Moving to Mexborough, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Mexborough, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Mexborough 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 Mexborough 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 Mexborough the land of milk and honey or are Fairfield, Conisbrough and Swinton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Mexborough

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Mexborough. 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
Adwick upon Dearne 76
Swinton Bridge 68
Swinton 63
Old Denaby 51
Bow Broom 46
Conanby 39
High Melton 22
Harlington 13
Hooton Roberts 5
Barnburgh 2

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

Ward Average rank in England
Swinton (Best) 10133/32845
North East 10246/32845
Wath 10428/32845
Silverwood 12078/32845
Wickersley 15460/32845
Dearne North 2445/32845
Mexborough 4316/32845
Conisbrough 6813/32845
Valley 8175/32845
Dearne South (Worst) 8202/32845
Reader Opinion:

Swinton is a sewer, I moved here from Macclesfield, big mistake!

Your Health in Mexborough

If you are thinking of moving to Mexborough, 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 Mexborough 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
Sheffield 1.39% 4.83% 13.7% 33.35% 46.73%
Doncaster (Mexborough) 1.64% 5.62% 15.13% 34.05% 43.56%
Rotherham 1.72% 5.87% 15.27% 33.91% 43.23%
Barnsley 1.79% 6.61% 16.42% 33.58% 41.6%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Dearne North (Best) 2460/32845
Dearne South 4177/32845
North East 4606/32845
Valley 5143/32845
Mexborough 5426/32845
Wath 5520/32845
Swinton 6176/32845
Silverwood 6398/32845
Conisbrough 6404/32845
Wickersley (Worst) 9195/32845
Reader Opinion:

Buxton - don't be fooled by the beautiful surroundings

Deprivation in Mexborough

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 Mexborough. 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
Swinton (Best) 10172/32845
Silverwood 11462/32845
Wickersley 17783/32845
Dearne North 3057/32845
Dearne South 5612/32845
Mexborough 5737/32845
Conisbrough 7807/32845
North East 7853/32845
Valley 7991/32845
Wath (Worst) 9935/32845

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