Moving to Baildon, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Baildon, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Baildon in Yorkshire? 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 the land of milk and honey 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 July 2020 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.

Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Idle Moor 176
Charlestown 150
Shipley 133
Thackley End 106
Thackley 106
Baildon Green 103
Baildon 96
Tarn 74
Tong Park 74
Esholt 3

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

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

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;

Local Authority Very Bad Bad Fair Good Very Good
Leeds 1.22% 4.19% 12.71% 33.8% 48.08%
Bradford (Baildon) 1.33% 4.55% 13.7% 35.61% 44.81%
Kirklees 1.25% 4.5% 13.74% 34.97% 45.53%
Calderdale 1.15% 4.38% 13.78% 34.35% 46.34%

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

Keighley: the most depressing and dull place I've 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
Shipley (Best) 10836/32845
Idle and Thackley 16393/32845
Calverley & Farsley 17680/32845
Bingley 19126/32845
Baildon 20671/32845
Guiseley & Rawdon 21405/32845
Horsforth 23434/32845
Eccleshill 5087/32845
Heaton 6768/32845
Windhill and Wrose (Worst) 9962/32845

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