Hurlford and Crookedholm, East Ayrshire

Population 4,846

Hurlford and Crookedholm in East Ayrshire developed after coal was found. Fireclay and ironstone were also worked and iron and steel produced. Today it is a residential settlement with easy access to Kilmarnock.

Social and council housing are the norm in this type of medium-sized town. Manufacturing and construction are the dominant forms of employment. Health and social work services are particularly active. There is a higher level of unemployment. Educational attainment is low. Car ownership is low, meaning that many residents in these towns are reliant on public transport. 1 What's this?

Hurlford and Crookedholm is an interdependent to dependent town. 2 What's this?

Its most similar towns are Newmains, Cardenden and Dundonald, Kilbirnie, and Fauldhouse. 3 What's this?

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Number of jobs

-4
Type average -3

Diversity of jobs

2
Type average 1

Distance travelled to work

2
Type average -1

Number of public sector jobs

6
Type average 0

Number of hospitals

-6
Type average -6

Number of GP's and dentists

-6
Type average -3

Number of children in primary schools

-4
Type average -1

Number of children in secondary schools

-6
Type average -3

Distance travelled to study

2
Type average -2

Number of shops

-2
Type average 0

Diversity of retail offer

0
Type average 1

Number of charities

Type average -2
Dependent
Interdependent
Independent

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Education (% all people aged 16 and over)

  No education Standard grade or equivalent Higher grade or equivalent HNC, HND, SVQ4 Degree or higher degree
Hurlford and Crookedholm 40.26 26.22 11.97 10 11.55

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