Moving to Thorpe Bay, Essex? What you need to know

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Moving to Thorpe Bay, Essex - What you need to know
Moving to Thorpe Bay, Essex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Thorpe Bay in Essex? 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 Thorpe Bay 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 Thorpe Bay the land of milk and honey or are Frinton on Sea, Holland on Sea and Walton on the Naze a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Thorpe Bay

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 Thorpe Bay. 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
Cook’s Green 28
Little Clacton 6
Row Heath 5
Weeley 2
Stones Green 1
Beaumont-cum-Moze 0
Tendring 0
Goose Green 0
Tendring Green 0
Great Holland 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Kirby-le-Soken & Hamford (Best) 26225/32845
Kirby Cross 24994/32845
Frinton 23983/32845
The Oakleys & Wix 23968/32845
Little Clacton 22509/32845
Thorpe, Beaumont & Great Holland 17734/32845
Burrsville 16169/32845
Cann Hall 15963/32845
Eastcliff 15342/32845
Weeley & Tendring (Worst) 14263/32845
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Your Health in Thorpe Bay

If you are thinking of moving to Thorpe Bay, 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 Thorpe Bay 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
Tendring (Thorpe Bay) 1.78% 5.83% 18.15% 35.82% 38.42%
Colchester 0.96% 3.29% 12.09% 34.83% 48.83%
Ipswich 1.14% 3.92% 13.53% 35.84% 45.56%

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

Ward Average rank in England
The Oakleys & Wix (Best) 15178/32845
Kirby Cross 12909/32845
Kirby-le-Soken & Hamford 11665/32845
Thorpe, Beaumont & Great Holland 11410/32845
Frinton 10611/32845
Little Clacton 9165/32845
Weeley & Tendring 7395/32845
Burrsville 7225/32845
Eastcliff 6328/32845
Cann Hall (Worst) 5808/32845

Deprivation in Thorpe Bay

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 Thorpe Bay. 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
Frinton (Best) 16643/32845
Kirby-le-Soken & Hamford 16410/32845
Kirby Cross 15951/32845
The Oakleys & Wix 15599/32845
Thorpe, Beaumont & Great Holland 13930/32845
Little Clacton 12196/32845
Eastcliff 10418/32845
Weeley & Tendring 9532/32845
Burrsville 9134/32845
Cann Hall (Worst) 9023/32845

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