Is Market Rasen, Lincolnshire a nice place to live?

Is Market Rasen a nice place to live or is Market Rasen rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Market Rasen 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 Market Rasen truly a nice place to live, or are Caistor, Wragby and Redcar a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Market Rasen?

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 Market Rasen. 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
Market Rasen 21
Rase 19
Tealby 2
Heathfield 0
Claxby 0
Buslingthorpe 0
North Willingham 0
South Owersby 0
Lissington 0
Bleasby Moor 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Market Rasen. 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 Market Rasen 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 Sudbrooke ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Sudbrooke (Best) 32693/32845
Waddingham and Spital 31466/32845
Tetford & Donington 31341/32845
Nettleham 30894/32845
Dunholme and Welton 29676/32845
Wragby 27861/32845
Fulstow 27843/32845
Market Rasen 25193/32845
Wold View 24404/32845
Caistor and Yarborough (Worst) 24381/32845
Reader Opinion:

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

Your Health in Market Rasen

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

Town Very Bad Bad
East Lindsey 1.86% 6.36%
North East Lincolnshire 1.35% 4.7%
Lincoln 1.16% 4.18%
West Lindsey (Market Rasen) 1.11% 4.25%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Market Rasen. 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 Market Rasen. 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
Nettleham 22000/32845
Sudbrooke 20695/32845
Tetford & Donington 20037/32845
Caistor and Yarborough 19799/32845
Dunholme and Welton 18224/32845
Market Rasen 16229/32845
Fulstow 14097/32845
Wragby 13640/32845
Wold View (Worst) 10541/32845
Reader Opinion:

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

Deprivation in Market Rasen

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 Market Rasen. 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
Nettleham (Best) 28952/32845
Sudbrooke 27102/32845
Caistor and Yarborough 20847/32845
Dunholme and Welton 20622/32845
Waddingham and Spital 19065/32845
Market Rasen 15956/32845
Fulstow 14420/32845
Tetford & Donington 11583/32845
Wragby 10533/32845
Wold View (Worst) 9942/32845

Average rent in Market Rasen

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Market Rasen 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 Market Rasen.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Market Rasen

If you are thinking of moving to Market Rasen, 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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