Is Hedon, Yorkshire a nice place to live?

Is Hedon a nice place to live or is Hedon rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Hedon 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 Hedon truly a nice place to live, or are Hessle, Withernsea and Immingham a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Hedon?

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 Hedon. 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
Neat Marsh 125
Marfleet 52
Bilton 16
Hedon 15
Hedon Haven 5
Paull 5
Keyingham Drain 4
Camerton 2
Salt End 0
Ryehill 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Hedon. 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 Hedon 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 South West Holderness ward.

Ward Average rank in England
South West Holderness (Best) 22928/32845
Mid Holderness 22288/32845
Sutton 15330/32845
Ings 11696/32845
Longhill & Bilton Grange 7506/32845
Drypool 6754/32845
Marfleet 5296/32845
Southcoates 4945/32845
Central 3282/32845
St Andrew's & Docklands (Worst) 2189/32845
Reader Opinion:

Let me introduce everyone to a little town called Hessle

Your Health in Hedon

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

Town Very Bad Bad
East Riding of Yorkshire (Hedon) 1.24% 4.15%
Kingston upon Hull, City of 1.61% 5.48%
East Lindsey 1.86% 6.36%
North East Lincolnshire 1.35% 4.7%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Mid Holderness (Best) 22783/32845
South West Holderness 21167/32845
Sutton 10022/32845
Ings 8332/32845
Drypool 6944/32845
Southcoates 6195/32845
Longhill & Bilton Grange 5296/32845
Marfleet 2548/32845
Central 2257/32845
St Andrew's & Docklands (Worst) 1434/32845
Reader Opinion:

Withernsea – or “Wiv”, as the inbreds call it.

Deprivation in Hedon

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 Hedon. 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
South West Holderness (Best) 19384/32845
Mid Holderness 19337/32845
Sutton 12985/32845
Ings 10433/32845
Drypool 7724/32845
Longhill & Bilton Grange 5602/32845
Southcoates 4953/32845
Central 2052/32845
Marfleet 1299/32845
St Andrew's & Docklands (Worst) 1263/32845

Average rent in Hedon

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Hedon

If you are thinking of moving to Hedon, 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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