Is Darsley Park, Tyne and Wear a nice place to live?

Is Darsley Park a nice place to live or is Darsley Park rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Darsley Park 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 Darsley Park truly a nice place to live, or are Little Benton, Longbenton and Wallsend a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Darsley Park?

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 Darsley Park. 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
Holy Cross 137
Wallsend 127
Heaton 104
Battle Hill 94
Forest Hall 58
Longbenton 56
Killingworth Moor 52
Killingworth Village 52
Killingworth 38
Palmersville 29

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Darsley Park. 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 Darsley Park 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 Manor Park ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Manor Park (Best) 24062/32845
Dene & South Gosforth 23117/32845
Camperdown 19401/32845
Longbenton 17214/32845
Northumberland 15565/32845
Benton 14642/32845
Battle Hill 14597/32845
Heaton 12362/32845
Walkergate 6565/32845
Wallsend (Worst) 2864/32845
Reader Opinion:

Newcastle, just don't

Your Health in Darsley Park

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Sunderland 1.99% 6.59%
Newcastle upon Tyne 1.55% 5.28%
North Tyneside (Darsley Park) 1.5% 5.3%
South Tyneside 1.91% 6.34%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Dene & South Gosforth (Best) 20741/32845
Manor Park 14570/32845
Northumberland 11912/32845
Benton 11519/32845
Camperdown 11224/32845
Battle Hill 11068/32845
Heaton 8506/32845
Longbenton 7045/32845
Wallsend 6320/32845
Walkergate (Worst) 3854/32845
Reader Opinion:

North Shields - Shield yourself at all costs

Deprivation in Darsley Park

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 Darsley Park. 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
Dene & South Gosforth (Best) 28362/32845
Manor Park 22204/32845
Heaton 19230/32845
Benton 16757/32845
Northumberland 16367/32845
Camperdown 15349/32845
Battle Hill 15247/32845
Longbenton 12307/32845
Wallsend 7063/32845
Walkergate (Worst) 6668/32845

Average rent in Darsley Park

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Darsley Park 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 Darsley Park.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Darsley Park

If you are thinking of moving to Darsley Park, 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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