Moving to North Walsham, Norfolk? What you need to know

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Moving to North Walsham, Norfolk - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to North Walsham 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 North Walsham 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 Walsham the land of milk and honey or are Aylsham, Stalham and Wroxham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in North Walsham

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of July 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around North Walsham. 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
North Walsham 45
Spa Common 41
Tungate 4
Bengate 2
Briggate 2
Paston Green 2
Knapton 1
Felmingham 1
Honing 1
Trunch 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Buxton (Best) 24429/32845
North Walsham Market Cross 25610/32845
North Walsham East 26911/32845
Mundesley 27726/32845
North Walsham West 28770/32845
Bacton 29970/32845
Roughton 30266/32845
Worstead 31600/32845
Poppyland 32335/32845

Your Health in North Walsham

If you are thinking of moving to North Walsham, 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 Walsham 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
Norwich 1.24% 4.42% 14.05% 35.42% 44.87%
Great Yarmouth 1.63% 5.48% 16.58% 36.01% 40.3%
North Norfolk (North Walsham) 1.39% 4.77% 17.15% 37.77% 38.92%
Broadland 1.08% 3.61% 14.02% 36.99% 44.3%

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

Ward Average rank in England
North Walsham East (Best) 12361/32845
North Walsham Market Cross 13528/32845
North Walsham West 13618/32845
Bacton 14369/32845
Worstead 18211/32845
Poppyland 18861/32845
Roughton 21669/32845
Buxton 23974/32845
Mundesley 9317/32845

Deprivation in North Walsham

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 Walsham. 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
Mundesley (Best) 11641/32845
Poppyland 11959/32845
Roughton 14039/32845
Worstead 14137/32845
North Walsham Market Cross 14652/32845
North Walsham East 14956/32845
North Walsham West 15362/32845
Buxton 21295/32845
Bacton 9422/32845

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