Is Mildenhall, Suffolk a nice place to live?

Is Mildenhall a nice place to live or is Mildenhall rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Mildenhall 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 Mildenhall truly a nice place to live, or are Soham, Brandon and Newmarket a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Mildenhall?

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 Mildenhall. 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
Mildenhall 28
Holywell Row 11
Beck Row 9
Eriswell 6
Lakenheath 5
Barton Mills 2
Lark 2
Cut-off Channel 1
Tuddenham 0
Undley 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Mildenhall. 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 Mildenhall 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 Risby ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Risby (Best) 30424/32845
Fordham & Isleham 30201/32845
Barrow 29159/32845
Kentford & Moulton 28267/32845
Manor 24123/32845
The Rows 22195/32845
Mildenhall Queensway 18979/32845
Iceni 18213/32845
Mildenhall Great Heath 18179/32845
Mildenhall Kingsway & Market (Worst) 17825/32845
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Your Health in Mildenhall

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

Town Very Bad Bad
King`s Lynn and West Norfolk 1.31% 4.8%
Fenland 1.36% 4.82%
East Cambridgeshire 0.85% 3.12%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Barrow (Best) 28414/32845
Fordham & Isleham 26040/32845
Iceni 23259/32845
Risby 22861/32845
The Rows 21770/32845
Manor 21464/32845
Kentford & Moulton 20944/32845
Mildenhall Kingsway & Market 19411/32845
Mildenhall Queensway 17127/32845
Mildenhall Great Heath (Worst) 13686/32845
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Deprivation in Mildenhall

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 Mildenhall. 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
Barrow (Best) 24312/32845
Fordham & Isleham 23669/32845
Iceni 22494/32845
Kentford & Moulton 20392/32845
Mildenhall Queensway 20249/32845
Mildenhall Kingsway & Market 18484/32845
Manor 17838/32845
Risby 16966/32845
Mildenhall Great Heath 14708/32845
The Rows (Worst) 13460/32845

Average rent in Mildenhall

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Mildenhall

If you are thinking of moving to Mildenhall, 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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