Moving to Hawes, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Hawes, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Hawes 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 Hawes 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 Hawes the land of milk and honey or are Kirkby Stephen, Sedbergh and Leyburn a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Hawes

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Hawes. 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
Gayle 2
Gawthrop 1
Fremington 1
Reeth 1
Aysgarth 0
Carperby 0
Buckden 0
Ribblehead 0
Castle Bolton 0
Redmire 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Kirkby Stephen (Best) 27073/32845
Kendal Rural 28248/32845
Middleham 29647/32845
Sedbergh & Kirkby Lonsdale 29908/32845
Ravenstonedale 30367/32845
Ingleton and Clapham 31523/32845
Hawes, High Abbotside & Upper Swaledale 32058/32845
Penyghent 32298/32845
Leyburn 32367/32845
Yoredale (Worst) 32675/32845
Reader Opinion:

Kirkby - Merseyside (what a sh*thole!)

Your Health in Hawes

If you are thinking of moving to Hawes, 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 Hawes 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
South Lakeland 0.96% 3.57% 13.62% 35.1% 46.75%
Hambleton 0.97% 3.33% 12.6% 34.42% 48.67%
Craven 0.93% 3.56% 13.33% 34.56% 47.62%
Richmondshire (Hawes) 0.76% 2.93% 11.52% 33.45% 51.34%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Kirkby Stephen (Best) 20724/32845
Sedbergh & Kirkby Lonsdale 22597/32845
Ingleton and Clapham 24886/32845
Leyburn 25793/32845
Kendal Rural 27197/32845
Middleham 27277/32845
Penyghent 27643/32845
Ravenstonedale 27913/32845
Yoredale 29193/32845
Hawes, High Abbotside & Upper Swaledale (Worst) 29914/32845
Reader Opinion:

Kirkby - the bastard cousin of Liverpool

Deprivation in Hawes

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 Hawes. 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
Ravenstonedale (Best) 11522/32845
Kirkby Stephen 15060/32845
Kendal Rural 18667/32845
Middleham 18931/32845
Yoredale 19220/32845
Ingleton and Clapham 19908/32845
Penyghent 20302/32845
Hawes, High Abbotside & Upper Swaledale 20707/32845
Sedbergh & Kirkby Lonsdale 22020/32845
Leyburn (Worst) 24176/32845

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