Moving to Wombwell, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Wombwell, Yorkshire - What you need to know

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

Crime in Wombwell

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 Wombwell. 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
Stairfoot 87
Jump 49
Milton 44
Ardsley 40
Broomhill 35
Hemingfield 32
Millhouses 29
Little Houghton 28
Blacker Hill 19
Billingley 9

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Wombwell. 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 Wombwell. 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
Wath 10428/32845
Rockingham 10939/32845
Hoober 11575/32845
Hoyland Milton 11784/32845
Worsbrough 5618/32845
Stairfoot 6840/32845
Darfield 7175/32845
Cudworth 8566/32845
Wombwell (Worst) 8667/32845
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Your Health in Wombwell

If you are thinking of moving to Wombwell, 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 Wombwell 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 1.72% 5.87% 15.27% 33.91% 43.23%
Barnsley (Wombwell) 1.79% 6.61% 16.42% 33.58% 41.6%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Worsbrough (Best) 3669/32845
Stairfoot 3857/32845
Darfield 4144/32845
Wombwell 4507/32845
North East 4606/32845
Hoyland Milton 5207/32845
Wath 5520/32845
Hoober 7012/32845
Rockingham 7297/32845
Cudworth (Worst) 7444/32845
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Deprivation in Wombwell

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 Wombwell. 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
Hoyland Milton (Best) 10461/32845
Hoober 11840/32845
Rockingham 12828/32845
Worsbrough 6387/32845
Stairfoot 6995/32845
North East 7853/32845
Darfield 8540/32845
Wombwell 9400/32845
Cudworth 9566/32845
Wath (Worst) 9935/32845

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  1. Barnsley, visit the place which inspired the film Deliverance

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