Moving to Sherford, Devon? What you need to know

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Moving to Sherford, Devon - What you need to know
Moving to Sherford, Devon - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Sherford in Devon? 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 Sherford 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 Sherford the land of milk and honey or are Torpoint, Ivybridge and Plymouth a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Sherford

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 Sherford. 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
Plymstock 31
Pomphlett 31
Plympton 26
Billacombe 16
Underwood 10
Spriddlestone 5
Langage 4
Brixton 0
Blackpool 0
Cofflete 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Newton & Yealmpton (Best) 30646/32845
Wembury & Brixton 30299/32845
Plympton St Mary 29766/32845
Plympton Chaddlewood 29536/32845
Plymstock Dunstone 29386/32845
Plympton Erle 27761/32845
Plymstock Radford 24690/32845
Compton 18708/32845
Efford and Lipson 11591/32845
Sutton and Mount Gould (Worst) 7937/32845
Reader Opinion:

Plymouth, ingrate central

Your Health in Sherford

If you are thinking of moving to Sherford, 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 Sherford 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
Plymouth (Sherford) 1.44% 5.08% 13.95% 33.53% 46.02%
Torbay 1.73% 5.82% 16.31% 34.44% 41.7%
South Hams 1.11% 3.8% 13.32% 34.37% 47.41%
West Devon 1.18% 3.96% 14.28% 34.73% 45.85%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Newton & Yealmpton (Best) 26246/32845
Wembury & Brixton 23796/32845
Plymstock Dunstone 15813/32845
Plympton Chaddlewood 14932/32845
Plymstock Radford 14650/32845
Plympton Erle 13565/32845
Plympton St Mary 13464/32845
Compton 12563/32845
Sutton and Mount Gould 7263/32845
Efford and Lipson (Worst) 4781/32845
Reader Opinion:

Plymouth, the antithesis of hope and glory

Deprivation in Sherford

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 Sherford. 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
Wembury & Brixton (Best) 25478/32845
Plympton Chaddlewood 24141/32845
Plymstock Dunstone 23563/32845
Plympton St Mary 22306/32845
Plymstock Radford 21188/32845
Newton & Yealmpton 21093/32845
Plympton Erle 20738/32845
Compton 19581/32845
Sutton and Mount Gould 8317/32845
Efford and Lipson (Worst) 7006/32845

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