Moving to Todmorden, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Todmorden, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Todmorden 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 Todmorden 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 Todmorden the land of milk and honey or are Bacup, Hebden Bridge and Hebden Royd a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Todmorden

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 Todmorden. 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
Todmorden 30
Hole Bottom 30
Shore 13
Cornholme 13
Charlestown 5
Walsden 4
Knowl Wood 4
Mankinholes 4
Ramsden Wood 1
Blackshaw Head 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Littleborough Lakeside (Best) 10384/32845
Facit and Shawforth 10515/32845
Healey and Whitworth 14750/32845
Calder 15172/32845
Smallbridge and Firgrove 2556/32845
Stacksteads 6982/32845
Wardle and West Littleborough 8655/32845
Greensclough 8717/32845
Todmorden 9194/32845
Irwell (Worst) 9642/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bacup, you can tell it's a chav haven even before you get there

Your Health in Todmorden

If you are thinking of moving to Todmorden, 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 Todmorden 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
Calderdale (Todmorden) 1.15% 4.38% 13.78% 34.35% 46.34%
Bury 1.26% 4.61% 13.74% 33.3% 47.08%
Burnley 1.73% 5.99% 15.72% 33.64% 42.93%
Pendle 1.46% 5.5% 15.01% 34.46% 43.56%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Littleborough Lakeside (Best) 10177/32845
Facit and Shawforth 11938/32845
Healey and Whitworth 13681/32845
Calder 16339/32845
Smallbridge and Firgrove 3951/32845
Stacksteads 4917/32845
Irwell 7522/32845
Wardle and West Littleborough 8479/32845
Greensclough 8817/32845
Todmorden (Worst) 9577/32845
Reader Opinion:

A good number of men living in Burnley have had it with their sister

Deprivation in Todmorden

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 Todmorden. 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
Facit and Shawforth (Best) 10302/32845
Wardle and West Littleborough 13597/32845
Calder 15390/32845
Healey and Whitworth 15535/32845
Littleborough Lakeside 16272/32845
Stacksteads 4627/32845
Smallbridge and Firgrove 4806/32845
Irwell 7811/32845
Todmorden 9525/32845
Greensclough (Worst) 9587/32845

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