Is Adlington, Lancashire a nice place to live?

Is Adlington a nice place to live or is Adlington rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Adlington is on the up an up, it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Adlington truly a nice place to live, or are Blackrod, Horwich and Chorley a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Adlington?

Using the latest Police street crime figures (typically from 3 months ago) we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Adlington. 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.
Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Chorley 122
Birkacre 32
Adlington 26
Anderton 26
Heath Charnock 25
Grimeford Village 12
Horwich 1
Adlington Park 0
Little Scotland 0
Blackrod 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Adlington. These statistics 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 taken the rank average for wards in and around Adlington and compared them. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

You least likely to be a victim of crime in the Standish with Langtree ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Standish with Langtree (Best) 22082/32845
Adlington and Anderton 20309/32845
Chorley North West 19067/32845
Coppull 15890/32845
Aspull New Springs Whelley 15176/32845
Horwich and Blackrod 13259/32845
Chorley South West 13212/32845
Chorley North East 12431/32845
Chorley South East 11995/32845
Chorley East (Worst) 9885/32845
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Your Health in Adlington

If you are thinking of moving to Adlington, 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 Adlington compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Salford 1.7% 5.87%
Bolton 1.4% 5.23%
Chorley (Adlington) 1.22% 4.31%
Rossendale 1.41% 5.11%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Adlington and Anderton (Best) 16283/32845
Chorley North West 15380/32845
Standish with Langtree 14962/32845
Chorley South East 12023/32845
Coppull 11239/32845
Horwich and Blackrod 11088/32845
Chorley South West 9556/32845
Aspull New Springs Whelley 9480/32845
Chorley East 7592/32845
Chorley North East (Worst) 6857/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Adlington

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 Adlington. 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
Standish with Langtree (Best) 24369/32845
Chorley North West 22809/32845
Adlington and Anderton 21639/32845
Horwich and Blackrod 16058/32845
Aspull New Springs Whelley 15865/32845
Coppull 15043/32845
Chorley South East 14019/32845
Chorley South West 11702/32845
Chorley North East 10352/32845
Chorley East (Worst) 8819/32845

Average rent in Adlington

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Adlington are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Adlington.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Adlington

If you are thinking of moving to Adlington, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.