Moving to Darley Dale, Derbyshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Darley Dale, Derbyshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Darley Dale in Derbyshire? 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 Darley Dale 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 Darley Dale the land of milk and honey or are Bakewell, Matlock and Wirksworth a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Darley Dale

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 Darley Dale. 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
Matlock Bank 22
Farley 22
Upper Hackney 22
Northwood 9
Two Dales 7
Churchtown 6
Fallinge 3
Rowsley 3
Pilhough 1
Oker 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Carsington Water (Best) 24179/32845
Matlock St Giles 25195/32845
Masson 26741/32845
Bakewell 28877/32845
Matlock All Saints 29850/32845
Ashover 30229/32845
Darley Dale 30348/32845
Stanton 32133/32845
Chatsworth 32138/32845
Winster and South Darley (Worst) 32755/32845
Reader Opinion:

Matlock: arcades, cafes, chippys, and bikers coming out of our ears

Your Health in Darley Dale

If you are thinking of moving to Darley Dale, 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 Darley Dale 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
Ashfield 1.5% 5.66% 16.31% 34.48% 42.05%
North East Derbyshire 1.52% 5.37% 15.89% 34.26% 42.95%
Bolsover 1.83% 6.79% 17.09% 33.51% 40.77%
Derbyshire Dales (Darley Dale) 1.06% 3.48% 13.66% 34.71% 47.09%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Matlock St Giles (Best) 16716/32845
Matlock All Saints 17419/32845
Masson 19894/32845
Darley Dale 20366/32845
Winster and South Darley 21896/32845
Bakewell 21935/32845
Ashover 24072/32845
Stanton 27396/32845
Carsington Water 28659/32845
Chatsworth (Worst) 28873/32845
Reader Opinion:

Wirksworth where breeding outside of your own family is frowned up

Deprivation in Darley Dale

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 Darley Dale. 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
Carsington Water (Best) 15024/32845
Masson 18618/32845
Matlock St Giles 18876/32845
Ashover 21554/32845
Stanton 23247/32845
Darley Dale 24115/32845
Matlock All Saints 24261/32845
Bakewell 25231/32845
Winster and South Darley 27120/32845
Chatsworth (Worst) 31173/32845

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