Moving to Horsforth, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Horsforth, Yorkshire - What you need to know
Moving to Horsforth, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Horsforth 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 Horsforth 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 Horsforth the land of milk and honey or are Farsley, Pudsey and Yeadon a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Horsforth

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 Horsforth. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Tinshill 106
Ireland Wood 84
Lawnswood 84
Horsforth Woodside 82
Cragg Hill 82
Cookridge 63
Horsforth 55
Rawdon Carrs 18
Larkfield 13
Lane Ends 12

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

Ward Average rank in England
Adel & Wharfedale (Best) 18052/32845
Otley & Yeadon 17445/32845
Horsforth 16040/32845
Guiseley & Rawdon 15378/32845
Moortown 13198/32845
Calverley & Farsley 12055/32845
Weetwood 9299/32845
Kirkstall 3108/32845
Bramley & Stanningley 2957/32845
Eccleshill (Worst) 797/32845
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Your Health in Horsforth

If you are thinking of moving to Horsforth, 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 Horsforth 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
Leeds (Horsforth) 1.22% 4.19% 12.71% 33.8% 48.08%
Bradford 1.33% 4.55% 13.7% 35.61% 44.81%
Kirklees 1.25% 4.5% 13.74% 34.97% 45.53%
Calderdale 1.15% 4.38% 13.78% 34.35% 46.34%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Adel & Wharfedale (Best) 19483/32845
Horsforth 18694/32845
Guiseley & Rawdon 17132/32845
Moortown 16769/32845
Otley & Yeadon 16665/32845
Weetwood 14714/32845
Calverley & Farsley 14518/32845
Kirkstall 7954/32845
Bramley & Stanningley 6930/32845
Eccleshill (Worst) 6810/32845

Deprivation in Horsforth

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 Horsforth. 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
Adel & Wharfedale (Best) 24890/32845
Horsforth 23434/32845
Guiseley & Rawdon 21405/32845
Moortown 21057/32845
Otley & Yeadon 19931/32845
Weetwood 17715/32845
Calverley & Farsley 17680/32845
Kirkstall 8474/32845
Bramley & Stanningley 7438/32845
Eccleshill (Worst) 5087/32845

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