Is Askern, Yorkshire a nice place to live?

Is Askern a nice place to live or is Askern rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Askern is on the up an up, it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Askern truly a nice place to live, or are Doncaster, Stainforth and South Elmsall a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Askern?

Using the latest Police street crime figures (typically from 3 months ago) we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Askern. 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.
Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Carcroft 32
Burghwallis 30
Askern 30
Instoneville 18
Campsall 15
Norton 7
Tilts 7
Balne 0
Fenwick 0
Trumfleet 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Askern. These statistics 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 taken the rank average for wards in and around Askern and compared them. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

You least likely to be a victim of crime in the Camblesforth & Carlton ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Camblesforth & Carlton (Best) 25644/32845
Whitley 23545/32845
Armthorpe 13842/32845
Edenthorpe & Kirk Sandall 12381/32845
Roman Ridge 10480/32845
Stainforth & Barnby Dun 10448/32845
Bentley 5793/32845
Adwick le Street & Carcroft 5744/32845
Wheatley Hills & Intake 5613/32845
Town (Worst) 3937/32845
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Your Health in Askern

If you are thinking of moving to Askern, 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 Askern compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Doncaster (Askern) 1.64% 5.62%
Barnsley 1.79% 6.61%
East Riding of Yorkshire 1.24% 4.15%
Selby 0.97% 3.6%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Whitley (Best) 26758/32845
Camblesforth & Carlton 24278/32845
Edenthorpe & Kirk Sandall 12592/32845
Roman Ridge 11352/32845
Stainforth & Barnby Dun 10559/32845
Armthorpe 8206/32845
Bentley 8042/32845
Wheatley Hills & Intake 7927/32845
Town 7360/32845
Adwick le Street & Carcroft (Worst) 4961/32845
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Deprivation in Askern

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 Askern. 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
Camblesforth & Carlton (Best) 21897/32845
Whitley 20120/32845
Edenthorpe & Kirk Sandall 19961/32845
Roman Ridge 15711/32845
Stainforth & Barnby Dun 14281/32845
Armthorpe 14021/32845
Wheatley Hills & Intake 9510/32845
Bentley 9344/32845
Town 7689/32845
Adwick le Street & Carcroft (Worst) 6137/32845

Average rent in Askern

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Askern are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Askern.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Askern

If you are thinking of moving to Askern, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.

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