Is Sheringham, Norfolk a nice place to live?

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

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Sheringham 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 Sheringham 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 Sheringham truly a nice place to live, or are Aylsham, Cromer and Holt a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Sheringham

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 Sheringham. 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
Cromer 16
Beeston Regis 13
Sheringham 11
High Kelling 2
Roughton 2
Sheringwood 1
Crossdale Street 1
Gresham 1
Bodham 0
Aylmerton 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Poppyland (Best) 32335/32845
Beeston Regis & The Runtons 31235/32845
Erpingham 30987/32845
Gresham 29980/32845
Holt 29306/32845
Suffield Park 28414/32845
Sheringham South 27617/32845
Sheringham North 24050/32845
Cromer Town 23935/32845
Reader Opinion:

Cromer, supposedly known as 'Gem of the North Norfolk coast' - why?

Your Health in Sheringham

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Norwich 1.24% 4.42%
Great Yarmouth 1.63% 5.48%
North Norfolk (Sheringham) 1.39% 4.77%
Broadland 1.08% 3.61%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Erpingham (Best) 23682/32845
Gresham 21081/32845
Holt 19023/32845
Poppyland 18861/32845
Sheringham South 18236/32845
Beeston Regis & The Runtons 16035/32845
Sheringham North 15059/32845
Suffield Park 10904/32845
Cromer Town 8840/32845
Reader Opinion:

Great Yarmouth - A museum of bleakness and decay

Deprivation in Sheringham

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 Sheringham. 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
Sheringham South (Best) 17758/32845
Sheringham North 16828/32845
Beeston Regis & The Runtons 16369/32845
Holt 16262/32845
Suffield Park 14814/32845
Gresham 13499/32845
Erpingham 12845/32845
Poppyland 11959/32845
Cromer Town 11370/32845

Average rent in Sheringham

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Sheringham

If you are thinking of moving to Sheringham, 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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