mid Suffolk (Needham Market) 0.83% 3.12% 12.85% 35.31% 47.88%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Peter's (Best) 21799/32845
Combs Ford 22271/32845
Chilton 23279/32845
Stow Thorney 25751/32845
Needham Market 26015/32845
Blakenham 27761/32845
Claydon & Barham 27851/32845
Onehouse 28886/32845
Battisford & Ringshall 28889/32845
Stonham (Worst) 29369/32845
Reader Opinion:

Keighley: the most depressing and dull place I've ever encountered

Deprivation in Needham Market

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 Needham Market. 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
St Peter's (Best) 16848/32845
Stonham 18398/32845
Combs Ford 18561/32845
Chilton 19260/32845
Onehouse 19744/32845
Needham Market 21208/32845
Stow Thorney 21671/32845
Blakenham 22782/32845
Battisford & Ringshall 23144/32845
Claydon & Barham (Worst) 23647/32845

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