Moving to Brampton, Cumbria? What you need to know

MovingStatisticsPic Via

Moving to Brampton, Cumbria - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Brampton in Cumbria? 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 Brampton 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 Brampton the land of milk and honey or are Appleby in Westmorland, Kirkby Stephen and Penrith a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Brampton

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 Brampton. 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
Appleby-in-Westmorland 10
Temple Sowerby 2
Long Marton 2
Shap 0
Blencarn 0
Broom 0
Bolton 0
Great Strickland 0
Hackthorpe 0
Helbeck 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Askham (Best) 24429/32845
Warcop 27457/32845
Appleby (Bongate) 27985/32845
Kirkby Thore 28721/32845
Appleby (Appleby) 30304/32845
Brough 30367/32845
Ravenstonedale 30367/32845
Crosby Ravensworth 30779/32845
Long Marton 32714/32845
Hartside (Worst) 32752/32845
Reader Opinion:

Kirkby - Merseyside (what a sh*thole!)

Your Health in Brampton

If you are thinking of moving to Brampton, 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 Brampton 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
Carlisle 1.34% 4.62% 13.98% 34.87% 45.19%
Allerdale 1.31% 4.94% 14.74% 34.53% 44.48%
South Lakeland 0.96% 3.57% 13.62% 35.1% 46.75%
Eden (Brampton) 0.9% 3.57% 13.69% 35.78% 46.06%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Appleby (Appleby) (Best) 12627/32845
Warcop 23546/32845
Appleby (Bongate) 24956/32845
Askham 25397/32845
Kirkby Thore 26838/32845
Long Marton 27113/32845
Brough 27913/32845
Ravenstonedale 27913/32845
Crosby Ravensworth 28419/32845
Hartside (Worst) 29883/32845
Reader Opinion:

Carlisle: the people who inhabit this city are not quite right

Deprivation in Brampton

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 Brampton. 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
Ravenstonedale (Best) 11522/32845
Brough 11522/32845
Warcop 12037/32845
Hartside 14613/32845
Appleby (Appleby) 15069/32845
Crosby Ravensworth 15110/32845
Askham 17933/32845
Kirkby Thore 19090/32845
Long Marton 19719/32845
Appleby (Bongate) (Worst) 25163/32845

Top 10 worst places to live in England 2020






  1. Carlisle, welcome to yesterday… today!

    Carlisle, welcome to yesterday… today!

  2. Kendal – Cumbria’s knock off Lancaster

    Kendal – Cumbria’s knock off Lancaster

  3. Wigton is a crummy little town

    Wigton is a crummy little town

  4. Maryport: The Anti-Social Landfill of Europe

    Maryport: The Anti-Social Landfill of Europe

  5. Carlisle: the people who inhabit this city are not quite right

    Carlisle: the people who inhabit this city are not quite right

  6. Carlisle, so bad the Scots don’t want it back!

    Carlisle, so bad the Scots don’t want it back!

  7. Workington is the **** armpit of Cumbria

    Workington is the **** armpit of Cumbria

  8. Carlisle – In-breeding at its best

    Carlisle – In-breeding at its best

  9. Carlisle- Where we’re closed minded t**ts!

    Carlisle- Where we’re closed minded t**ts!