Moving to Reepham, Norfolk? What you need to know

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Moving to Reepham, Norfolk - What you need to know
Moving to Reepham, Norfolk - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Reepham 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 Reepham 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 Reepham the land of milk and honey or are Aylsham, Dereham and Holt a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Reepham

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 Reepham. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Reepham 8
Salle 4
Sparham 3
Booton 3
Cawston 1
Southgate 1
Hengrave 0
Jordan Green 0
Blackwater 0
The Grange 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Reepham (Best) 32404/32845
Taverham North 31411/32845
Gresham 29980/32845
Briston 29406/32845
Upper Wensum 28934/32845
Stibbard 28384/32845
Aylsham 27591/32845
Great Witchingham 27213/32845
Eynesford 14351/32845
Reader Opinion:

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

Your Health in Reepham

If you are thinking of moving to Reepham, 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 Reepham 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 (Reepham) 1.08% 3.61% 14.02% 36.99% 44.3%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Reepham (Best) 27277/32845
Great Witchingham 26856/32845
Taverham North 24029/32845
Briston 23041/32845
Aylsham 23027/32845
Eynesford 21265/32845
Gresham 21081/32845
Upper Wensum 20385/32845
Stibbard 18199/32845

Deprivation in Reepham

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 Reepham. 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
Taverham North (Best) 25807/32845
Reepham 24512/32845
Aylsham 20258/32845
Great Witchingham 18049/32845
Briston 17801/32845
Upper Wensum 17178/32845
Stibbard 13689/32845
Gresham 13499/32845
Eynesford 12418/32845

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