Is Edlington, Yorkshire a nice place to live?

Is Edlington a nice place to live or is Edlington rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Edlington 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 Edlington truly a nice place to live, or are Conisbrough, Doncaster and Maltby a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Edlington?

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 Edlington. 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
Hexthorpe 129
Newton 129
Balby 74
New Edlington 47
Warmsworth 39
Conisbrough 38
Cadeby 29
Old Edlington 22
Loversall 3
Sprotbrough 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Edlington. 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 Edlington 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 Sprotbrough ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Sprotbrough (Best) 14759/32845
Tickhill & Wadsworth 14230/32845
Silverwood 12078/32845
Maltby 10942/32845
Conisbrough 6813/32845
Balby South 6772/32845
Edlington & Warmsworth 4355/32845
Mexborough 4316/32845
Town 3937/32845
Hexthorpe & Balby North (Worst) 2939/32845
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Your Health in Edlington

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Sheffield 1.39% 4.83%
Doncaster (Edlington) 1.64% 5.62%
Rotherham 1.72% 5.87%
Barnsley 1.79% 6.61%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sprotbrough (Best) 13904/32845
Tickhill & Wadsworth 12878/32845
Edlington & Warmsworth 7519/32845
Town 7360/32845
Balby South 6955/32845
Conisbrough 6404/32845
Silverwood 6398/32845
Maltby 5626/32845
Mexborough 5426/32845
Hexthorpe & Balby North (Worst) 5102/32845
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Deprivation in Edlington

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 Edlington. 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
Sprotbrough (Best) 19941/32845
Tickhill & Wadsworth 19320/32845
Silverwood 11462/32845
Maltby 10325/32845
Edlington & Warmsworth 9002/32845
Balby South 8828/32845
Conisbrough 7807/32845
Town 7689/32845
Mexborough 5737/32845
Hexthorpe & Balby North (Worst) 4844/32845

Average rent in Edlington

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Edlington

If you are thinking of moving to Edlington, 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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