Moving to Cockermouth, Cumbria? What you need to know

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Moving to Cockermouth, Cumbria - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Cockermouth 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 Cockermouth 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 Cockermouth the land of milk and honey or are Aspatria, Maryport and Workington a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Cockermouth

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 Cockermouth. 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
Cockermouth 21
Broughton Cross 5
Little Broughton 5
Great Broughton 5
Nepgill 5
Papcastle 2
Greysouthen 2
Isel 0
Blindcrake 0
Dovenby 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Maryport North (Best) 13700/32845
Maryport South 15046/32845
Stainburn & Clifton 24783/32845
All Saints 27925/32845
Ellen & Gilcrux 29415/32845
Christchurch 30124/32845
Dalton 32603/32845
Broughton St Bridgets 32692/32845
Flimby 8809/32845
Reader Opinion:

Workington is the chav armpit of Cumbria

Your Health in Cockermouth

If you are thinking of moving to Cockermouth, 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 Cockermouth 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 (Cockermouth) 1.31% 4.94% 14.74% 34.53% 44.48%
Copeland 1.5% 5.33% 14.89% 33.91% 44.37%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Maryport North (Best) 10537/32845
Stainburn & Clifton 13181/32845
Ellen & Gilcrux 18315/32845
Christchurch 18883/32845
Broughton St Bridgets 20288/32845
All Saints 20860/32845
Dalton 25735/32845
Flimby 5919/32845
Maryport South 8180/32845
Reader Opinion:

Maryport: The Anti-Social Landfill of Europe

Deprivation in Cockermouth

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 Cockermouth. 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
Maryport North (Best) 10088/32845
Ellen & Gilcrux 18616/32845
Stainburn & Clifton 19856/32845
All Saints 21192/32845
Dalton 21286/32845
Broughton St Bridgets 22954/32845
Christchurch 25262/32845
Flimby 6919/32845
Maryport South 8296/32845

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