Is Ryton, Tyne and Wear a nice place to live?

Is Ryton a nice place to live or is Ryton rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Ryton 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 Ryton truly a nice place to live, or are Prudhoe, Blaydon on tyne and Dunston a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Ryton?

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 Ryton. 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
Path Head 48
Newburn 41
Tyne 36
Ryton 24
Crookhill 21
Bar Moor 15
Clara Vale 12
Crawcrook 10
Blaydon Burn 8
Bank Top 7

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Ryton. 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 Ryton 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 Ponteland South with Heddon ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Ponteland South with Heddon (Best) 31196/32845
Ponteland West 30697/32845
Prudhoe North 23727/32845
Chapel 23554/32845
Crawcrook and Greenside 20859/32845
Ryton, Crookhill and Stella 19298/32845
Blaydon 13487/32845
Lemington 10591/32845
West Fenham 7177/32845
Benwell & Scotswood (Worst) 6131/32845

Your Health in Ryton

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Sunderland 1.99% 6.59%
Newcastle upon Tyne 1.55% 5.28%
North Tyneside 1.5% 5.3%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ponteland South with Heddon (Best) 26952/32845
Ponteland West 26251/32845
Prudhoe North 16015/32845
Chapel 14607/32845
Crawcrook and Greenside 12763/32845
Ryton, Crookhill and Stella 12676/32845
Blaydon 7424/32845
Benwell & Scotswood 6718/32845
Lemington 6682/32845
West Fenham (Worst) 6036/32845

Deprivation in Ryton

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 Ryton. 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
Ponteland South with Heddon (Best) 31205/32845
Ponteland West 25988/32845
Chapel 25292/32845
Prudhoe North 20918/32845
Crawcrook and Greenside 20144/32845
Ryton, Crookhill and Stella 19235/32845
Blaydon 12871/32845
Lemington 10168/32845
West Fenham 9043/32845
Benwell & Scotswood (Worst) 7542/32845

Average rent in Ryton

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Ryton

If you are thinking of moving to Ryton, 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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