Is Northallerton, Yorkshire a nice place to live?

Is Northallerton a nice place to live or is Northallerton rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Northallerton 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 Northallerton truly a nice place to live, or are Bedale, Eston and Thirsk a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Northallerton?

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 Northallerton. 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
Brompton 16
Bullamoor 11
Ainderby Steeple 1
Newby Wiske 0
Morton-on-Swale 0
Borrowby 0
Warlaby 0
Crosby Court 0
South Otterington 0
Leake 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Northallerton. 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 Northallerton 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 Tanfield ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Tanfield (Best) 32585/32845
Lower Wensleydale 32454/32845
Morton-on-Swale 31707/32845
Romanby 31447/32845
Bagby & Thorntons 31267/32845
Osmotherley & Swainby 30884/32845
Bedale 30757/32845
Thirsk 26857/32845
Northallerton South 26094/32845
Northallerton North & Brompton (Worst) 20273/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bedale is the red and grey brick cyst on the face of the otherwise picturesque Yorkshire dales

Your Health in Northallerton

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Stockton-on-Tees 1.48% 4.85%
Hambleton (Northallerton) 0.97% 3.33%
Ryedale 1.05% 3.57%
Richmondshire 0.76% 2.93%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Osmotherley & Swainby (Best) 31465/32845
Bagby & Thorntons 30994/32845
Lower Wensleydale 29899/32845
Tanfield 29602/32845
Morton-on-Swale 28194/32845
Romanby 26666/32845
Bedale 25567/32845
Thirsk 24403/32845
Northallerton South 19897/32845
Northallerton North & Brompton (Worst) 15596/32845
Reader Opinion:

Loftus, most families seem to be related and interbred

Deprivation in Northallerton

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 Northallerton. 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
Romanby (Best) 29323/32845
Bedale 25497/32845
Lower Wensleydale 23274/32845
Osmotherley & Swainby 22840/32845
Tanfield 22795/32845
Morton-on-Swale 22058/32845
Northallerton South 21724/32845
Thirsk 21406/32845
Bagby & Thorntons 18362/32845
Northallerton North & Brompton (Worst) 15344/32845

Average rent in Northallerton

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Northallerton

If you are thinking of moving to Northallerton, 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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