Is Baildon, Yorkshire a nice place to live?

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Moving to Baildon, Yorkshire - What you need to know
Moving to Baildon, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Baildon a nice place to live?'' 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 Baildon 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 Baildon truly a nice place to live, or are Bingley, Guiseley and Shipley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Baildon

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Baildon. 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
Idle Moor 166
Shipley 128
Charlestown 125
Baildon Green 102
Thackley End 96
Thackley 96
Baildon 80
Tarn 48
Tong Park 48
Esholt 7

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

Ward Average rank in England
Horsforth (Best) 16040/32845
Guiseley & Rawdon 15378/32845
Baildon 12515/32845
Bingley 12513/32845
Calverley & Farsley 12055/32845
Shipley 5277/32845
Idle and Thackley 4596/32845
Windhill and Wrose 4224/32845
Heaton 4084/32845
Eccleshill (Worst) 797/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Your Health in Baildon

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Leeds 1.22% 4.19%
Bradford (Baildon) 1.33% 4.55%
Kirklees 1.25% 4.5%
Calderdale 1.15% 4.38%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Horsforth (Best) 18694/32845
Guiseley & Rawdon 17132/32845
Baildon 14903/32845
Calverley & Farsley 14518/32845
Bingley 14221/32845
Idle and Thackley 13174/32845
Windhill and Wrose 9661/32845
Shipley 8409/32845
Heaton 7856/32845
Eccleshill (Worst) 6810/32845
Reader Opinion:

Keighley: one of the most backward towns, I have ever encountered

Deprivation in Baildon

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 Baildon. 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
Horsforth (Best) 23434/32845
Guiseley & Rawdon 21405/32845
Baildon 20671/32845
Bingley 19126/32845
Calverley & Farsley 17680/32845
Idle and Thackley 16393/32845
Shipley 10836/32845
Windhill and Wrose 9962/32845
Heaton 6768/32845
Eccleshill (Worst) 5087/32845

Average rent in Baildon

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Baildon

If you are thinking of moving to Baildon, 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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