Is Market Weighton, Yorkshire a nice place to live?

Is Market Weighton a nice place to live or is Market Weighton rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Market Weighton 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 Market Weighton truly a nice place to live, or are Beverley, Pocklington and South Cave a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Market Weighton?

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 Market Weighton. 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
Market Weighton 22
Goodmanham 9
Holme-on-Spalding-Moor 7
Little End 7
Sand Hole 5
Moor End 5
Shiptonthorpe 1
North Newbald 1
Harswell 1
Sancton 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Market Weighton. 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 Market Weighton 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 Escrick ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Escrick (Best) 32281/32845
Wolds Weighton 29061/32845
Howden 28811/32845
Dale 28382/32845
Willerby and Kirk Ella 25597/32845
St Mary's 24805/32845
Goole North 23537/32845
Minster and Woodmansey 20166/32845
Cottingham North 18356/32845
Cottingham South (Worst) 12591/32845
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Your Health in Market Weighton

If you are thinking of moving to Market Weighton, 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 Market Weighton 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 (Market Weighton) 1.24% 4.15%
Kingston upon Hull, City of 1.61% 5.48%
York 0.92% 3.22%
Selby 0.97% 3.6%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Dale (Best) 27422/32845
Wolds Weighton 26706/32845
Willerby and Kirk Ella 26698/32845
Escrick 26254/32845
Howden 26126/32845
Cottingham North 25149/32845
St Mary's 25028/32845
Minster and Woodmansey 22830/32845
Goole North 21688/32845
Cottingham South (Worst) 20331/32845
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Deprivation in Market Weighton

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 Market Weighton. 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
Willerby and Kirk Ella (Best) 29504/32845
Dale 29031/32845
St Mary's 26408/32845
Cottingham North 26194/32845
Escrick 25439/32845
Howden 24811/32845
Wolds Weighton 22562/32845
Minster and Woodmansey 21219/32845
Cottingham South 19409/32845
Goole North (Worst) 19289/32845

Average rent in Market Weighton

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Market Weighton

If you are thinking of moving to Market Weighton, 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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