Middleton, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

If you are thinking of moving to Middleton or just want to know a what the area is like, the statistics on this page should give you a good introduction. They cover a range of socio-economic factors so you can compare Middleton to figures for Harrogate, North Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Middleton is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Middleton General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Middleton. The percentage of residents in Middleton rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Middleton rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Middleton is generally better than in the average person in England.

HealthCravenEngland
Very Good47.62%47.17%
Good34.56%34.22%
Fair13.33%13.12%
Bad3.56%4.25%
Very Bad0.93%1.25%

Middleton Social Grade & Occcupation Statistics

Social grade is a classification based on occupation and it enables a household and all its members to be classified according to the job of the main income earner.

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GradeCravenEngland
AB26.65%22.96%
C128.54%30.92%
C225.69%20.64%
DE19.12%25.49%

Middleton Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Middleton as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Middleton is also older than the average, making Middleton a older persons location.

AgeCravenEngland
Age 0 to 44.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 648%6%
Age 65 to 7411.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.4%2.3%
Mean Age44.539.3
Median Age4739

Middleton Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Middleton and are from the UK Census of 2011. Middleton has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Middleton also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Middleton are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationCravenEngland
No Qualifications20.3%22.5%
Level 111.7%13.3%
Level 215.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.6%3.6%
Level 312.3%12.4%
Level 431.8%27.4%
Other3.7%5.7%

Middleton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Middleton are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Middleton is both lower than the average for North Yorkshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Middleton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCravenNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.5%9.4%13.5%

Middleton rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Middleton Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Middleton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Middleton has a higher level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a lower rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does not have a significant immigrant population.

CountryCravenEngland
United Kingdom95.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.5%3.7%
Outside the EU2.3%9.4%

Middleton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCravenEngland
Owned42.3%30.6%
Mortgage30.8%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.7%8.3%
Private Rented13.7%15.4%
Other1.7%1.4%
Rent Free2%1.3%

What is the population of Middleton and Craven?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Craven including Middleton. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Aire Valley with Lothersdale3788
Barden Fell1610
Bentham3590
Cowling2424
Embsay-with-Eastby2064
Gargrave and Malhamdale3098
Glusburn4192
Grassington1592
Hellifield and Long Preston2247
Ingleton and Clapham3875
Penyghent1920
Settle and Ribblebanks3793
Skipton East3450
Skipton North3808
Skipton South3807
Skipton West4258
Sutton-in-Craven4004
Upper Wharfedale1853
West Craven1965
Craven Total57338



Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.


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