Moving to Silsden, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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

So you are thinking of moving to Silsden 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 Silsden 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 Silsden the land of milk and honey or are Skipton, Ilkley and Keighley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Silsden

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 Silsden. 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
Kildwick 17
Junction 17
Silsden 17
Town Head 17
Brunthwaite 16
Farnhill 6
Cringles 6
Addingham 1
Low Bradley 1
High Bradley 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Skipton East (Best) 30963/32845
Aire Valley with Lothersdale 30456/32845
Glusburn 28239/32845
Cowling 26052/32845
Sutton-in-Craven 25605/32845
Craven 22379/32845
Ilkley 19248/32845
Skipton South 15129/32845
Keighley Central 7012/32845
Keighley West (Worst) 6104/32845
Reader Opinion:

Silsden: outsiders don't see the real underbelly

Your Health in Silsden

If you are thinking of moving to Silsden, 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 Silsden 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
Bradford (Silsden) 1.33% 4.55% 13.7% 35.61% 44.81%
Calderdale 1.15% 4.38% 13.78% 34.35% 46.34%
Harrogate 0.82% 2.98% 11.8% 33.77% 50.63%
Craven 0.93% 3.56% 13.33% 34.56% 47.62%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Aire Valley with Lothersdale (Best) 26608/32845
Skipton East 23105/32845
Ilkley 21310/32845
Glusburn 20861/32845
Cowling 19789/32845
Sutton-in-Craven 15315/32845
Craven 13103/32845
Skipton South 10753/32845
Keighley West 6700/32845
Keighley Central (Worst) 3991/32845
Reader Opinion:

Colne: Welcome back to the medieval era!

Deprivation in Silsden

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 Silsden. 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
Ilkley (Best) 27664/32845
Skipton East 27339/32845
Aire Valley with Lothersdale 24392/32845
Glusburn 23595/32845
Craven 22691/32845
Sutton-in-Craven 21949/32845
Cowling 18590/32845
Skipton South 9735/32845
Keighley West 8222/32845
Keighley Central (Worst) 3928/32845

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