Moving to Bingley, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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

So you are thinking of moving to Bingley 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 Bingley 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 Bingley the land of milk and honey or are Baildon, Denholme and Shipley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Bingley

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 Bingley. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Baildon Green 102
Saltaire 47
Crow Nest 43
Bingley 43
Crossflatts 38
Beck Foot 24
Peas Acre 15
Cross Gates 8
Harden 1
Moor Edge 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Baildon (Best) 12515/32845
Bingley 12513/32845
Worth Valley 10770/32845
Bingley Rural 10011/32845
Keighley East 9670/32845
Keighley Central 7012/32845
Toller 6799/32845
Shipley 5277/32845
Thornton and Allerton 4122/32845
Heaton (Worst) 4084/32845
Reader Opinion:

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

Your Health in Bingley

If you are thinking of moving to Bingley, 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 Bingley 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 (Bingley) 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 Bingley. 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 Bingley. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
Baildon (Best) 14903/32845
Bingley 14221/32845
Bingley Rural 14145/32845
Worth Valley 13472/32845
Keighley East 9179/32845
Thornton and Allerton 8943/32845
Shipley 8409/32845
Heaton 7856/32845
Toller 5610/32845
Keighley Central (Worst) 3991/32845
Reader Opinion:

Keighley: a portrait of a town at its very worst

Deprivation in Bingley

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 Bingley. 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
Baildon (Best) 20671/32845
Bingley 19126/32845
Bingley Rural 18930/32845
Worth Valley 18394/32845
Keighley East 10980/32845
Shipley 10836/32845
Thornton and Allerton 9200/32845
Heaton 6768/32845
Keighley Central 3928/32845
Toller (Worst) 3425/32845

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