Moving to Stalybridge, Greater Manchester? What you need to know

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Moving to Stalybridge, Greater Manchester - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Stalybridge in Greater Manchester? 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 Stalybridge 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 Stalybridge the land of milk and honey or are Ashton under Lyne, Dukinfield and Mossley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Stalybridge

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 Stalybridge. 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
Ashton-under-Lyne 2
Fern Bank 1
Copley 1
Heyrod 0
Brushes 0
Millbrook 0
Buckton Vale 0
Hartshead Green 0
Mossley 0
Dukinfield 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Mossley (Best) 10263/32845
Ashton St Michael's 2649/32845
Ashton Hurst 5778/32845
St Peter's 5966/32845
Hyde Godley 6057/32845
Dukinfield 6692/32845
Stalybridge North 7558/32845
Dukinfield Stalybridge 7876/32845
Hyde Newton 9557/32845
Stalybridge South (Worst) 9693/32845
Reader Opinion:

Saddleworth is not Yorkshire and you're not Alan Sugar

Your Health in Stalybridge

If you are thinking of moving to Stalybridge, 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 Stalybridge 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
Manchester 1.72% 5.37% 12.45% 31.69% 48.76%
Tameside (Stalybridge) 1.6% 5.7% 15.05% 33.7% 43.96%
Oldham 1.52% 5.42% 14.57% 33.34% 45.14%
Stockport 1.21% 4.41% 13.27% 33.27% 47.83%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stalybridge South (Best) 10851/32845
St Peter's 3130/32845
Ashton St Michael's 4484/32845
Hyde Godley 4910/32845
Stalybridge North 5741/32845
Dukinfield 5961/32845
Ashton Hurst 6432/32845
Hyde Newton 6733/32845
Mossley 7623/32845
Dukinfield Stalybridge (Worst) 7968/32845
Reader Opinion:

Mossley, home of the 'Who's got the most toes competition'

Deprivation in Stalybridge

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 Stalybridge. 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
Hyde Newton (Best) 10457/32845
Mossley 12218/32845
Dukinfield Stalybridge 12507/32845
Stalybridge South 14892/32845
St Peter's 4388/32845
Hyde Godley 6562/32845
Ashton St Michael's 6642/32845
Stalybridge North 9024/32845
Ashton Hurst 9234/32845
Dukinfield (Worst) 9297/32845

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  1. Mossley, home of the ‘Who’s got the most toes competition’

    Mossley, home of the ‘Who’s got the most toes competition’

  2. Stalybridge, sweet innocent kids turned into right little bastards

    Stalybridge, sweet innocent kids turned into right little bastards

  3. Ashton under lyne, into the mouth of madness and straight out of the other end

    Ashton under lyne, into the mouth of madness and straight out of the other end