Moving to Thorpe St Andrew, Norfolk? What you need to know

MovingStatisticsPic Via

Moving to Thorpe St Andrew, Norfolk - What you need to know
Moving to Thorpe St Andrew, Norfolk - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Thorpe St Andrew 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 Thorpe St Andrew 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 St Andrew the land of milk and honey or are Norwich, Rackheath and Wroxham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Thorpe St Andrew

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 St Andrew. 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
New Catton 234
Norwich 226
Lakenham 150
New Sprowston 132
Sprowston 103
Old Catton 92
New Rackheath 5
Great Plumstead 3
Rackheath 3
Postwick 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sprowston East (Best) 30097/32845
Plumstead 29820/32845
Thorpe St Andrew North West 26761/32845
Thorpe St Andrew South East 26688/32845
Lakenham 14697/32845
Catton Grove 12705/32845
Sewell 10274/32845
Crome 9695/32845
Thorpe Hamlet 9041/32845
Mancroft (Worst) 6152/32845
Reader Opinion:

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

Your Health in Thorpe St Andrew

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

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

Ward Average rank in England
Plumstead (Best) 27295/32845
Sprowston East 25101/32845
Thorpe St Andrew South East 24745/32845
Thorpe St Andrew North West 19672/32845
Catton Grove 9057/32845
Thorpe Hamlet 7371/32845
Sewell 7312/32845
Crome 5342/32845
Lakenham 5039/32845
Mancroft (Worst) 2834/32845
Reader Opinion:

Lowestoft: the land of gormless men & severely pale and overweight single mothers

Deprivation in Thorpe St Andrew

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 St Andrew. 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
Sprowston East (Best) 26769/32845
Thorpe St Andrew South East 24554/32845
Plumstead 23780/32845
Thorpe St Andrew North West 21592/32845
Thorpe Hamlet 12422/32845
Sewell 11447/32845
Catton Grove 10525/32845
Lakenham 8362/32845
Crome 7181/32845
Mancroft (Worst) 6413/32845

Top 50 worst places to live in England 2021
Top 50 worst places to live in England 2021