Moving to Normanton, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Normanton, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Normanton 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 Normanton 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 Normanton the land of milk and honey or are Castleford, Featherstone and Wakefield a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Normanton

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 Normanton. 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
Hopetown 97
Lower Altofts 58
Loscoe 57
Ackton 37
New Sharlston 35
Altofts 29
Streethouse 28
Bottom Boat 26
Goosehill 17
Warmfield 5

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

Ward Average rank in England
Wakefield South (Best) 10679/32845
Featherstone 10900/32845
Altofts and Whitwood 12091/32845
Ackworth, North Elmsall and Upton 12682/32845
Stanley and Outwood East 16204/32845
Castleford Central and Glasshoughton 5320/32845
Wakefield West 6390/32845
Wakefield East 6468/32845
Wakefield North 7080/32845
Normanton (Worst) 8228/32845
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Your Health in Normanton

If you are thinking of moving to Normanton, 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 Normanton 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
Leeds 1.22% 4.19% 12.71% 33.8% 48.08%
Wakefield (Normanton) 1.7% 5.99% 15.53% 34.04% 42.75%
Kirklees 1.25% 4.5% 13.74% 34.97% 45.53%
Selby 0.97% 3.6% 12.77% 34.3% 48.35%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ackworth, North Elmsall and Upton (Best) 11294/32845
Stanley and Outwood East 12981/32845
Wakefield South 14572/32845
Wakefield East 7157/32845
Castleford Central and Glasshoughton 7390/32845
Featherstone 8022/32845
Wakefield West 8326/32845
Wakefield North 8918/32845
Normanton 9556/32845
Altofts and Whitwood (Worst) 9899/32845
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Deprivation in Normanton

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 Normanton. 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
Wakefield North (Best) 10466/32845
Normanton 11191/32845
Altofts and Whitwood 12851/32845
Ackworth, North Elmsall and Upton 14632/32845
Wakefield South 16656/32845
Stanley and Outwood East 20073/32845
Wakefield East 7759/32845
Castleford Central and Glasshoughton 8239/32845
Wakefield West 9669/32845
Featherstone (Worst) 9919/32845

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  1. Normanton – The Real Place for “I live near Leeds”

    Normanton – The Real Place for “I live near Leeds”

  2. Castleford, where everybody is a blood relative of the person next to them

    Castleford, where everybody is a blood relative of the person next to them

  3. Normanton is part of the 5 towns of Wakefield, each as **** as each other

    Normanton is part of the 5 towns of Wakefield, each as **** as each other

  4. Normanton what a sh*t hole

    Normanton what a sh*t hole