Moving to Halewood, Merseyside? What you need to know

Moving to Halewood, Merseyside - What you need to know
Moving to Halewood, Merseyside - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Halewood 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 Halewood 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 Halewood truly a nice place to live, or are Huyton, Rainhill and Whiston a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Halewood

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 Halewood. 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
Halewood 61
Netherley 54
Speke 53
Gateacre 49
Cronton 48
Town End 48
Belle Vale 32
Hale 16
Hale Bank 14
Tarbock Green 5

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

Ward Average rank in England
Birchfield (Best) 22997/32845
Halewood North 16272/32845
Halewood South 15419/32845
Whiston and Cronton 14963/32845
St Gabriels 14335/32845
Roby 12958/32845
Hale 12858/32845
Ditton 12411/32845
Hough Green 9936/32845
Broadheath (Worst) 8045/32845

Your Health in Halewood

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Liverpool 2.08% 6.68%
Knowsley (Halewood) 2.18% 7.29%
St. Helens 1.79% 6.48%
Halton 1.7% 6.15%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Birchfield (Best) 20611/32845
Hale 11660/32845
Halewood North 8175/32845
Roby 6842/32845
Ditton 6328/32845
Halewood South 5868/32845
Whiston and Cronton 5457/32845
Broadheath 4522/32845
Hough Green 4455/32845
St Gabriels (Worst) 3393/32845

Deprivation in Halewood

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 Halewood. 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
Birchfield (Best) 28983/32845
Hale 19132/32845
Roby 14489/32845
Halewood North 13231/32845
Ditton 10381/32845
Whiston and Cronton 9532/32845
Hough Green 9347/32845
Halewood South 9144/32845
Broadheath 7787/32845
St Gabriels (Worst) 6539/32845

Average rent in Halewood

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Halewood

If you are thinking of moving to Halewood, 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.


Top 50 worst places to live in England 2022 as voted for by you