Moving to Alford, Lincolnshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Alford, Lincolnshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Alford in Lincolnshire? You've found some estate agents and they have told you what you wanted to hear. You've read some speil by a local councillor who says that Alford is on the up an up? Now it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Alford the land of milk and honey or are Mablethorpe, Mablethorpe and Sutton and Spilsby a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Alford

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Alford. 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.

Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Bilsby Field 14
Alford 14
Bilsby 6
Bonthorpe 1
Cumberworth 1
Asserby Turn 0
Saleby 0
South Thoresby 0
Ailby 0
Hannah 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Alford. These statitics 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 collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Alford. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

Ward Average rank in England
Mablethorpe (Best) 13820/32845
Chapel St Leonards 17739/32845
Spilsby 22299/32845
Burgh le Marsh 24409/32845
Willoughby with Sloothby 25112/32845
Alford 25125/32845
Sutton on Sea 25364/32845
Withern & Theddlethorpe 27894/32845
Ingoldmells 511/32845
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Your Health in Alford

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

Local Authority Very Bad Bad Fair Good Very Good
East Lindsey (Alford) 1.86% 6.36% 18.27% 35.29% 38.22%
North East Lincolnshire 1.35% 4.7% 14.9% 35.04% 44.01%
North Kesteven 1.14% 3.9% 13.86% 35.11% 45.99%
Boston 1.24% 4.73% 15.86% 37.48% 40.69%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Alford (Best) 10581/32845
Willoughby with Sloothby 12553/32845
Withern & Theddlethorpe 12829/32845
Mablethorpe 1289/32845
Chapel St Leonards 2251/32845
Ingoldmells 2979/32845
Sutton on Sea 3971/32845
Burgh le Marsh 5758/32845
Spilsby 9493/32845
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Deprivation in Alford

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 Alford. 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
Spilsby (Best) 11184/32845
Burgh le Marsh 11634/32845
Mablethorpe 1619/32845
Ingoldmells 1829/32845
Chapel St Leonards 3107/32845
Sutton on Sea 5106/32845
Withern & Theddlethorpe 7369/32845
Willoughby with Sloothby 7938/32845
Alford 9121/32845

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