Moving to Bakewell, Derbyshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Bakewell, Derbyshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Bakewell in Derbyshire? 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 Bakewell 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 Bakewell the land of milk and honey or are Darley Dale, Dronfield Woodhouse and Matlock a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Bakewell

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 Bakewell. 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
Bakewell 3
Rowsley 3
Beeley 3
Bubnell 0
Hassop 0
Rowland 0
Ashford in the Water 0
Great Longstone 0
Calton Lees 0
Little Longstone 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bakewell (Best) 28877/32845
Lathkill and Bradford 29993/32845
Darley Dale 30348/32845
Hartington and Taddington 30785/32845
Calver 32004/32845
Bradwell 32069/32845
Stanton 32133/32845
Chatsworth 32138/32845
Litton and Longstone 32330/32845
Winster and South Darley (Worst) 32755/32845
Reader Opinion:

Matlock: arcades, cafes, chippys, and bikers coming out of our ears

Your Health in Bakewell

If you are thinking of moving to Bakewell, 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 Bakewell 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
Sheffield 1.39% 4.83% 13.7% 33.35% 46.73%
Chesterfield 1.64% 5.98% 16.36% 34.32% 41.69%
North East Derbyshire 1.52% 5.37% 15.89% 34.26% 42.95%
Derbyshire Dales (Bakewell) 1.06% 3.48% 13.66% 34.71% 47.09%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Darley Dale (Best) 20366/32845
Winster and South Darley 21896/32845
Bakewell 21935/32845
Lathkill and Bradford 24181/32845
Stanton 27396/32845
Bradwell 27841/32845
Hartington and Taddington 28303/32845
Chatsworth 28873/32845
Litton and Longstone 29543/32845
Calver (Worst) 30202/32845
Reader Opinion:

Keighley a.k.a K-towwwwn

Deprivation in Bakewell

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 Bakewell. 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
Hartington and Taddington (Best) 15726/32845
Lathkill and Bradford 19962/32845
Stanton 23247/32845
Darley Dale 24115/32845
Bakewell 25231/32845
Bradwell 26736/32845
Winster and South Darley 27120/32845
Litton and Longstone 27415/32845
Calver 31138/32845
Chatsworth (Worst) 31173/32845

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