Moving to Rackheath, Norfolk? What you need to know

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Moving to Rackheath, Norfolk - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Rackheath 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 Rackheath 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 Rackheath the land of milk and honey or are Norwich, Thorpe St Andrew and Wroxham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Rackheath

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Rackheath. 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
Sprowston 124
Crostwick 17
Spixworth 12
New Rackheath 9
Frettenham 9
Little Plumstead 5
Blofield Heath 5
Great Plumstead 5
Rackheath 2
Salhouse 2

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sewell (Best) 10274/32845
Catton Grove 12705/32845
Coltishall 23790/32845
Old Catton and Sprowston West 26303/32845
Thorpe St Andrew North West 26761/32845
Sprowston Central 26859/32845
Wroxham 29031/32845
Plumstead 29820/32845
Sprowston East 30097/32845
Crome (Worst) 9695/32845
Reader Opinion:

Diss, at least it sounds like a nice place

Your Health in Rackheath

If you are thinking of moving to Rackheath, 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 Rackheath 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 1.39% 4.77% 17.15% 37.77% 38.92%
Broadland (Rackheath) 1.08% 3.61% 14.02% 36.99% 44.3%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Thorpe St Andrew North West (Best) 19672/32845
Wroxham 20211/32845
Coltishall 22114/32845
Sprowston Central 22806/32845
Old Catton and Sprowston West 24458/32845
Sprowston East 25101/32845
Plumstead 27295/32845
Crome 5342/32845
Sewell 7312/32845
Catton Grove (Worst) 9057/32845
Reader Opinion:

Dereham - More like Drearam. Stay away if you're not a local

Deprivation in Rackheath

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 Rackheath. 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
Catton Grove (Best) 10525/32845
Sewell 11447/32845
Coltishall 19419/32845
Sprowston Central 20959/32845
Wroxham 21150/32845
Thorpe St Andrew North West 21592/32845
Plumstead 23780/32845
Old Catton and Sprowston West 25471/32845
Sprowston East 26769/32845
Crome (Worst) 7181/32845

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