Is North Shoebury, Essex a nice place to live?

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Moving to North Shoebury, Essex - What you need to know
Moving to North Shoebury, Essex - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is North Shoebury 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 North Shoebury 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 North Shoebury truly a nice place to live, or are Rochford, Southchurch and Southend on Sea a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in North Shoebury

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 North Shoebury. 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
North Shoebury 68
Bournes Green 59
Great Wakering 53
Shoebury Ness 27
Cambridge Town 27
Shoeburyness 25
Stonebridge 20
Samuel’s Corner 16
Little Wakering 15
Barling 3

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

Ward Average rank in England
Foulness and The Wakerings (Best) 21708/32845
Thorpe 16588/32845
West Shoebury 16268/32845
Southchurch 14157/32845
Shoeburyness 11703/32845
St. Luke's 11498/32845
Roche South 10862/32845
Victoria 5458/32845
Kursaal 3039/32845
Milton (Worst) 2644/32845
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Your Health in North Shoebury

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Southend-on-Sea 1.26% 4.48%
Castle Point 1.26% 4.4%
Rochford (North Shoebury) 0.94% 3.38%
Maldon 1.08% 3.67%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Foulness and The Wakerings (Best) 24518/32845
Thorpe 22873/32845
Roche South 20882/32845
West Shoebury 16597/32845
St. Luke's 15349/32845
Southchurch 14766/32845
Shoeburyness 14623/32845
Milton 7645/32845
Victoria 6820/32845
Kursaal (Worst) 6216/32845
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Deprivation in North Shoebury

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 North Shoebury. 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
Thorpe (Best) 26091/32845
Foulness and The Wakerings 19403/32845
West Shoebury 17099/32845
Southchurch 15377/32845
Roche South 15324/32845
Shoeburyness 12727/32845
St. Luke's 11998/32845
Milton 7025/32845
Victoria 5097/32845
Kursaal (Worst) 4630/32845

Average rent in North Shoebury

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in North Shoebury

If you are thinking of moving to North Shoebury, 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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