Moving to Hatfield, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Hatfield, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Hatfield 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 Hatfield 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 Hatfield the land of milk and honey or are Doncaster, Stainforth and Thorne a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Hatfield

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 Hatfield. 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
Stainforth 38
Dunscroft 20
Far Bank 14
Canal Side 14
Fishlake 13
Waterside 9
Dunsville 5
Brierholme Carr 4
Stone Hill 3
South Bramwith 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stainforth & Barnby Dun (Best) 10448/32845
Norton & Askern 10519/32845
Bessacarr 10927/32845
Edenthorpe & Kirk Sandall 12381/32845
Armthorpe 13842/32845
Town 3937/32845
Wheatley Hills & Intake 5613/32845
Bentley 5793/32845
Thorne & Moorends 6179/32845
Hatfield (Worst) 7946/32845
Reader Opinion:

Rotherham - everything's a quid

Your Health in Hatfield

If you are thinking of moving to Hatfield, 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 Hatfield 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
Doncaster (Hatfield) 1.64% 5.62% 15.13% 34.05% 43.56%
East Riding of Yorkshire 1.24% 4.15% 14.46% 34.97% 45.19%
North Lincolnshire 1.24% 4.53% 14.73% 35.76% 43.74%
Selby 0.97% 3.6% 12.77% 34.3% 48.35%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stainforth & Barnby Dun (Best) 10559/32845
Bessacarr 12366/32845
Edenthorpe & Kirk Sandall 12592/32845
Thorne & Moorends 5990/32845
Town 7360/32845
Hatfield 7697/32845
Wheatley Hills & Intake 7927/32845
Bentley 8042/32845
Armthorpe 8206/32845
Norton & Askern (Worst) 9337/32845
Reader Opinion:

Hatfield, take the average new town. Kick it about a bit & remove all the leisure amenities

Deprivation in Hatfield

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 Hatfield. 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
Norton & Askern (Best) 10681/32845
Hatfield 12254/32845
Armthorpe 14021/32845
Stainforth & Barnby Dun 14281/32845
Bessacarr 16696/32845
Edenthorpe & Kirk Sandall 19961/32845
Thorne & Moorends 7180/32845
Town 7689/32845
Bentley 9344/32845
Wheatley Hills & Intake (Worst) 9510/32845

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  1. Hatfield, take the average new town. Kick it about a bit & remove all the leisure amenities

    Hatfield, take the average new town. Kick it about a bit & remove all the leisure amenities

  2. Hertford: fetid with the haughty stench of smug self righteousness

    Hertford: fetid with the haughty stench of smug self righteousness