Moving to Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Hebden Bridge 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 Hebden Bridge 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 Hebden Bridge the land of milk and honey or are Hebden Royd, Mytholmroyd and Todmorden a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Hebden Bridge

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 Hebden Bridge. 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
Hebden Bridge 15
Brearley 12
Chiserley 11
Hoo Hole 9
Charlestown 5
Heptonstall 4
Colden 4
Pecket Well 3
Blackshaw Head 3
Cragg Vale 2

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

Ward Average rank in England
Littleborough Lakeside (Best) 10384/32845
Luddendenfoot 11774/32845
Ovenden 1511/32845
Calder 15172/32845
Illingworth and Mixenden 4326/32845
Park 4563/32845
Warley 5976/32845
Skircoat 7636/32845
Sowerby Bridge 9134/32845
Todmorden (Worst) 9194/32845

Your Health in Hebden Bridge

If you are thinking of moving to Hebden Bridge, 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 Hebden Bridge 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
Bradford 1.33% 4.55% 13.7% 35.61% 44.81%
Calderdale (Hebden Bridge) 1.15% 4.38% 13.78% 34.35% 46.34%
Burnley 1.73% 5.99% 15.72% 33.64% 42.93%
Pendle 1.46% 5.5% 15.01% 34.46% 43.56%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Littleborough Lakeside (Best) 10177/32845
Sowerby Bridge 12945/32845
Skircoat 13629/32845
Warley 14209/32845
Calder 16339/32845
Luddendenfoot 17640/32845
Ovenden 4393/32845
Park 5990/32845
Illingworth and Mixenden 7686/32845
Todmorden (Worst) 9577/32845

Deprivation in Hebden Bridge

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 Hebden Bridge. 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
Sowerby Bridge (Best) 11624/32845
Warley 12104/32845
Skircoat 13400/32845
Calder 15390/32845
Luddendenfoot 16271/32845
Littleborough Lakeside 16272/32845
Park 2983/32845
Ovenden 3610/32845
Illingworth and Mixenden 8746/32845
Todmorden (Worst) 9525/32845

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