Moving to Grassington, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Grassington, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Grassington 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 Grassington 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 Grassington the land of milk and honey or are Pateley Bridge, Skipton and Silsden a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Grassington

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 Grassington. 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
Stirton 14
Embsay 6
Grassington 2
Gargrave 0
Storiths 0
Malham 0
Hebden 0
Eshton 0
Hanlith 0
Bell Busk 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Skipton South (Best) 15129/32845
Skipton North 24486/32845
Skipton West 25379/32845
Washburn 27489/32845
Embsay-with-Eastby 28393/32845
Gargrave and Malhamdale 29431/32845
Skipton East 30963/32845
Barden Fell 31475/32845
Grassington 32428/32845
Upper Wharfedale (Worst) 32652/32845
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Your Health in Grassington

If you are thinking of moving to Grassington, 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 Grassington 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
Burnley 1.73% 5.99% 15.72% 33.64% 42.93%
Pendle 1.46% 5.5% 15.01% 34.46% 43.56%
Harrogate 0.82% 2.98% 11.8% 33.77% 50.63%
Craven (Grassington) 0.93% 3.56% 13.33% 34.56% 47.62%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Skipton South (Best) 10753/32845
Skipton West 15998/32845
Skipton East 23105/32845
Upper Wharfedale 25900/32845
Gargrave and Malhamdale 26289/32845
Grassington 27596/32845
Skipton North 27732/32845
Embsay-with-Eastby 28765/32845
Barden Fell 29775/32845
Washburn (Worst) 30711/32845
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Deprivation in Grassington

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 Grassington. 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
Skipton West (Best) 14262/32845
Barden Fell 18172/32845
Washburn 18786/32845
Gargrave and Malhamdale 21497/32845
Upper Wharfedale 21783/32845
Skipton East 27339/32845
Grassington 29144/32845
Skipton North 29886/32845
Embsay-with-Eastby 31553/32845
Skipton South (Worst) 9735/32845

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