Moving to Torpoint, Cornwall? What you need to know

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Moving to Torpoint, Cornwall - What you need to know
Moving to Torpoint, Cornwall - What you need to know

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

Crime in Torpoint

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 Torpoint. 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
Stoke 196
Ham 132
Stonehouse 127
Barne Barton 59
Cremyll 16
Saltash 15
Wearde 15
Torpoint 14
Maryfield 6
Antony Passage 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Torpoint West (Best) 31330/32845
Rame Peninsular 27138/32845
Peverell 22715/32845
Saltash East 19710/32845
Torpoint East 18102/32845
Ham 12497/32845
St Budeaux 10668/32845
Devonport 10130/32845
Stoke 8815/32845
Honicknowle (Worst) 8687/32845
Reader Opinion:

Plymouth, ingrate central

Your Health in Torpoint

If you are thinking of moving to Torpoint, 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 Torpoint 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
Cornwall (Torpoint) 1.43% 4.87% 14.88% 33.59% 45.23%
Plymouth 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%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Rame Peninsular (Best) 17240/32845
Peverell 16570/32845
Torpoint West 14701/32845
Saltash East 12941/32845
Stoke 6681/32845
Ham 5477/32845
Torpoint East 4994/32845
Devonport 4009/32845
St Budeaux 3926/32845
Honicknowle (Worst) 3862/32845
Reader Opinion:

Liskeard, Cornwall... moving here is biggest mistake you will ever make

Deprivation in Torpoint

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 Torpoint. 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
Peverell (Best) 22274/32845
Torpoint West 21019/32845
Saltash East 14406/32845
Rame Peninsular 12810/32845
Torpoint East 10371/32845
Stoke 8985/32845
Ham 6359/32845
St Budeaux 6234/32845
Honicknowle 4994/32845
Devonport (Worst) 4866/32845

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