Is Windy Nook, Tyne and Wear a nice place to live?

Is Windy Nook a nice place to live or is Windy Nook rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Windy Nook 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 Windy Nook truly a nice place to live, or are Gateshead, Low Fell and Sheriff Hill a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Windy Nook?

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 Windy Nook. 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
Felling Shore 159
Carr Hill 139
Saltwell 114
Felling 113
Old Fold 109
Heworth 106
Sheriff Hill 97
Pelaw 91
Beacon Lough 89
Wardley 75

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Windy Nook. 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 Windy Nook 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 Pelaw and Heworth ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Pelaw and Heworth (Best) 14098/32845
Low Fell 13840/32845
Chowdene 10389/32845
Lobley Hill and Bensham 9175/32845
High Fell 7498/32845
Windy Nook and Whitehills 6215/32845
Bridges 3074/32845
Felling 2778/32845
Saltwell 2255/32845
Deckham (Worst) 2036/32845
Reader Opinion:

Hedworth or 'Badwaff' as the Jarrow locals call it

Your Health in Windy Nook

If you are thinking of moving to Windy Nook, 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 Windy Nook 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%
South Tyneside 1.91% 6.34%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Low Fell (Best) 14232/32845
Pelaw and Heworth 6184/32845
Chowdene 5382/32845
Saltwell 4729/32845
Windy Nook and Whitehills 4568/32845
Lobley Hill and Bensham 4131/32845
Deckham 3920/32845
High Fell 3635/32845
Bridges 2716/32845
Felling (Worst) 1765/32845
Reader Opinion:

Gateshead hosts some of the finest run down council estates in the NE

Deprivation in Windy Nook

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 Windy Nook. 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
Low Fell (Best) 22251/32845
Pelaw and Heworth 12970/32845
Chowdene 10911/32845
Lobley Hill and Bensham 7838/32845
Windy Nook and Whitehills 7258/32845
High Fell 7013/32845
Saltwell 6332/32845
Deckham 5884/32845
Bridges 4949/32845
Felling (Worst) 2334/32845

Average rent in Windy Nook

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Windy Nook

If you are thinking of moving to Windy Nook, 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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