Moving to Padiham, Lancashire? What you need to know

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Moving to Padiham, Lancashire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Padiham in Lancashire? 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 Padiham 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 Padiham the land of milk and honey or are Brierfield, Burnley and Clayton le Moors a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Padiham

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 Padiham. 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
Burnley 166
Padiham 62
Lowerhouse 49
Hapton 11
Altham 5
Lane Ends 2
Fence 2
Calder 1
Higham 1
Read 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Whittlefield with Ightenhill (Best) 14250/32845
Sabden 20853/32845
East Whalley, Read & Simonstone 26165/32845
Higham and Pendleside 31734/32845
Trinity 418/32845
Gawthorpe 4828/32845
Gannow 5347/32845
Rosehill with Burnley Wood 5576/32845
Rosegrove with Lowerhouse 5758/32845
Hapton with Park (Worst) 9979/32845
Reader Opinion:

A good number of men living in Burnley have had it with their sister

Your Health in Padiham

If you are thinking of moving to Padiham, 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 Padiham 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
Burnley (Padiham) 1.73% 5.99% 15.72% 33.64% 42.93%
Hyndburn 1.66% 5.95% 15.14% 34.2% 43.05%
Pendle 1.46% 5.5% 15.01% 34.46% 43.56%
Ribble Valley 0.85% 3.16% 12.34% 32.16% 51.49%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Trinity (Best) 1394/32845
Higham and Pendleside 17381/32845
Sabden 25825/32845
East Whalley, Read & Simonstone 28793/32845
Gawthorpe 3066/32845
Rosehill with Burnley Wood 4019/32845
Gannow 4028/32845
Rosegrove with Lowerhouse 4046/32845
Hapton with Park 4067/32845
Whittlefield with Ightenhill (Worst) 9575/32845
Reader Opinion:

Brierfield. Pendle's Melanoma

Deprivation in Padiham

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 Padiham. 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
Trinity (Best) 1151/32845
Whittlefield with Ightenhill 20254/32845
Higham and Pendleside 23959/32845
Sabden 27344/32845
East Whalley, Read & Simonstone 30210/32845
Gawthorpe 4620/32845
Gannow 6757/32845
Rosehill with Burnley Wood 7580/32845
Rosegrove with Lowerhouse 7716/32845
Hapton with Park (Worst) 8231/32845

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