Moving to Uckfield, East Sussex? What you need to know

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Moving to Uckfield, East Sussex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Uckfield in East Sussex? 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 Uckfield 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 Uckfield the land of milk and honey or are Crowborough, Heathfield and Lewes a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Uckfield

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of July 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Uckfield. 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.

Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Uckfield 0
Manor Park 0
Uck 0
Cooper’s Green 0
Budlett’s Common 0
Shortbridge 0
Framfield 0
Buxted 0
Etchingwood 0
Maresfield 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Uckfield East (Best) 24328/32845
Maresfield 24614/32845
Uckfield North 24644/32845
Danehill & Fletching 25104/32845
Uckfield New Town 25993/32845
High Weald 26670/32845
Hadlow Down & Rotherfield 27595/32845
Uckfield Ridgewood & Little Horsted 28589/32845
Newick 31820/32845
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Your Health in Uckfield

If you are thinking of moving to Uckfield, 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 Uckfield 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
Brighton and Hove 1.2% 4.08% 11.81% 33.64% 49.26%
Wealden (Uckfield) 0.96% 3.49% 13.03% 34.93% 47.59%
Lewes 1.21% 4.17% 14.26% 35.52% 44.84%
Tunbridge Wells 0.78% 3.09% 11.12% 33.6% 51.42%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Uckfield East (Best) 23402/32845
Uckfield North 25071/32845
Newick 26577/32845
Uckfield New Town 27713/32845
High Weald 29579/32845
Hadlow Down & Rotherfield 30905/32845
Uckfield Ridgewood & Little Horsted 30934/32845
Maresfield 31318/32845
Danehill & Fletching 31898/32845
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Deprivation in Uckfield

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 Uckfield. 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
Maresfield (Best) 20909/32845
Uckfield North 21920/32845
Uckfield East 22019/32845
Danehill & Fletching 22365/32845
High Weald 24808/32845
Hadlow Down & Rotherfield 26398/32845
Newick 26667/32845
Uckfield New Town 26802/32845
Uckfield Ridgewood & Little Horsted 27280/32845

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