Moving to South Elmsall, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to South Elmsall, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to South Elmsall 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 South Elmsall 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 South Elmsall the land of milk and honey or are Brierley, Hemsworth and South Kirkby and Moorthorpe a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in South Elmsall

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 South Elmsall. 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
Moorthorpe 70
South Elmsall 53
Royd Moor 46
South Kirkby 26
Burghwallis 22
Moorhouse 19
Badsworth 10
Hampole 3
Brodsworth 2
Hooton Pagnell 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
North East (Best) 10246/32845
Roman Ridge 10480/32845
Ackworth, North Elmsall and Upton 12682/32845
Dearne North 2445/32845
Adwick le Street & Carcroft 5744/32845
South Elmsall and South Kirkby 6167/32845
Hemsworth 6857/32845
Darfield 7175/32845
Pontefract South 7788/32845
Dearne South (Worst) 8202/32845
Reader Opinion:

Kirkby - the bastard cousin of Liverpool

Your Health in South Elmsall

If you are thinking of moving to South Elmsall, 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 South Elmsall 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
Wakefield (South Elmsall) 1.7% 5.99% 15.53% 34.04% 42.75%
Doncaster 1.64% 5.62% 15.13% 34.05% 43.56%
Barnsley 1.79% 6.61% 16.42% 33.58% 41.6%
Selby 0.97% 3.6% 12.77% 34.3% 48.35%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for South Elmsall. 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 South Elmsall. 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
Roman Ridge 11352/32845
Dearne North 2460/32845
Darfield 4144/32845
Dearne South 4177/32845
Hemsworth 4418/32845
North East 4606/32845
Adwick le Street & Carcroft 4961/32845
South Elmsall and South Kirkby 5920/32845
Pontefract South (Worst) 9379/32845
Reader Opinion:

Kirkby - Merseyside (what a sh*thole!)

Deprivation in South Elmsall

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 South Elmsall. 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
Pontefract South (Best) 11887/32845
Ackworth, North Elmsall and Upton 14632/32845
Roman Ridge 15711/32845
Dearne North 3057/32845
Dearne South 5612/32845
Hemsworth 5792/32845
Adwick le Street & Carcroft 6137/32845
South Elmsall and South Kirkby 6879/32845
North East 7853/32845
Darfield (Worst) 8540/32845

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