Moving to Wood Green, London? What you need to know

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Moving to Wood Green, London - What you need to know
Moving to Wood Green, London - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Wood Green in London? 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 Wood Green 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 Wood Green the land of milk and honey or are Hornsey, Southgate and Tottenham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Wood Green

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Wood Green. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Tottenham 318
Edmonton 232
New River 228
Harringay 208
Hornsey Vale 152
Bowes Park 139
Hornsey 125
Crouch End 124
Palmers Green 108
New Southgate 86

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bowes (Best) 12877/32845
Hornsey 11002/32845
Harringay 7750/32845
Woodside 6602/32845
West Green 5685/32845
St Ann's 5181/32845
Bruce Grove 4178/32845
White Hart Lane 3646/32845
Noel Park 3430/32845
Tottenham Green (Worst) 1771/32845
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Your Health in Wood Green

If you are thinking of moving to Wood Green, 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 Wood Green 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
Barnet 1.14% 3.42% 10.99% 32.97% 51.48%
Haringey (Wood Green) 1.48% 4.18% 11.16% 33.57% 49.62%
Islington 1.68% 4.74% 11.21% 30.75% 51.61%
Waltham Forest 1.34% 3.89% 12.06% 35.61% 47.11%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bowes (Best) 25352/32845
St Ann's 18226/32845
Harringay 17280/32845
Woodside 16202/32845
West Green 15773/32845
Bruce Grove 15598/32845
Noel Park 15103/32845
Hornsey 14736/32845
Tottenham Green 13586/32845
White Hart Lane (Worst) 13042/32845

Deprivation in Wood Green

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 Wood Green. 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
Bowes (Best) 14330/32845
Harringay 11617/32845
Hornsey 11534/32845
St Ann's 10281/32845
Woodside 9413/32845
West Green 7711/32845
Noel Park 6894/32845
Bruce Grove 6267/32845
Tottenham Green 4999/32845
White Hart Lane (Worst) 3777/32845

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