Moving to Carnforth, Lancashire? What you need to know

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Moving to Carnforth, Lancashire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Carnforth 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 Carnforth 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 Carnforth the land of milk and honey or are Milnthorpe, Lancaster and Morecambe a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Carnforth

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 Carnforth. 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
Crag Bank 8
Carnforth 8
Millhead 8
Bolton Town End 7
Bolton-le-Sands 5
Capernwray 1
Borwick 1
Tewitfield 1
Silverdale Green 0
Nether Kellet 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bare (Best) 17716/32845
Carnforth & Millhead 22040/32845
Torrisholme 22932/32845
Halton-with-Aughton 27201/32845
Bolton & Slyne 27557/32845
Kellet 29229/32845
Silverdale 30346/32845
Burton & Crooklands 31807/32845
Skerton West 9047/32845
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Your Health in Carnforth

If you are thinking of moving to Carnforth, 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 Carnforth 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
Lancaster (Carnforth) 1.3% 4.49% 13.7% 33.84% 46.67%
Wyre 1.66% 5.52% 15.95% 33.62% 43.25%
Barrow-in-Furness 1.8% 6.57% 15.77% 33.1% 42.75%
South Lakeland 0.96% 3.57% 13.62% 35.1% 46.75%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Carnforth & Millhead (Best) 11151/32845
Torrisholme 12397/32845
Halton-with-Aughton 14339/32845
Bolton & Slyne 15477/32845
Kellet 17146/32845
Silverdale 25221/32845
Burton & Crooklands 27004/32845
Bare 7616/32845
Skerton West 8731/32845
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Deprivation in Carnforth

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 Carnforth. 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
Skerton West (Best) 11311/32845
Bare 15617/32845
Carnforth & Millhead 17766/32845
Kellet 21121/32845
Torrisholme 22677/32845
Halton-with-Aughton 24108/32845
Bolton & Slyne 26308/32845
Burton & Crooklands 26964/32845
Silverdale 29093/32845

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