Is Caistor, Lincolnshire a nice place to live?

Is Caistor a nice place to live or is Caistor rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Caistor is on the up an up, it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Caistor truly a nice place to live, or are Brigg, Market Rasen and Redcar a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Caistor?

Using the latest Police street crime figures (typically from 3 months ago) we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Caistor. 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.
Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Sandbraes 21
Caistor 21
Canada 20
Cabourne 11
Nettleton 7
Grasby 0
North Kelsey Moor 0
Great Limber 0
Nettleton Top 0
Rothwell 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Caistor. These statistics 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 taken the rank average for wards in and around Caistor and compared them. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

You least likely to be a victim of crime in the Kelsey Wold ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Kelsey Wold (Best) 32431/32845
Waddingham and Spital 31466/32845
Fulstow 27843/32845
Waltham 27355/32845
Scartho 25435/32845
Wold View 24404/32845
Caistor and Yarborough 24381/32845
Immingham 20805/32845
Yarborough 11990/32845
South (Worst) 2473/32845
Reader Opinion:

Grimsby: the name says it all, GRIM-sby, it's an utter dump

Your Health in Caistor

If you are thinking of moving to Caistor, 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 Caistor compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Kingston upon Hull, City of 1.61% 5.48%
East Lindsey 1.86% 6.36%
North East Lincolnshire 1.35% 4.7%
West Lindsey (Caistor) 1.11% 4.25%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Waddingham and Spital (Best) 25767/32845
Kelsey Wold 23462/32845
Caistor and Yarborough 19799/32845
Scartho 19067/32845
Waltham 17687/32845
Fulstow 14097/32845
Yarborough 13163/32845
Immingham 12311/32845
Wold View 10541/32845
South (Worst) 4674/32845
Reader Opinion:

Loughborough - "Luffbra" - it's sh*t me duck

Deprivation in Caistor

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 Caistor. 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
Waltham (Best) 24021/32845
Scartho 24020/32845
Caistor and Yarborough 20847/32845
Waddingham and Spital 19065/32845
Kelsey Wold 17359/32845
Fulstow 14420/32845
Immingham 12702/32845
Yarborough 12639/32845
Wold View 9942/32845
South (Worst) 3291/32845

Average rent in Caistor

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Caistor are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Caistor.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Caistor

If you are thinking of moving to Caistor, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.

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