Two of the most expensive streets to live on in BB3 are Chapels Lane and Woodlea Chase. The average price for properties on Chapels Lane is roughly £500,000, which may vary accordingly. The properties on this street are mostly detached, with 1 flat. There are no any supermarkets or petrol stations nearby, but there is a primary school just a quick walk away on Rock Lane. The average value for properties situated on Woodlea Chase is about £400,000, but is subject to variation. The properties on this street are detached with multiple garages. The road is situated in a cul-de-sac that allows for both privacy and safety for families with children. There are two primary schools about a mile away on Knowlesly Road and a secondary school, Darwen Moorland High School, located on Holden Fold.
With average transaction prices of just above £40,000, Leven Grove and Mayfield Flats are the two of the most affordable streets to live on in BB3. Leven Grove has twenty eight homes, two of which are now converted flats and is just minutes away from St Edwards Roman Catholic Primary School Blackburn on Blackburn Road. About two miles south is Mayfield Flats. Do not be fooled by the name of the street. Only six of the one hundred and three properties here are flats. Residents are lucky enough to have the convenience of a Post Office on Bolton Road, a nearby petrol station, a supermarket and Darwen Rail station just a mile away.
The current population in BB3 is over 32,000 with a median age of 36 years old. The majority of the properties located in the area are owner occupied, where as they make up about 72 per cent of the ownership in the district. This area, once a very rural location, is rapidly expanding.