Moving to Brighouse, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Brighouse, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Brighouse 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 Brighouse 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 Brighouse the land of milk and honey or are Cleckheaton, Elland and Halifax a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Brighouse

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Brighouse. 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
Bailiff Bridge 77
Brighouse 64
Birkhouse 62
Brookfoot 60
Toothill 48
Cromwell Bottom 44
Rastrick 42
Hartshead Moor Side 35
Red Beck 32
Hartshead Moor Top 27

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

Ward Average rank in England
Elland (Best) 10363/32845
Rastrick 11117/32845
Hipperholme and Lightcliffe 13961/32845
Wyke 3820/32845
Greenhead 5452/32845
Town 6583/32845
Cleckheaton 8786/32845
Ashbrow 9024/32845
Brighouse 9287/32845
Liversedge and Gomersal (Worst) 9924/32845
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Your Health in Brighouse

If you are thinking of moving to Brighouse, 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 Brighouse 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 1.33% 4.55% 13.7% 35.61% 44.81%
Kirklees 1.25% 4.5% 13.74% 34.97% 45.53%
Calderdale (Brighouse) 1.15% 4.38% 13.78% 34.35% 46.34%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Greenhead (Best) 11091/32845
Ashbrow 11274/32845
Elland 11383/32845
Rastrick 13538/32845
Brighouse 13746/32845
Liversedge and Gomersal 14376/32845
Cleckheaton 15309/32845
Hipperholme and Lightcliffe 17753/32845
Town 8312/32845
Wyke (Worst) 8956/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Brighouse

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 Brighouse. 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
Elland (Best) 12062/32845
Brighouse 14450/32845
Cleckheaton 14472/32845
Liversedge and Gomersal 14639/32845
Rastrick 15445/32845
Hipperholme and Lightcliffe 20052/32845
Town 7633/32845
Wyke 9339/32845
Ashbrow 9472/32845
Greenhead (Worst) 9925/32845

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