Moving to Huyton, Merseyside? What you need to know

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Moving to Huyton, Merseyside - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Huyton in Merseyside? 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 Huyton 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 Huyton the land of milk and honey or are Halewood, Prescot and Whiston a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Huyton

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 Huyton. 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
Stockbridge Village 137
Fincham 128
Dovecot 126
Longview 111
Page Moss 104
Holt 76
Eccleston Park 60
Belle Vale 58
Netherley 50
Childwall 42

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Michaels (Best) 10596/32845
Roby 12958/32845
Stockbridge 13624/32845
St Gabriels 14335/32845
Swanside 14504/32845
Whiston and Cronton 14963/32845
Prescot South 15451/32845
Belle Vale 15917/32845
Woolton 19897/32845
Page Moss (Worst) 6913/32845

Your Health in Huyton

If you are thinking of moving to Huyton, 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 Huyton 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
Sefton 1.62% 5.68% 14.84% 32.55% 45.32%
Knowsley (Huyton) 2.18% 7.29% 14.68% 29.82% 46.03%
St. Helens 1.79% 6.48% 14.94% 31.93% 44.85%
Halton 1.7% 6.15% 13.92% 31.57% 46.67%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Page Moss (Best) 1048/32845
Woolton 11239/32845
St Michaels 1812/32845
Belle Vale 3087/32845
St Gabriels 3393/32845
Prescot South 3689/32845
Whiston and Cronton 5457/32845
Swanside 6052/32845
Stockbridge 682/32845
Roby (Worst) 6842/32845

Deprivation in Huyton

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 Huyton. 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
Swanside (Best) 11902/32845
Stockbridge 1386/32845
Roby 14489/32845
Woolton 18712/32845
Page Moss 2034/32845
St Michaels 3193/32845
Belle Vale 5128/32845
St Gabriels 6539/32845
Prescot South 8400/32845
Whiston and Cronton (Worst) 9532/32845

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