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

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

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Eccles 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 Eccles 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 Eccles truly a nice place to live, or are Salford, Swinton and Worsley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Eccles

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 Eccles. 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
Eccles 1
Dales Brow 1
Monton 1
Patricroft 1
Little Bolton 1
Swinton Park 1
Barton upon Irwell 1
Broadoak Park 0
Irlams o’ th’ Height 0
Dumplington 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Davyhulme East (Best) 20568/32845
Claremont 14122/32845
Worsley 11986/32845
Weaste and Seedley 9959/32845
Swinton South 9143/32845
Winton 7297/32845
Pendlebury 7220/32845
Eccles 6921/32845
Barton 5280/32845
Irwell Riverside (Worst) 2779/32845
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Your Health in Eccles

If you are thinking of moving to Eccles, 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 Eccles 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%
Wigan 1.49% 5.7%
Salford (Eccles) 1.7% 5.87%
Trafford 1.13% 4.09%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Davyhulme East (Best) 15560/32845
Worsley 15547/32845
Swinton South 8148/32845
Claremont 7430/32845
Eccles 7422/32845
Winton 5162/32845
Pendlebury 4813/32845
Weaste and Seedley 3736/32845
Irwell Riverside 2768/32845
Barton (Worst) 2087/32845
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Deprivation in Eccles

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 Eccles. 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
Worsley (Best) 23744/32845
Davyhulme East 21189/32845
Claremont 14814/32845
Swinton South 13090/32845
Eccles 11471/32845
Pendlebury 8537/32845
Weaste and Seedley 7957/32845
Winton 7715/32845
Irwell Riverside 5648/32845
Barton (Worst) 4101/32845

Average rent in Eccles

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Eccles 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 Eccles.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Eccles

If you are thinking of moving to Eccles, 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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