Moving to Barnoldswick, Lancashire? What you need to know

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Moving to Barnoldswick, Lancashire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Barnoldswick in Lancashire? 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 Barnoldswick 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 Barnoldswick the land of milk and honey or are Brierfield, Colne and Nelson a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Barnoldswick

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of July 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Barnoldswick. 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.

Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Coates 25
Lane End 23
Barnoldswick 20
Green End 12
Earby 12
Earby Beck 12
Booth Bridge 12
Salterforth 8
Park Close 1
Stock 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Horsfield (Best) 10722/32845
Vivary Bridge 12932/32845
Craven 22613/32845
Boulsworth 24318/32845
Blacko and Higherford 25511/32845
Gisburn & Rimington 25986/32845
Coates 26442/32845
Earby 26508/32845
West Craven 31850/32845
Reader Opinion:

Earby: If you’re ignorant and love drinking then you’ll fit right in

Your Health in Barnoldswick

If you are thinking of moving to Barnoldswick, 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 Barnoldswick 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
Burnley 1.73% 5.99% 15.72% 33.64% 42.93%
Pendle (Barnoldswick) 1.46% 5.5% 15.01% 34.46% 43.56%
Craven 0.93% 3.56% 13.33% 34.56% 47.62%
Ribble Valley 0.85% 3.16% 12.34% 32.16% 51.49%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Coates (Best) 10524/32845
Craven 11998/32845
Earby 13072/32845
Boulsworth 18611/32845
Gisburn & Rimington 22077/32845
Blacko and Higherford 24551/32845
West Craven 29426/32845
Horsfield 4877/32845
Vivary Bridge 7724/32845
Reader Opinion:

Colne: Welcome back to the medieval era!

Deprivation in Barnoldswick

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 Barnoldswick. 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
Craven (Best) 14648/32845
Gisburn & Rimington 14835/32845
Coates 15217/32845
Earby 17160/32845
Boulsworth 21285/32845
West Craven 24985/32845
Blacko and Higherford 28977/32845
Horsfield 6655/32845
Vivary Bridge 9825/32845

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