Moving to Ripon, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Ripon, Yorkshire - What you need to know

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

Crime in Ripon

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 Ripon. 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
Little Studley 36
North Lees 16
Copt Hewick 10
Bishopton 8
Littlethorpe 5
Bridge Hewick 3
North Stainley 2
Wath 0
Bishop Monkton 0
Nunwick 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ripon Minster (Best) 18444/32845
Ripon Moorside 19847/32845
Ripon Ure Bank 20075/32845
Ripon Spa 24006/32845
Boroughbridge 24145/32845
Wathvale 29681/32845
Fountains & Ripley 29858/32845
Claro 30621/32845
Bishop Monkton & Newby 31008/32845
Masham & Kirkby Malzeard (Worst) 32415/32845
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Your Health in Ripon

If you are thinking of moving to Ripon, 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 Ripon 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
Harrogate (Ripon) 0.82% 2.98% 11.8% 33.77% 50.63%
Hambleton 0.97% 3.33% 12.6% 34.42% 48.67%
Ryedale 1.05% 3.57% 14.16% 35.7% 45.52%
Richmondshire 0.76% 2.93% 11.52% 33.45% 51.34%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ripon Minster (Best) 14957/32845
Ripon Moorside 16984/32845
Ripon Ure Bank 20810/32845
Ripon Spa 24490/32845
Masham & Kirkby Malzeard 25272/32845
Boroughbridge 25890/32845
Wathvale 27046/32845
Fountains & Ripley 27331/32845
Bishop Monkton & Newby 27605/32845
Claro (Worst) 28750/32845

Deprivation in Ripon

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 Ripon. 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
Ripon Minster (Best) 16660/32845
Masham & Kirkby Malzeard 21038/32845
Ripon Ure Bank 21229/32845
Ripon Moorside 21468/32845
Wathvale 22924/32845
Boroughbridge 23034/32845
Fountains & Ripley 23356/32845
Claro 23732/32845
Ripon Spa 25588/32845
Bishop Monkton & Newby (Worst) 25966/32845

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