Moving to Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Fulbourn in Cambridgeshire? 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 Fulbourn 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 Fulbourn the land of milk and honey or are Cambridge, Northstowe and Newmarket a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Fulbourn

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of July 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Fulbourn. 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
Coldham’s Common 147
Cherry Hinton 71
Fen Ditton 54
Teversham 42
Fulbourn 5
Bottisham 4
Park End 4
Stow cum Quy 3
Little Wilbraham 1
Great Wilbraham 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Petersfield (Best) 13572/32845
Coleridge 14171/32845
Romsey 14476/32845
Trumpington 18322/32845
Fen Ditton & Fulbourn 20153/32845
Cherry Hinton 20448/32845
Queen Edith's 23368/32845
Shelford 24881/32845
Duxford 27414/32845
Abbey (Worst) 7606/32845
Reader Opinion:

Histon, Cambridge: you will never meet a duller bunch of arse candles

Your Health in Fulbourn

If you are thinking of moving to Fulbourn, 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 Fulbourn 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
Braintree 0.93% 3.43% 12.44% 35.69% 47.51%
South Cambridgeshire (Fulbourn) 0.7% 2.51% 10.62% 33.71% 52.46%
Cambridge 0.78% 2.85% 9.7% 31.97% 54.69%
Uttlesford 0.66% 2.6% 10.85% 33.34% 52.55%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Abbey (Best) 12423/32845
Coleridge 17987/32845
Romsey 18290/32845
Cherry Hinton 19162/32845
Petersfield 22876/32845
Trumpington 26683/32845
Fen Ditton & Fulbourn 27531/32845
Queen Edith's 27596/32845
Duxford 30713/32845
Shelford (Worst) 30878/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bar Hill, near Cambridge, Inbredsville

Deprivation in Fulbourn

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 Fulbourn. 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
Abbey (Best) 10105/32845
Trumpington 19844/32845
Coleridge 20570/32845
Romsey 21021/32845
Cherry Hinton 21806/32845
Petersfield 22478/32845
Fen Ditton & Fulbourn 23762/32845
Queen Edith's 27435/32845
Duxford 27901/32845
Shelford (Worst) 29216/32845

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