Moving to Ulverston, Cumbria? What you need to know

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Moving to Ulverston, Cumbria - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Ulverston 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 Ulverston 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 Ulverston the land of milk and honey or are Broughton in Furness, Dalton in Furness and Millom a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Ulverston

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 Ulverston. 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
Ulverston 16
Dragley Beck 14
South Ulverston 14
Newland 14
Sandside 8
Newland Bottom 5
Mansriggs 5
Croftlands 3
Arrad Foot 2
Rowe Head 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Parkside (Best) 16426/32845
Newbarns 22284/32845
Dalton South 26841/32845
Ulverston East 27462/32845
Millom 28816/32845
Dalton North 29057/32845
Hawcoat 29856/32845
Ulverston West 30109/32845
Broughton & Coniston 31730/32845
Furness Peninsula (Worst) 32602/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bradley, the shit in the slippers of Huddersfield

Your Health in Ulverston

If you are thinking of moving to Ulverston, 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 Ulverston 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
Lancaster 1.3% 4.49% 13.7% 33.84% 46.67%
Wyre 1.66% 5.52% 15.95% 33.62% 43.25%
Barrow-in-Furness 1.8% 6.57% 15.77% 33.1% 42.75%
South Lakeland (Ulverston) 0.96% 3.57% 13.62% 35.1% 46.75%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ulverston East (Best) 10902/32845
Ulverston West 22565/32845
Furness Peninsula 23176/32845
Broughton & Coniston 26785/32845
Parkside 3934/32845
Newbarns 4128/32845
Hawcoat 4636/32845
Millom 5773/32845
Dalton South 6051/32845
Dalton North (Worst) 7292/32845
Reader Opinion:

Huddersfield, such a brilliant place to live!

Deprivation in Ulverston

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 Ulverston. 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
Parkside (Best) 12067/32845
Ulverston East 13731/32845
Newbarns 14156/32845
Dalton South 14818/32845
Dalton North 16329/32845
Broughton & Coniston 20024/32845
Furness Peninsula 20536/32845
Hawcoat 21070/32845
Ulverston West 27139/32845
Millom (Worst) 9360/32845

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