Is Pocklington, Yorkshire a nice place to live?

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

What are the crime levels like in Pocklington?

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 Pocklington. 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
Pocklington 27
Full Sutton 4
Barmby Moor 2
Shiptonthorpe 1
Fangfoss 0
Allerthorpe 0
Millington 0
Gowthorpe 0
Youlthorpe 0
Painsthorpe 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Pocklington. 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 Pocklington 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 Ryedale South West ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Ryedale South West (Best) 32720/32845
Escrick 32281/32845
Wheldrake 31959/32845
Fulford & Heslington 31840/32845
Heworth Without 30844/32845
Osbaldwick & Derwent 30804/32845
Pocklington Provincial 29442/32845
Wolds Weighton 29061/32845
Hull Road 26064/32845
Heworth (Worst) 22597/32845
Reader Opinion:

To the residents of York that can read

Your Health in Pocklington

If you are thinking of moving to Pocklington, 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 Pocklington 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 (Pocklington) 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 Pocklington. 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 Pocklington. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
Fulford & Heslington (Best) 28374/32845
Wheldrake 28042/32845
Ryedale South West 27026/32845
Wolds Weighton 26706/32845
Osbaldwick & Derwent 26481/32845
Escrick 26254/32845
Pocklington Provincial 24820/32845
Heworth Without 24417/32845
Hull Road 19361/32845
Heworth (Worst) 16647/32845
Reader Opinion:

York - a top league hole

Deprivation in Pocklington

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 Pocklington. 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
Heworth Without (Best) 30734/32845
Fulford & Heslington 30638/32845
Wheldrake 30386/32845
Osbaldwick & Derwent 28698/32845
Pocklington Provincial 27682/32845
Escrick 25439/32845
Hull Road 23361/32845
Wolds Weighton 22562/32845
Heworth 20350/32845
Ryedale South West (Worst) 18689/32845

Average rent in Pocklington

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Pocklington

If you are thinking of moving to Pocklington, 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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