Moving to Knaresborough, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Knaresborough, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Knaresborough 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 Knaresborough 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 Knaresborough the land of milk and honey or are Boroughbridge, Harrogate and Wetherby a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Knaresborough

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 Knaresborough. 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
High Harrogate 79
Forest Lane Head 45
Knaresborough 37
Forest Moor 10
Calcutt 10
Ferrensby 2
Arkendale 2
Farnham 0
Brearton 0
Little Ribston 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Harrogate Kingsley (Best) 19243/32845
Harrogate Fairfax 19271/32845
Harrogate Starbeck 20663/32845
Harrogate High Harrogate 22924/32845
Knaresborough Castle 26913/32845
Harrogate Hookstone 27571/32845
Harrogate Stray 28271/32845
Knaresborough Aspin & Calcutt 28292/32845
Knaresborough Eastfield 29362/32845
Knaresborough Scriven Park (Worst) 30681/32845
Reader Opinion:

Harrogate - often described as where the posh folk live

Your Health in Knaresborough

If you are thinking of moving to Knaresborough, 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 Knaresborough 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%
Wakefield 1.7% 5.99% 15.53% 34.04% 42.75%
York 0.92% 3.22% 11.99% 34.19% 49.69%
Harrogate (Knaresborough) 0.82% 2.98% 11.8% 33.77% 50.63%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Harrogate Kingsley (Best) 15846/32845
Harrogate Starbeck 16132/32845
Harrogate Fairfax 16221/32845
Knaresborough Castle 18558/32845
Knaresborough Eastfield 19202/32845
Harrogate High Harrogate 19698/32845
Knaresborough Scriven Park 22141/32845
Knaresborough Aspin & Calcutt 23521/32845
Harrogate Hookstone 26234/32845
Harrogate Stray (Worst) 28887/32845
Reader Opinion:

York - From Hell to Middle Class Hades

Deprivation in Knaresborough

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 Knaresborough. 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
Harrogate Starbeck (Best) 18711/32845
Harrogate Fairfax 19017/32845
Harrogate Kingsley 19824/32845
Harrogate High Harrogate 20240/32845
Knaresborough Castle 22714/32845
Knaresborough Eastfield 24097/32845
Knaresborough Scriven Park 25211/32845
Knaresborough Aspin & Calcutt 26641/32845
Harrogate Hookstone 28431/32845
Harrogate Stray (Worst) 31457/32845

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