Moving to Haltwhistle, Northumberland? What you need to know

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Moving to Haltwhistle, Northumberland - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Haltwhistle in Northumberland? 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 Haltwhistle 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 Haltwhistle the land of milk and honey or are Alston, Corbridge and Hexham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Haltwhistle

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 Haltwhistle. 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
Haltwhistle 13
Plenmeller 12
Bardon Mill 1
Birkshaw 1
Redburn 1
Tow House 1
Henshaw 1
Blenkinsopp Hall 0
Halton Lea Gate 0
Bearsbridge 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hexham East (Best) 19722/32845
Alston Moor 21786/32845
Hexham Central with Acomb 22550/32845
Haltwhistle 24819/32845
Hexham West 24993/32845
Longtown & the Border 26788/32845
Haydon and Hadrian 27663/32845
Brampton & Fellside 27935/32845
Bellingham 30264/32845
Wetheral & Corby (Worst) 31154/32845

Your Health in Haltwhistle

If you are thinking of moving to Haltwhistle, 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 Haltwhistle 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
Carlisle 1.34% 4.62% 13.98% 34.87% 45.19%
Eden 0.9% 3.57% 13.69% 35.78% 46.06%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Haltwhistle (Best) 13507/32845
Longtown & the Border 15733/32845
Hexham East 15750/32845
Brampton & Fellside 18381/32845
Hexham Central with Acomb 18664/32845
Hexham West 19384/32845
Alston Moor 20397/32845
Haydon and Hadrian 22421/32845
Bellingham 24792/32845
Wetheral & Corby (Worst) 24906/32845

Deprivation in Haltwhistle

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 Haltwhistle. 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
Longtown & the Border (Best) 13529/32845
Haltwhistle 13611/32845
Alston Moor 15136/32845
Bellingham 16175/32845
Haydon and Hadrian 17715/32845
Brampton & Fellside 18763/32845
Hexham East 19605/32845
Hexham Central with Acomb 22749/32845
Hexham West 23813/32845
Wetheral & Corby (Worst) 27858/32845

Top 10 worst places to live in England 2020






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