Moving to Grangetown, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Grangetown, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Grangetown in Yorkshire? 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 Grangetown 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 Grangetown the land of milk and honey or are Seaham, Houghton le Spring and Sunderland a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Grangetown

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 Grangetown. 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
Ayres Quay 237
Bishopwearmouth 237
Monkwearmouth 220
Millfield 195
Hendon 107
New Silksworth 68
Ryhope Colliery 64
Grangetown 61
Tunstall 58
Ryhope 42

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ryhope (Best) 10954/32845
St Peter's 12230/32845
Silksworth 12909/32845
St Chad's 14184/32845
Doxford 22070/32845
Hendon 2362/32845
Millfield 2852/32845
Pallion 7860/32845
St Michael's 8162/32845
Barnes (Worst) 9425/32845
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Your Health in Grangetown

If you are thinking of moving to Grangetown, 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 Grangetown 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
County Durham 1.82% 6.35% 16.06% 33.43% 42.35%
Sunderland (Grangetown) 1.99% 6.59% 15.95% 32.87% 42.6%
South Tyneside 1.91% 6.34% 16% 32.99% 42.76%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Doxford (Best) 10791/32845
Hendon 2940/32845
Pallion 5306/32845
Ryhope 5952/32845
Millfield 6400/32845
Silksworth 7847/32845
St Chad's 8162/32845
Barnes 8887/32845
St Michael's 8948/32845
St Peter's (Worst) 9477/32845
Reader Opinion:

Loftus, most families seem to be related and interbred

Deprivation in Grangetown

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 Grangetown. 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
Silksworth (Best) 12006/32845
St Chad's 12248/32845
Barnes 13813/32845
St Michael's 13869/32845
St Peter's 16657/32845
Doxford 17140/32845
Hendon 4524/32845
Pallion 8013/32845
Millfield 9153/32845
Ryhope (Worst) 9909/32845

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  1. Loftus, most families seem to be related and interbred

    Loftus, most families seem to be related and interbred