Is Milnthorpe, Cumbria a nice place to live?

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Moving to Milnthorpe, Cumbria - What you need to know
Moving to Milnthorpe, Cumbria - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Milnthorpe 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 Milnthorpe 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 Milnthorpe truly a nice place to live, or are Grange over Sands, Kendal and Carnforth a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Milnthorpe

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 Milnthorpe. 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
Greystone 5
Milnthorpe 2
Ackenthwaite 1
Heversham 1
Storth 1
Leasgill 0
Crooklands 0
Hale 0
Beetham 0
Kent 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Burton & Crooklands (Best) 31807/32845
Kendal South & Natland 31658/32845
Grange 31097/32845
Silverdale 30346/32845
Cartmel 29252/32845
Arnside & Milnthorpe 29227/32845
Kendal West 28919/32845
Bowness & Levens 27933/32845
Carnforth & Millhead 22040/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Your Health in Milnthorpe

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Lancaster 1.3% 4.49%
Wyre 1.66% 5.52%
Barrow-in-Furness 1.8% 6.57%
South Lakeland (Milnthorpe) 0.96% 3.57%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Burton & Crooklands (Best) 27004/32845
Bowness & Levens 25975/32845
Silverdale 25221/32845
Kendal South & Natland 24989/32845
Cartmel 24889/32845
Arnside & Milnthorpe 24437/32845
Grange 21950/32845
Kendal West 18992/32845
Carnforth & Millhead 11151/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Milnthorpe

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 Milnthorpe. 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
Silverdale (Best) 29093/32845
Kendal South & Natland 27865/32845
Burton & Crooklands 26964/32845
Grange 25492/32845
Arnside & Milnthorpe 24367/32845
Kendal West 22398/32845
Bowness & Levens 21005/32845
Cartmel 20695/32845
Carnforth & Millhead 17766/32845

Average rent in Milnthorpe

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Milnthorpe 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 Milnthorpe.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Milnthorpe

If you are thinking of moving to Milnthorpe, 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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