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

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

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Dukinfield a nice place to live?'' 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 Dukinfield 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 Dukinfield truly a nice place to live, or are Ashton under Lyne, Audenshaw and Stalybridge a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Dukinfield

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Dukinfield. 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.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Ashton-under-Lyne 1
Dukinfield 0
Newton 0
Waterloo 0
Taunton 0
Tame 0
Hooley Hill 0
Audenshaw 0
Crowhill 0
Littlemoss 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Dukinfield. 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 Dukinfield. 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
Hyde Newton 9557/32845
Dukinfield Stalybridge 7876/32845
Hyde Werneth 7798/32845
Audenshaw 7065/32845
Dukinfield 6692/32845
Hyde Godley 6057/32845
St Peter's 5966/32845
Denton North East 5423/32845
Ashton St Michael's (Worst) 2649/32845
Reader Opinion:

Mossley, home of the 'Who's got the most toes competition'

Your Health in Dukinfield

If you are thinking of moving to Dukinfield, 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 Dukinfield compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Manchester 1.72% 5.37%
Tameside (Dukinfield) 1.6% 5.7%
Oldham 1.52% 5.42%
Stockport 1.21% 4.41%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Denton West (Best) 8353/32845
Dukinfield Stalybridge 7968/32845
Denton North East 7758/32845
Hyde Werneth 7477/32845
Audenshaw 7472/32845
Hyde Newton 6733/32845
Dukinfield 5961/32845
Hyde Godley 4910/32845
Ashton St Michael's 4484/32845
St Peter's (Worst) 3130/32845
Reader Opinion:

Stalybridge, sweet innocent kids turned into right little bastards

Deprivation in Dukinfield

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 Dukinfield. 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 West (Best) 14869/32845
Dukinfield Stalybridge 12507/32845
Hyde Werneth 11559/32845
Audenshaw 11233/32845
Hyde Newton 10457/32845
Denton North East 10088/32845
Dukinfield 9297/32845
Ashton St Michael's 6642/32845
Hyde Godley 6562/32845
St Peter's (Worst) 4388/32845

Average rent in Dukinfield

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Dukinfield are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Dukinfield.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Dukinfield

If you are thinking of moving to Dukinfield, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.


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