Moving to Wymondham, Norfolk? What you need to know

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Moving to Wymondham, Norfolk - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Wymondham 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 Wymondham 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 Wymondham the land of milk and honey or are Attleborough, Hingham and Norwich a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Wymondham

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 Wymondham. 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
Kidd’s Moor 18
Hethersett 8
High Green 1
Highoak 1
Morley St Botolph 1
Silfield 0
Crownthorpe 0
Barford 0
Penny’s Green 0
Ashwellthorpe 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
South Wymondham (Best) 26208/32845
Central Wymondham 26885/32845
Forncett 27177/32845
Hethersett 27458/32845
Attleborough Queens & Besthorpe 27942/32845
Easton 28495/32845
Mulbarton & Stoke Holy Cross 28580/32845
North Wymondham 29487/32845
Hingham & Deopham 29816/32845
Wicklewood (Worst) 30840/32845
Reader Opinion:

"Dirty GY" a.k.a Great Yarmouth

Your Health in Wymondham

If you are thinking of moving to Wymondham, 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 Wymondham 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%
Breckland 1.18% 4.31% 14.99% 37.29% 42.22%
Broadland 1.08% 3.61% 14.02% 36.99% 44.3%
South Norfolk (Wymondham) 1.02% 3.46% 13.37% 35.8% 46.35%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Attleborough Queens & Besthorpe (Best) 18179/32845
Hingham & Deopham 19560/32845
South Wymondham 22037/32845
Central Wymondham 23147/32845
North Wymondham 23771/32845
Easton 23947/32845
Hethersett 24421/32845
Wicklewood 24881/32845
Mulbarton & Stoke Holy Cross 27276/32845
Forncett (Worst) 27998/32845
Reader Opinion:

Diss, at least it sounds like a nice place

Deprivation in Wymondham

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 Wymondham. 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
Hingham & Deopham (Best) 17550/32845
Forncett 19188/32845
Wicklewood 19350/32845
South Wymondham 20589/32845
Easton 20753/32845
Attleborough Queens & Besthorpe 21845/32845
North Wymondham 23137/32845
Mulbarton & Stoke Holy Cross 24171/32845
Central Wymondham 24388/32845
Hethersett (Worst) 24702/32845

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