Moving to Snodland, Kent? What you need to know

Moving to Snodland, Kent - What you need to know
Moving to Snodland, Kent - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Snodland 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 Snodland 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 Snodland truly a nice place to live, or are Chatham, Rochester and West Malling a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Snodland

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 Snodland. 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
New Hythe 42
Holborough 33
Burham Court 31
Ham Hill 28
Halling 16
Millhall 15
Burham 6
Birling 5
Upper Halling 5
Eccles 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ditton (Best) 22109/32845
Larkfield North 20616/32845
Aylesford South 19620/32845
Snodland West and Holborough Lakes 19062/32845
Larkfield South 15932/32845
Cuxton and Halling 15734/32845
Aylesford North and Walderslade 15278/32845
Burham and Wouldham 11863/32845
Snodland East and Ham Hill 11072/32845
East Malling (Worst) 7257/32845
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Your Health in Snodland

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Medway 1.09% 3.94%
Gravesham 1.1% 4.03%
Tonbridge and Malling (Snodland) 0.86% 3.09%
Dartford 1.03% 3.4%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Larkfield North (Best) 27705/32845
Ditton 25094/32845
Larkfield South 24086/32845
Cuxton and Halling 23426/32845
Aylesford North and Walderslade 23110/32845
Snodland West and Holborough Lakes 22290/32845
Aylesford South 21666/32845
Burham and Wouldham 20897/32845
East Malling 19180/32845
Snodland East and Ham Hill (Worst) 17413/32845
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Deprivation in Snodland

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 Snodland. 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
Larkfield North (Best) 24260/32845
Cuxton and Halling 22693/32845
Larkfield South 22616/32845
Ditton 22342/32845
Snodland West and Holborough Lakes 20703/32845
Aylesford North and Walderslade 19839/32845
Aylesford South 18711/32845
Burham and Wouldham 17370/32845
Snodland East and Ham Hill 13273/32845
East Malling (Worst) 11256/32845

Average rent in Snodland

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Snodland

If you are thinking of moving to Snodland, 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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