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

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

So you are thinking of moving to Denton 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 Denton 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 Denton the land of milk and honey or are Audenshaw, Dukinfield and Hyde a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Denton

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 Denton. 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
Castle Hill 3
Fairfield 1
Dane Bank 1
Newton 0
Manchester and Ashton Canal 0
Audenshaw Reservoirs 0
Audenshaw 0
Hooley Hill 0
Tame 0
Dukinfield 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Denton West (Best) 13215/32845
Denton North East 5423/32845
St Peter's 5966/32845
Hyde Godley 6057/32845
Dukinfield 6692/32845
Audenshaw 7065/32845
Denton South 7572/32845
Hyde Werneth 7798/32845
Bredbury and Woodley 9150/32845
Hyde Newton (Worst) 9557/32845
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Your Health in Denton

If you are thinking of moving to Denton, 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 Denton 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%
Tameside (Denton) 1.6% 5.7% 15.05% 33.7% 43.96%
Oldham 1.52% 5.42% 14.57% 33.34% 45.14%
Stockport 1.21% 4.41% 13.27% 33.27% 47.83%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bredbury and Woodley (Best) 10027/32845
St Peter's 3130/32845
Hyde Godley 4910/32845
Denton South 5112/32845
Dukinfield 5961/32845
Hyde Newton 6733/32845
Audenshaw 7472/32845
Hyde Werneth 7477/32845
Denton North East 7758/32845
Denton West (Worst) 8353/32845
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Deprivation in Denton

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 Denton. 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
Denton North East (Best) 10088/32845
Hyde Newton 10457/32845
Audenshaw 11233/32845
Hyde Werneth 11559/32845
Bredbury and Woodley 13999/32845
Denton West 14869/32845
St Peter's 4388/32845
Hyde Godley 6562/32845
Denton South 7566/32845
Dukinfield (Worst) 9297/32845

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