Moving to Shipley, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Shipley, Yorkshire - What you need to know
Moving to Shipley, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Shipley 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 Shipley 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 Shipley the land of milk and honey or are Baildon, Bingley and Bradford a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Shipley

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Shipley. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Idle Moor 166
Shipley 128
Charlestown 125
Heaton Shay 111
Heaton Royds 111
Baildon Green 102
Baildon 80
Tong Park 48
Tarn 48
Saltaire 47

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

Ward Average rank in England
Baildon (Best) 12515/32845
Bingley 12513/32845
Toller 6799/32845
Shipley 5277/32845
Idle and Thackley 4596/32845
Manningham 4307/32845
Windhill and Wrose 4224/32845
Heaton 4084/32845
City 3194/32845
Bolton and Undercliffe (Worst) 2604/32845
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Your Health in Shipley

If you are thinking of moving to Shipley, 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 Shipley 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%
Bradford (Shipley) 1.33% 4.55% 13.7% 35.61% 44.81%
Kirklees 1.25% 4.5% 13.74% 34.97% 45.53%
Calderdale 1.15% 4.38% 13.78% 34.35% 46.34%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Baildon (Best) 14903/32845
Bingley 14221/32845
Idle and Thackley 13174/32845
Windhill and Wrose 9661/32845
Shipley 8409/32845
Heaton 7856/32845
Bolton and Undercliffe 7558/32845
Toller 5610/32845
City 4420/32845
Manningham (Worst) 3151/32845
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Deprivation in Shipley

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 Shipley. 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
Baildon (Best) 20671/32845
Bingley 19126/32845
Idle and Thackley 16393/32845
Shipley 10836/32845
Windhill and Wrose 9962/32845
Heaton 6768/32845
Bolton and Undercliffe 6603/32845
Toller 3425/32845
City 2733/32845
Manningham (Worst) 1314/32845

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