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

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

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Milnrow a nice place to live?'' 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 Milnrow 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 Milnrow truly a nice place to live, or are Littleborough, Rochdale and Shaw and Crompton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Milnrow

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Milnrow. 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.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Tunshill 2
Rough Bank 2
Newhey 2
Belfield 0
Newbold 0
Milnrow 0
Firgrove 0
Little Clegg 0
Bentgate 0
Lady House 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Milnrow and Newhey (Best) 9209/32845
Wardle and West Littleborough 8655/32845
Shaw 6441/32845
Healey 6263/32845
Spotland and Falinge 4191/32845
Balderstone and Kirkholt 3322/32845
Smallbridge and Firgrove 2556/32845
Milkstone and Deeplish 2287/32845
Kingsway 2193/32845
Central Rochdale (Worst) 1365/32845
Reader Opinion:

Heywood: it has nothing to offer anyone who is normal and decent

Your Health in Milnrow

If you are thinking of moving to Milnrow, 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 Milnrow compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Rochdale (Milnrow) 1.68% 5.88%
Tameside 1.6% 5.7%
Oldham 1.52% 5.42%
Bury 1.26% 4.61%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Healey (Best) 9859/32845
Shaw 9241/32845
Wardle and West Littleborough 8479/32845
Milnrow and Newhey 7652/32845
Spotland and Falinge 7135/32845
Balderstone and Kirkholt 6293/32845
Kingsway 4278/32845
Smallbridge and Firgrove 3951/32845
Milkstone and Deeplish 3799/32845
Central Rochdale (Worst) 2803/32845
Reader Opinion:

Shaw, as annoying as an improperly wiped backside

Deprivation in Milnrow

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 Milnrow. 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
Milnrow and Newhey (Best) 14600/32845
Wardle and West Littleborough 13597/32845
Healey 13245/32845
Shaw 12280/32845
Spotland and Falinge 9837/32845
Balderstone and Kirkholt 7041/32845
Smallbridge and Firgrove 4806/32845
Kingsway 3686/32845
Milkstone and Deeplish 2260/32845
Central Rochdale (Worst) 1645/32845

Average rent in Milnrow

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Milnrow are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Milnrow.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Milnrow

If you are thinking of moving to Milnrow, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.


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