Moving to Silloth, Cumbria? What you need to know

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Moving to Silloth, Cumbria - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Silloth 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 Silloth 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 Silloth the land of milk and honey or are Aspatria, Wigton and Annan a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Silloth

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 Silloth. 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
Silloth 7
Aspatria 4
Watchhill 2
Crookdake 2
Abbeytown 1
Tarns 0
Holme St Cuthbert 0
Goodyhills 0
Mealrigg 0
New Cowper 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Maryport North (Best) 13700/32845
Wigton & Woodside 24000/32845
Silloth & Solway Coast 25861/32845
Allhallow & Waverton 26252/32845
Aspatria 26630/32845
Marsh & Wampool 27247/32845
All Saints 27925/32845
Ellen & Gilcrux 29415/32845
Annandale South 3625/32845
Flimby (Worst) 8809/32845
Reader Opinion:

Annan, an unknown but disgusting town.

Your Health in Silloth

If you are thinking of moving to Silloth, 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 Silloth 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
Carlisle 1.34% 4.62% 13.98% 34.87% 45.19%
Allerdale (Silloth) 1.31% 4.94% 14.74% 34.53% 44.48%
Copeland 1.5% 5.33% 14.89% 33.91% 44.37%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Maryport North (Best) 10537/32845
Silloth & Solway Coast 12628/32845
Wigton & Woodside 14950/32845
Allhallow & Waverton 15282/32845
Aspatria 15442/32845
Ellen & Gilcrux 18315/32845
Marsh & Wampool 20057/32845
All Saints 20860/32845
Annandale South 3923/32845
Flimby (Worst) 5919/32845
Reader Opinion:

Wigton is a crummy little town

Deprivation in Silloth

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 Silloth. 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
Maryport North (Best) 10088/32845
Allhallow & Waverton 11562/32845
Silloth & Solway Coast 11666/32845
Aspatria 14090/32845
Marsh & Wampool 15107/32845
Wigton & Woodside 15499/32845
Ellen & Gilcrux 18616/32845
All Saints 21192/32845
Annandale South 3507/32845
Flimby (Worst) 6919/32845

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