Moving to Blackpool, Lancashire? What you need to know

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Moving to Blackpool, Lancashire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Blackpool 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 Blackpool 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 Blackpool the land of milk and honey or are Cleveleys, Poulton le Fylde and Thornton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Blackpool

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Blackpool. 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
Hoohill 378
Little Layton 378
Warbreck 224
Little Carleton 134
Carleton 78
Staining 58
Hardhorn 33
Breedy Butts 29
Little Poulton 23
Little Thornton 13

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bispham (Best) 12224/32845
Ingthorpe 13535/32845
Greenlands 15612/32845
Norbreck 16808/32845
Tithebarn 22522/32845
Hardhorn with High Cross 23630/32845
Staining and Weeton 24297/32845
Carleton 27262/32845
Layton 5658/32845
Park (Worst) 8145/32845
Reader Opinion:

Sunny old Blackpool!

Your Health in Blackpool

If you are thinking of moving to Blackpool, 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 Blackpool 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
Blackpool 2.2% 7.28% 16.88% 33.8% 39.84%
Preston 1.32% 4.74% 13.26% 34.12% 46.56%
Wyre (Blackpool) 1.66% 5.52% 15.95% 33.62% 43.25%
Fylde 1.37% 4.87% 15.34% 33.78% 44.64%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Layton (Best) 1090/32845
Staining and Weeton 12412/32845
Carleton 13307/32845
Tithebarn 14097/32845
Hardhorn with High Cross 16047/32845
Park 2576/32845
Ingthorpe 2946/32845
Bispham 3406/32845
Greenlands 3584/32845
Norbreck (Worst) 6231/32845
Reader Opinion:

Blackpool: The Seaside Town They Forgot To Close Down

Deprivation in Blackpool

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 Blackpool. 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
Norbreck (Best) 16962/32845
Staining and Weeton 20437/32845
Tithebarn 23429/32845
Carleton 23500/32845
Hardhorn with High Cross 23687/32845
Layton 5342/32845
Park 6889/32845
Ingthorpe 8134/32845
Greenlands 8961/32845
Bispham (Worst) 8990/32845

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