Moving to Weston super Mare, Somerset? What you need to know

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Moving to Weston super Mare, Somerset - What you need to know
Moving to Weston super Mare, Somerset - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Weston super Mare in Somerset? 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 Weston super Mare 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 Weston super Mare the land of milk and honey or are Axbridge, Burnham on Sea and Clevedon a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Weston super Mare

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 Weston super Mare. 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
Ashcombe Park 103
Uphill Manor 77
Milton 54
Kewstoke 45
Clarence Park 35
Norton 33
Uphill 5
Locking 2
Lower Canada 2
Sand Point 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hutton & Locking (Best) 20709/32845
Weston-super-Mare Mid Worle 19296/32845
Weston-super-Mare Kewstoke 17340/32845
Weston-super-Mare South Worle 16354/32845
Weston-super-Mare Winterstoke 14652/32845
Weston-super-Mare Milton 12833/32845
Weston-super-Mare Uphill 10345/32845
Weston-super-Mare Hillside 8321/32845
Weston-super-Mare Central 4480/32845
Weston-super-Mare South (Worst) 3264/32845
Reader Opinion:

Southampton - flawed pearl of the South

Your Health in Weston super Mare

If you are thinking of moving to Weston super Mare, 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 Weston super Mare 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
Cardiff 1.6% 4.84% 12.14% 31.05% 50.37%
Newport 1.76% 5.6% 14.09% 32.81% 45.75%
North Somerset (Weston super Mare) 1.18% 4.09% 13.66% 34.77% 46.31%
The Vale of Glamorgan 1.49% 4.9% 13.55% 32.05% 48.01%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hutton & Locking (Best) 18999/32845
Weston-super-Mare Kewstoke 17787/32845
Weston-super-Mare Winterstoke 17289/32845
Weston-super-Mare Mid Worle 16132/32845
Weston-super-Mare South Worle 15490/32845
Weston-super-Mare Milton 14365/32845
Weston-super-Mare Uphill 9198/32845
Weston-super-Mare Hillside 8164/32845
Weston-super-Mare South 5227/32845
Weston-super-Mare Central (Worst) 4007/32845
Reader Opinion:

Smacklesfield... I mean Macclesfield

Deprivation in Weston super Mare

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 Weston super Mare. 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
Hutton & Locking (Best) 21244/32845
Weston-super-Mare Kewstoke 19977/32845
Weston-super-Mare Mid Worle 17739/32845
Weston-super-Mare South Worle 17336/32845
Weston-super-Mare Winterstoke 16062/32845
Weston-super-Mare Milton 13232/32845
Weston-super-Mare Uphill 11290/32845
Weston-super-Mare Hillside 11160/32845
Weston-super-Mare Central 4835/32845
Weston-super-Mare South (Worst) 3416/32845

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