Moving to Kearsley, Greater Manchester? What you need to know

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Moving to Kearsley, Greater Manchester - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Kearsley in Greater Manchester? 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 Kearsley 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 Kearsley the land of milk and honey or are Farnworth, Radcliffe and Walkden a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Kearsley

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 Kearsley. 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
Croal 1
Little Lever 1
Kearsley 0
Stoneclough 0
Cinder Hill 0
Linnyshaw 0
Farnworth 0
New Bury 0
Moses Gate 0
Burnden 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Kearsley (Best) 10090/32845
Little Lever and Darcy Lever 10091/32845
Swinton North 11278/32845
Walkden North 2311/32845
Harper Green 5240/32845
Little Hulton 5944/32845
Pendlebury 7220/32845
Radcliffe West 7440/32845
Farnworth 872/32845
Walkden South (Worst) 8853/32845
Reader Opinion:

I fear for the future of Farnworth

Your Health in Kearsley

If you are thinking of moving to Kearsley, 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 Kearsley 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
Wigan 1.49% 5.7% 14.72% 32.7% 45.39%
Salford 1.7% 5.87% 14.04% 32.35% 46.03%
Bolton (Kearsley) 1.4% 5.23% 14.14% 33.88% 45.36%
Rochdale 1.68% 5.88% 14.79% 33.14% 44.51%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Walkden South (Best) 10555/32845
Little Hulton 1941/32845
Farnworth 2838/32845
Walkden North 4187/32845
Pendlebury 4813/32845
Harper Green 6018/32845
Swinton North 6753/32845
Kearsley 7158/32845
Radcliffe West 8785/32845
Little Lever and Darcy Lever (Worst) 9142/32845
Reader Opinion:

Farnworth used to be a nice place to live in the 60/70's

Deprivation in Kearsley

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 Kearsley. 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
Swinton North (Best) 10585/32845
Radcliffe West 10634/32845
Kearsley 10957/32845
Little Lever and Darcy Lever 12104/32845
Walkden South 16703/32845
Little Hulton 2546/32845
Farnworth 2639/32845
Walkden North 4313/32845
Harper Green 5926/32845
Pendlebury (Worst) 8537/32845

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