Moving to Darsley Park, Tyne and Wear? What you need to know

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Moving to Darsley Park, Tyne and Wear - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Darsley Park in Tyne and Wear? 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 Darsley Park 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 Darsley Park the land of milk and honey or are Little Benton, Longbenton and Wallsend a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Darsley Park

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 Darsley Park. 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
Holy Cross 180
Wallsend 158
Heaton 151
Battle Hill 109
Longbenton 70
Forest Hall 65
Killingworth Moor 63
Killingworth Village 63
Killingworth 53
Palmersville 43

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

Ward Average rank in England
Heaton (Best) 12362/32845
Battle Hill 14597/32845
Benton 14642/32845
Northumberland 15565/32845
Longbenton 17214/32845
Camperdown 19401/32845
Dene & South Gosforth 23117/32845
Manor Park 24062/32845
Wallsend 2864/32845
Walkergate (Worst) 6565/32845
Reader Opinion:

Newcastle, just don't

Your Health in Darsley Park

If you are thinking of moving to Darsley Park, 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 Darsley Park 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
Sunderland 1.99% 6.59% 15.95% 32.87% 42.6%
Newcastle upon Tyne 1.55% 5.28% 13.57% 31.8% 47.8%
North Tyneside (Darsley Park) 1.5% 5.3% 15.02% 33.34% 44.84%
South Tyneside 1.91% 6.34% 16% 32.99% 42.76%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Battle Hill (Best) 11068/32845
Camperdown 11224/32845
Benton 11519/32845
Northumberland 11912/32845
Manor Park 14570/32845
Dene & South Gosforth 20741/32845
Walkergate 3854/32845
Wallsend 6320/32845
Longbenton 7045/32845
Heaton (Worst) 8506/32845
Reader Opinion:

North Shields - Shield yourself at all costs

Deprivation in Darsley Park

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 Darsley Park. 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
Longbenton (Best) 12307/32845
Battle Hill 15247/32845
Camperdown 15349/32845
Northumberland 16367/32845
Benton 16757/32845
Heaton 19230/32845
Manor Park 22204/32845
Dene & South Gosforth 28362/32845
Walkergate 6668/32845
Wallsend (Worst) 7063/32845

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