Moving to Jarrow, Tyne and Wear? What you need to know

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Moving to Jarrow, Tyne and Wear - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Jarrow in Tyne and Wear? 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 Jarrow 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 Jarrow the land of milk and honey or are Howdon, Wallsend and Willington Quay a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Jarrow

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 Jarrow. 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
Holy Cross 180
Tyne Dock 101
Hebburn New Town 96
Mill Dam 86
Hedworth 82
Hebburn Colliery 79
Monkton 71
Hebburn 69
Fellgate 53
Jarrow 50

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

Ward Average rank in England
Primrose (Best) 10430/32845
Monkton 11056/32845
Hebburn North 12639/32845
Hebburn South 12988/32845
Fellgate and Hedworth 14643/32845
Wallsend 2864/32845
Riverside 4433/32845
Walkergate 6565/32845
Bede 7817/32845
Howdon (Worst) 8480/32845
Reader Opinion:

Hedworth or 'Badwaff' as the Jarrow locals call it

Your Health in Jarrow

If you are thinking of moving to Jarrow, 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 Jarrow 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
Sunderland 1.99% 6.59% 15.95% 32.87% 42.6%
Newcastle upon Tyne 1.55% 5.28% 13.57% 31.8% 47.8%
North Tyneside 1.5% 5.3% 15.02% 33.34% 44.84%
South Tyneside (Jarrow) 1.91% 6.34% 16% 32.99% 42.76%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bede (Best) 3155/32845
Walkergate 3854/32845
Primrose 4180/32845
Riverside 4308/32845
Hebburn North 4510/32845
Monkton 4547/32845
Hebburn South 4927/32845
Howdon 5210/32845
Fellgate and Hedworth 6113/32845
Wallsend (Worst) 6320/32845
Reader Opinion:

Newcastle, just don't

Deprivation in Jarrow

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 Jarrow. 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
Fellgate and Hedworth (Best) 10333/32845
Hebburn South 10444/32845
Bede 4255/32845
Primrose 5374/32845
Riverside 5949/32845
Howdon 6372/32845
Walkergate 6668/32845
Wallsend 7063/32845
Monkton 7672/32845
Hebburn North (Worst) 9682/32845

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  1. Newcastle, just don’t

    Newcastle, just don’t

  2. Hedworth or ‘Badwaff’ as the Jarrow locals call it

    Hedworth or ‘Badwaff’ as the Jarrow locals call it

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    North Shields – Shield yourself at all costs