Moving to Millom, Cumbria? What you need to know

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Moving to Millom, Cumbria - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Millom 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 Millom 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 Millom the land of milk and honey or are Barrow in Furness, Broughton in Furness and Dalton in Furness a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Millom

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 Millom. 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
Millom 11
Askam in Furness 9
Ireleth 9
Dunnerholme 6
Borwick Rails 5
Sand Side 2
Beck Side 2
Chapels 2
Wall End 2
Silecroft 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Parkside (Best) 16426/32845
Ormsgill 19601/32845
Newbarns 22284/32845
Walney North 26399/32845
Dalton South 26841/32845
Millom 28816/32845
Dalton North 29057/32845
Hawcoat 29856/32845
Furness Peninsula 32602/32845
Hindpool (Worst) 9866/32845
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Your Health in Millom

If you are thinking of moving to Millom, 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 Millom 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 1.3% 4.49% 13.7% 33.84% 46.67%
Allerdale 1.31% 4.94% 14.74% 34.53% 44.48%
Barrow-in-Furness 1.8% 6.57% 15.77% 33.1% 42.75%
Copeland (Millom) 1.5% 5.33% 14.89% 33.91% 44.37%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Furness Peninsula (Best) 23176/32845
Ormsgill 2582/32845
Parkside 3934/32845
Newbarns 4128/32845
Walney North 4501/32845
Hawcoat 4636/32845
Hindpool 522/32845
Millom 5773/32845
Dalton South 6051/32845
Dalton North (Worst) 7292/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bury St Edmunds, situated between two of the worst towns in Suffolk

Deprivation in Millom

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 Millom. 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
Walney North (Best) 11969/32845
Parkside 12067/32845
Newbarns 14156/32845
Dalton South 14818/32845
Hindpool 1548/32845
Dalton North 16329/32845
Furness Peninsula 20536/32845
Hawcoat 21070/32845
Ormsgill 8919/32845
Millom (Worst) 9360/32845

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