Moving to Blaydon on tyne, Tyne and Wear? What you need to know

Moving to Blaydon on tyne, Tyne and Wear - What you need to know
Moving to Blaydon on tyne, Tyne and Wear - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Blaydon on tyne 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 Blaydon on tyne 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 Blaydon on tyne truly a nice place to live, or are Dunston, Newcastle upon Tyne and Ryton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Blaydon on tyne

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 Blaydon on tyne. 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
Bell’s Close 49
Path Head 34
Newburn 31
Tyne 28
Blaydon Haughs 27
Blaydon 22
Crookhill 22
Ryton 20
Axwell Park 17
Blaydon Burn 6

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

Ward Average rank in England
Chapel (Best) 23554/32845
Whickham North 21032/32845
Crawcrook and Greenside 20859/32845
Ryton, Crookhill and Stella 19298/32845
Dunston Hill and Whickham East 15681/32845
Blaydon 13487/32845
Lemington 10591/32845
Denton & Westerhope 10294/32845
West Fenham 7177/32845
Benwell & Scotswood (Worst) 6131/32845
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Your Health in Blaydon on tyne

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Sunderland 1.99% 6.59%
Newcastle upon Tyne 1.55% 5.28%
North Tyneside 1.5% 5.3%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Chapel (Best) 14607/32845
Crawcrook and Greenside 12763/32845
Ryton, Crookhill and Stella 12676/32845
Whickham North 10336/32845
Dunston Hill and Whickham East 8610/32845
Blaydon 7424/32845
Denton & Westerhope 7008/32845
Benwell & Scotswood 6718/32845
Lemington 6682/32845
West Fenham (Worst) 6036/32845
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Deprivation in Blaydon on tyne

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 Blaydon on tyne. 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
Chapel (Best) 25292/32845
Crawcrook and Greenside 20144/32845
Whickham North 20046/32845
Ryton, Crookhill and Stella 19235/32845
Dunston Hill and Whickham East 15069/32845
Blaydon 12871/32845
Denton & Westerhope 10985/32845
Lemington 10168/32845
West Fenham 9043/32845
Benwell & Scotswood (Worst) 7542/32845

Average rent in Blaydon on tyne

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Blaydon on tyne

If you are thinking of moving to Blaydon on tyne, 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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