Moving to Leyburn, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Leyburn, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Leyburn 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 Leyburn 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 Leyburn the land of milk and honey or are Colburn, Middleham and Richmond a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Leyburn

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 Leyburn. 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
Holly Hill 25
Harmby 5
Spennithorne 5
Bellerby 2
Ulshaw 1
Arrathorne 1
Tunstall 0
Redmire 0
Castle Bolton 0
Newton-le-Willows 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Colburn (Best) 21353/32845
Richmond West 29252/32845
Hipswell 29453/32845
Middleham 29647/32845
Scotton 31759/32845
Richmond East 32048/32845
Lower Swaledale & Arkengarthdale 32163/32845
Leyburn 32367/32845
Lower Wensleydale 32454/32845
Richmond North (Worst) 32497/32845
Reader Opinion:

Twickenham conjures up idyllic walks by the thames, that is bollocks!

Your Health in Leyburn

If you are thinking of moving to Leyburn, 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 Leyburn 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
Stockton-on-Tees 1.48% 4.85% 13.77% 33.55% 46.35%
Darlington 1.36% 4.51% 14.32% 35.24% 44.57%
Hambleton 0.97% 3.33% 12.6% 34.42% 48.67%
Richmondshire (Leyburn) 0.76% 2.93% 11.52% 33.45% 51.34%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Colburn (Best) 16377/32845
Richmond East 21922/32845
Richmond West 22017/32845
Scotton 24286/32845
Richmond North 25376/32845
Leyburn 25793/32845
Hipswell 25805/32845
Lower Swaledale & Arkengarthdale 26963/32845
Middleham 27277/32845
Lower Wensleydale (Worst) 29899/32845
Reader Opinion:

Hounslow is looking pretty rough these days

Deprivation in Leyburn

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 Leyburn. 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
Lower Swaledale & Arkengarthdale (Best) 16546/32845
Colburn 16832/32845
Middleham 18931/32845
Richmond West 22094/32845
Scotton 22764/32845
Lower Wensleydale 23274/32845
Hipswell 24015/32845
Leyburn 24176/32845
Richmond East 27270/32845
Richmond North (Worst) 28025/32845

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