Moving to Hadfield, Derbyshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Hadfield, Derbyshire - What you need to know
Moving to Hadfield, Derbyshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Hadfield in Derbyshire? 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 Hadfield 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 Hadfield the land of milk and honey or are Glossop, Hyde and Stalybridge a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Hadfield

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 Hadfield. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Hadfield 42
Padfield 41
Brookfield 38
Tintwistle 31
Higher Dinting 27
Old Glossop 20
Hollingworth 13
Hobroyd 10
Warhill 2
Landslow Green 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Simmondley (Best) 30956/32845
Old Glossop 28198/32845
Dinting 27799/32845
Hadfield South 27167/32845
Hadfield North 26372/32845
Padfield 24846/32845
Gamesley 24202/32845
St John's 21298/32845
Tintwistle 18340/32845
Longdendale (Worst) 8084/32845
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Your Health in Hadfield

If you are thinking of moving to Hadfield, 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 Hadfield 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
Tameside 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%
High Peak (Hadfield) 1.12% 4.07% 13.21% 34.08% 47.51%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Simmondley (Best) 21786/32845
Old Glossop 19334/32845
Dinting 18881/32845
St John's 18395/32845
Padfield 16082/32845
Tintwistle 15283/32845
Hadfield South 14962/32845
Hadfield North 12605/32845
Longdendale 5910/32845
Gamesley (Worst) 2305/32845
Reader Opinion:

Ashton under lyne, into the mouth of madness and straight out of the other end

Deprivation in Hadfield

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 Hadfield. 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
Simmondley (Best) 30158/32845
St John's 25216/32845
Dinting 25196/32845
Old Glossop 24101/32845
Hadfield South 21851/32845
Padfield 19106/32845
Tintwistle 15518/32845
Hadfield North 13154/32845
Longdendale 9289/32845
Gamesley (Worst) 1825/32845

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