Moving to Chadderton, Greater Manchester? What you need to know

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Moving to Chadderton, Greater Manchester - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Chadderton in Greater Manchester? 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 Chadderton 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 Chadderton the land of milk and honey or are Middleton, Oldham and Royton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Chadderton

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 Chadderton. 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
Busk 2
Low Common 1
Holden Fold 0
Royton 0
Haggate 0
Healds Green 0
Long Sight 0
Stake Hill 0
Moorclose 0
Acre 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Chadderton Central (Best) 12516/32845
Coldhurst 3312/32845
St Mary's 4037/32845
Werneth 4244/32845
Medlock Vale 4319/32845
Castleton 5278/32845
Hopwood Hall 5509/32845
Royton North 6310/32845
Royton South 6710/32845
Chadderton North (Worst) 6851/32845
Reader Opinion:

Middleton: The Gammon-filled Place Where Dreams Come to Die

Your Health in Chadderton

If you are thinking of moving to Chadderton, 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 Chadderton 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
Manchester 1.72% 5.37% 12.45% 31.69% 48.76%
Rochdale 1.68% 5.88% 14.79% 33.14% 44.51%
Tameside 1.6% 5.7% 15.05% 33.7% 43.96%
Oldham (Chadderton) 1.52% 5.42% 14.57% 33.34% 45.14%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Royton North (Best) 10455/32845
Chadderton Central 11179/32845
Chadderton North 12131/32845
St Mary's 4168/32845
Medlock Vale 4932/32845
Castleton 5334/32845
Coldhurst 5913/32845
Werneth 6707/32845
Hopwood Hall 8024/32845
Royton South (Worst) 9549/32845
Reader Opinion:

Shaw, as annoying as an improperly wiped backside

Deprivation in Chadderton

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 Chadderton. 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
Royton South (Best) 13484/32845
Royton North 15091/32845
Chadderton Central 15200/32845
Chadderton North 15979/32845
St Mary's 2136/32845
Coldhurst 4059/32845
Werneth 4337/32845
Medlock Vale 4478/32845
Castleton 8507/32845
Hopwood Hall (Worst) 9747/32845

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