Moving to Middleton, Greater Manchester? What you need to know

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Moving to Middleton, Greater Manchester - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Middleton in Greater Manchester? 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 Middleton 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 Middleton the land of milk and honey or are Chadderton, Failsworth and Royton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Middleton

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 Middleton. 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
Higher Boarshaw 0
Langley 0
Hollins 0
Moorclose 0
Top of Hebers 0
Alkrington Garden Village 0
Birch 0
Healds Green 0
Bowlee 0
Charlestown 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Chadderton Central (Best) 12516/32845
Higher Blackley 2675/32845
West Middleton 3582/32845
Castleton 5278/32845
Hopwood Hall 5509/32845
Chadderton South 5676/32845
East Middleton 5728/32845
Royton North 6310/32845
North Middleton 6404/32845
South Middleton (Worst) 6870/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bognor Regis is the only place I know that has a clear class divide

Your Health in Middleton

If you are thinking of moving to Middleton, 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 Middleton 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
Manchester 1.72% 5.37% 12.45% 31.69% 48.76%
Rochdale (Middleton) 1.68% 5.88% 14.79% 33.14% 44.51%
Tameside 1.6% 5.7% 15.05% 33.7% 43.96%
Oldham 1.52% 5.42% 14.57% 33.34% 45.14%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Royton North (Best) 10455/32845
South Middleton 10524/32845
Chadderton Central 11179/32845
Higher Blackley 3142/32845
West Middleton 3891/32845
Castleton 5334/32845
East Middleton 6479/32845
North Middleton 6560/32845
Chadderton South 7643/32845
Hopwood Hall (Worst) 8024/32845
Reader Opinion:

Failsworth: a town of hard working individuals & lazy inbred pond life

Deprivation in Middleton

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 Middleton. 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
Royton North (Best) 15091/32845
Chadderton Central 15200/32845
South Middleton 17002/32845
Higher Blackley 3517/32845
West Middleton 4238/32845
Castleton 8507/32845
Chadderton South 8702/32845
North Middleton 8814/32845
East Middleton 9702/32845
Hopwood Hall (Worst) 9747/32845

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