Is Harrington, Cumbria a nice place to live?

Is Harrington a nice place to live or is Harrington rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Harrington 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 Harrington truly a nice place to live, or are Maryport, Whitehaven and Workington a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Harrington?

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 Harrington. 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
North Side 64
Moorclose 64
Barepot 37
Salterbeck 37
Mossbay 30
Stainburn 17
Grayson Green 15
High Harrington 15
Harrington 4
Common End 4

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Harrington. 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 Harrington 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 Moresby ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Moresby (Best) 30488/32845
Hillcrest 28402/32845
Distington, Lowca & Parton 28142/32845
Seaton & Northside 25584/32845
Stainburn & Clifton 24783/32845
Arlecdon & Ennerdale 19413/32845
Harrington & Salterbeck 17501/32845
St John's 14227/32845
Moorclose & Moss Bay 7744/32845
St Michael's (Worst) 7361/32845
Reader Opinion:

Maryport: The Anti-Social Landfill of Europe

Your Health in Harrington

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Carlisle 1.34% 4.62%
Allerdale (Harrington) 1.31% 4.94%
Copeland 1.5% 5.33%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Moresby (Best) 13294/32845
Stainburn & Clifton 13181/32845
Seaton & Northside 12465/32845
St John's 11958/32845
Hillcrest 11937/32845
Harrington & Salterbeck 9054/32845
Arlecdon & Ennerdale 8080/32845
Distington, Lowca & Parton 6639/32845
St Michael's 4563/32845
Moorclose & Moss Bay (Worst) 3908/32845
Reader Opinion:

Workington is the armpit of Cumbria

Deprivation in Harrington

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 Harrington. 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
Hillcrest (Best) 22265/32845
Moresby 21239/32845
Stainburn & Clifton 19856/32845
Seaton & Northside 17363/32845
St John's 15959/32845
Arlecdon & Ennerdale 12597/32845
Harrington & Salterbeck 11601/32845
Distington, Lowca & Parton 8981/32845
St Michael's 4474/32845
Moorclose & Moss Bay (Worst) 3372/32845

Average rent in Harrington

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Harrington 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 Harrington.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Harrington

If you are thinking of moving to Harrington, 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.

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