Moving to Altrincham, Greater Manchester? What you need to know

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Moving to Altrincham, Greater Manchester - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Altrincham in Greater Manchester? You've found some estate agents and they have told you what you wanted to hear. You've read some speil by a local councillor who says that Altrincham is on the up an up? Now it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Altrincham the land of milk and honey or are Partington, Sale and Stretford a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Altrincham

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of July 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Altrincham. 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.

Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Ashley Heath 2
Hale 0
Dunham Town 0
Timperley 0
Altrincham 0
Broadheath 0
Oldfield Brow 0
Bowgreen 0
Bowdon 0
Brooklands 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Altrincham. These statitics 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 collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Altrincham. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

Ward Average rank in England
St Mary's (Best) 15565/32845
Village 16011/32845
Altrincham 16786/32845
Hale Barns 17362/32845
Ashton upon Mersey 18750/32845
Hale Central 19926/32845
Broadheath 21467/32845
Brooklands 22575/32845
Timperley 24671/32845
Brooklands (Worst) 6108/32845
Reader Opinion:

Sale, Cheshire, a black hole of misery and despair

Your Health in Altrincham

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

Local Authority Very Bad Bad Fair Good Very Good
Manchester 1.72% 5.37% 12.45% 31.69% 48.76%
Wigan 1.49% 5.7% 14.72% 32.7% 45.39%
Stockport 1.21% 4.41% 13.27% 33.27% 47.83%
Trafford (Altrincham) 1.13% 4.09% 12.16% 31.64% 50.97%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Mary's (Best) 16934/32845
Village 17294/32845
Ashton upon Mersey 19334/32845
Broadheath 20486/32845
Hale Barns 22043/32845
Altrincham 22532/32845
Brooklands 23093/32845
Timperley 24082/32845
Hale Central 26975/32845
Brooklands (Worst) 3014/32845
Reader Opinion:

Edgeley: The Land of Hopes and Dreams

Deprivation in Altrincham

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 Altrincham. 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
Village (Best) 19793/32845
St Mary's 20685/32845
Ashton upon Mersey 24517/32845
Hale Barns 24862/32845
Broadheath 25251/32845
Altrincham 26168/32845
Brooklands 28141/32845
Hale Central 29105/32845
Timperley 29484/32845
Brooklands (Worst) 5946/32845

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