Moving to Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Waltham Cross in Hertfordshire? 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 Waltham Cross 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 Waltham Cross the land of milk and honey or are Waltham Abbey, Enfield and Cheshunt a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Waltham Cross

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 Waltham Cross. 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
Enfield Lock 135
Holdbrook 126
Freezy Water 126
Lea Navigation 90
Waltham Abbey 86
Cheshunt 85
Waltham Cross 70
Bulls Cross 61
New River 55
Churchgate 32

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

Ward Average rank in England
Waltham Abbey South West (Best) 10049/32845
Waltham Abbey Paternoster 10129/32845
Rosedale and Bury Green 10905/32845
Waltham Abbey Honey Lane 11922/32845
Cheshunt North 14036/32845
Enfield Lock 14237/32845
Cheshunt South and Theobalds 8739/32845
Waltham Cross 9044/32845
Turkey Street 9131/32845
Enfield Highway (Worst) 9552/32845
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Your Health in Waltham Cross

If you are thinking of moving to Waltham Cross, 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 Waltham Cross 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
Enfield 1.34% 4.11% 12.71% 35.01% 46.84%
Barnet 1.14% 3.42% 10.99% 32.97% 51.48%
Redbridge 1.15% 3.76% 12% 34.98% 48.12%
Broxbourne (Waltham Cross) 1.04% 3.59% 12.33% 35.33% 47.71%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Waltham Abbey Paternoster (Best) 14936/32845
Turkey Street 19026/32845
Rosedale and Bury Green 19725/32845
Waltham Cross 19901/32845
Enfield Highway 20532/32845
Enfield Lock 21244/32845
Waltham Abbey South West 21699/32845
Waltham Abbey Honey Lane 24413/32845
Cheshunt North 24447/32845
Cheshunt South and Theobalds (Worst) 25004/32845
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Deprivation in Waltham Cross

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 Waltham Cross. 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
Waltham Cross (Best) 10910/32845
Waltham Abbey Paternoster 11999/32845
Rosedale and Bury Green 12690/32845
Waltham Abbey South West 13343/32845
Cheshunt South and Theobalds 15698/32845
Waltham Abbey Honey Lane 15926/32845
Cheshunt North 16565/32845
Turkey Street 6276/32845
Enfield Highway 6942/32845
Enfield Lock (Worst) 7511/32845

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