Moving to Wath upon Dearne, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Wath upon Dearne, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Wath upon Dearne 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 Wath upon Dearne 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 Wath upon Dearne the land of milk and honey or are Fairfield, Mexborough and Swinton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Wath upon Dearne

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 Wath upon Dearne. 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
Swinton Bridge 68
Swinton 63
Bow Broom 46
Wath-upon-Dearne 45
Broomhill 35
Abdy 34
Highgate 32
Newhill 25
Bolton Upton Dearne 24
Billingley 9

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

Ward Average rank in England
Swinton (Best) 10133/32845
North East 10246/32845
Wath 10428/32845
Hoyland Milton 11784/32845
Dearne North 2445/32845
Mexborough 4316/32845
Rawmarsh 6905/32845
Darfield 7175/32845
Dearne South 8202/32845
Wombwell (Worst) 8667/32845
Reader Opinion:

Swinton is a sewer, I moved here from Macclesfield, big mistake!

Your Health in Wath upon Dearne

If you are thinking of moving to Wath upon Dearne, 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 Wath upon Dearne 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
Sheffield 1.39% 4.83% 13.7% 33.35% 46.73%
Doncaster 1.64% 5.62% 15.13% 34.05% 43.56%
Rotherham (Wath upon Dearne) 1.72% 5.87% 15.27% 33.91% 43.23%
Barnsley 1.79% 6.61% 16.42% 33.58% 41.6%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Dearne North (Best) 2460/32845
Darfield 4144/32845
Dearne South 4177/32845
Wombwell 4507/32845
North East 4606/32845
Rawmarsh 4788/32845
Hoyland Milton 5207/32845
Mexborough 5426/32845
Wath 5520/32845
Swinton (Worst) 6176/32845
Reader Opinion:

Goldthorpe, Bolton-On-Dearne, Wath - the Brown-toothed underbelly of society

Deprivation in Wath upon Dearne

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 Wath upon Dearne. 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
Swinton (Best) 10172/32845
Hoyland Milton 10461/32845
Dearne North 3057/32845
Dearne South 5612/32845
Mexborough 5737/32845
Rawmarsh 7711/32845
North East 7853/32845
Darfield 8540/32845
Wombwell 9400/32845
Wath (Worst) 9935/32845

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