Moving to Bridlington, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Bridlington 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 Bridlington 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 Bridlington truly a nice place to live, or are Driffield, Hornsea and Filey a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Bridlington

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 Bridlington. 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
Bessingby 1
Bridlington 0
Marton 0
The Crofts 0
Speeton 0
Rudston 0
Lissett 0
Ulrome 0
Boynton 0
Reighton 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sherburn (Best) 31568/32845
Seamer 30855/32845
Cayton 29781/32845
Driffield and Rural 25903/32845
East Wolds and Coastal 25466/32845
Hunmanby 21734/32845
Filey 21501/32845
Bridlington North 21467/32845
Bridlington Central and Old Town 11808/32845
Bridlington South (Worst) 4638/32845
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Your Health in Bridlington

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

Town Very Bad Bad
East Riding of Yorkshire (Bridlington) 1.24% 4.15%
Kingston upon Hull, City of 1.61% 5.48%
North East Lincolnshire 1.35% 4.7%
York 0.92% 3.22%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sherburn (Best) 21869/32845
East Wolds and Coastal 21767/32845
Driffield and Rural 19744/32845
Seamer 15416/32845
Bridlington North 14672/32845
Hunmanby 12736/32845
Cayton 12484/32845
Bridlington Central and Old Town 10826/32845
Filey 9541/32845
Bridlington South (Worst) 6431/32845
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Deprivation in Bridlington

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 Bridlington. 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
Seamer (Best) 22836/32845
Driffield and Rural 19842/32845
Cayton 19315/32845
East Wolds and Coastal 18578/32845
Bridlington North 16688/32845
Sherburn 15462/32845
Hunmanby 13969/32845
Filey 10431/32845
Bridlington Central and Old Town 9150/32845
Bridlington South (Worst) 5485/32845

Average rent in Bridlington

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Bridlington

If you are thinking of moving to Bridlington, 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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