Moving to Thornton, Lancashire? What you need to know

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Moving to Thornton, Lancashire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Thornton 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 Thornton 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 Thornton the land of milk and honey or are Cleveleys, Poulton le Fylde and Thornton Cleveleys a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Thornton

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 Thornton. 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
Carleton 78
Trunnah 65
Burn Naze 65
Anchorsholme 53
Little Bispham 42
Breedy Butts 29
Little Thornton 13
Moor End 7
Sower Carr 7
Hambleton 7

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ingthorpe (Best) 13535/32845
Jubilee 15357/32845
Bourne 21449/32845
Anchorsholme 21598/32845
Marsh Mill 23757/32845
Cleveleys Park 24056/32845
Pheasant's Wood 24095/32845
Victoria & Norcross 26044/32845
Carleton 27262/32845
Stanah (Worst) 28305/32845
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Your Health in Thornton

If you are thinking of moving to Thornton, 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 Thornton 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
Blackpool 2.2% 7.28% 16.88% 33.8% 39.84%
Lancaster 1.3% 4.49% 13.7% 33.84% 46.67%
Wyre (Thornton) 1.66% 5.52% 15.95% 33.62% 43.25%
Fylde 1.37% 4.87% 15.34% 33.78% 44.64%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bourne (Best) 10940/32845
Pheasant's Wood 11321/32845
Marsh Mill 12317/32845
Stanah 13223/32845
Carleton 13307/32845
Victoria & Norcross 14392/32845
Anchorsholme 2887/32845
Ingthorpe 2946/32845
Jubilee 6269/32845
Cleveleys Park (Worst) 8166/32845

Deprivation in Thornton

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 Thornton. 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
Cleveleys Park (Best) 14681/32845
Bourne 17614/32845
Pheasant's Wood 20831/32845
Marsh Mill 20973/32845
Victoria & Norcross 21212/32845
Stanah 23044/32845
Carleton 23500/32845
Ingthorpe 8134/32845
Anchorsholme 8756/32845
Jubilee (Worst) 9146/32845

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