Is Ramsey, Cambridgeshire a nice place to live?

Is Ramsey a nice place to live or is Ramsey rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Ramsey 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 Ramsey truly a nice place to live, or are Chatteris, Hanley Grange and Whittlesey a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Ramsey?

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 Ramsey. 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
Ramsey 37
Warboys 8
Fenton 4
Benwick 3
Ramsey Forty Foot 2
Ramsey St Mary’s 1
Ramsey Mereside 1
Great Raveley 0
Little Raveley 0
Pondersbridge 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Ramsey. 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 Ramsey 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 Somersham ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Somersham (Best) 26401/32845
Sawtry 24268/32845
Stilton, Folksworth & Washingley 22948/32845
Benwick, Coates & Eastrea 22841/32845
Warboys 20703/32845
Ramsey 20132/32845
The Mills 19940/32845
Wenneye 15016/32845
Slade Lode 13039/32845
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Your Health in Ramsey

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Peterborough 1.13% 4.04%
Huntingdonshire (Ramsey) 0.85% 3.09%
Fenland 1.36% 4.82%
East Cambridgeshire 0.85% 3.12%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Somersham (Best) 28701/32845
Stilton, Folksworth & Washingley 26900/32845
Sawtry 25257/32845
Warboys 22635/32845
Wenneye 22186/32845
Ramsey 19696/32845
The Mills 13470/32845
Benwick, Coates & Eastrea 12553/32845
Slade Lode 10631/32845
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Deprivation in Ramsey

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 Ramsey. 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
Somersham (Best) 27933/32845
Sawtry 23325/32845
Stilton, Folksworth & Washingley 22835/32845
Wenneye 19429/32845
Ramsey 18422/32845
Warboys 18086/32845
The Mills 16757/32845
Benwick, Coates & Eastrea 14717/32845
Slade Lode 12139/32845

Average rent in Ramsey

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Ramsey

If you are thinking of moving to Ramsey, 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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