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

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

So you are thinking of moving to Ramsbottom 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 Ramsbottom 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 Ramsbottom the land of milk and honey or are Bury, Tottington and Rawtenstall a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Ramsbottom

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 Ramsbottom. 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
Ewood Bridge 5
Chatterton 3
Edenfield 3
Turn 1
Bank Lane 1
Shuttleworth 1
Carr 1
Holcombe 0
Ramsbottom 0
Brooksbottoms 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Longholme (Best) 12658/32845
Church 15700/32845
Ramsbottom 16321/32845
Elton 16626/32845
Greenfield 17414/32845
Tottington 18862/32845
North Manor 20246/32845
Eden 22312/32845
Moorside 4961/32845
Norden (Worst) 9761/32845
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Your Health in Ramsbottom

If you are thinking of moving to Ramsbottom, 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 Ramsbottom 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
Bolton 1.4% 5.23% 14.14% 33.88% 45.36%
Rochdale 1.68% 5.88% 14.79% 33.14% 44.51%
Bury (Ramsbottom) 1.26% 4.61% 13.74% 33.3% 47.08%
Rossendale 1.41% 5.11% 14.13% 33.11% 46.24%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Longholme (Best) 11770/32845
Norden 12443/32845
Greenfield 12471/32845
Church 15511/32845
Elton 16203/32845
Tottington 17038/32845
Eden 19303/32845
Ramsbottom 19466/32845
North Manor 19967/32845
Moorside (Worst) 7215/32845
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Deprivation in Ramsbottom

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 Ramsbottom. 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
Longholme (Best) 11810/32845
Greenfield 18193/32845
Elton 19672/32845
Norden 19962/32845
Eden 20029/32845
Church 21162/32845
Tottington 22389/32845
Ramsbottom 23357/32845
North Manor 26773/32845
Moorside (Worst) 7289/32845

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