Moving to Gainsborough, Lincolnshire? What you need to know

MovingStatisticsPic Via

Moving to Gainsborough, Lincolnshire - What you need to know
Moving to Gainsborough, Lincolnshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Gainsborough 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 Gainsborough 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 Gainsborough the land of milk and honey or are Epworth, East Retford and Retford a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Gainsborough

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Gainsborough. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Blyton 6
Beckingham 1
Misterton Soss 0
Lea 0
Heckdyke 0
Walkerith 0
Knaith Park 0
Corringham 0
Aisby 0
Walkeringham 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Lea (Best) 31910/32845
Stow 30706/32845
Misterton 28145/32845
Torksey 27747/32845
Hemswell 26568/32845
Axholme South 25282/32845
Beckingham 24810/32845
Gainsborough North 10825/32845
Gainsborough East 9953/32845
Gainsborough South-West (Worst) 1764/32845
Reader Opinion:

Lincoln: The Cathedral and Holiday Inn city

Your Health in Gainsborough

If you are thinking of moving to Gainsborough, 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 Gainsborough 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
North Lincolnshire 1.24% 4.53% 14.73% 35.76% 43.74%
Bassetlaw 1.5% 5.24% 15.77% 34.68% 42.82%
Newark and Sherwood 1.32% 4.57% 14.7% 34.55% 44.86%
West Lindsey (Gainsborough) 1.11% 4.25% 14.68% 35.94% 44.03%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Lea (Best) 25315/32845
Beckingham 22501/32845
Axholme South 19424/32845
Hemswell 16818/32845
Torksey 16803/32845
Stow 15072/32845
Misterton 14824/32845
Gainsborough North 10244/32845
Gainsborough East 7879/32845
Gainsborough South-West (Worst) 5376/32845
Reader Opinion:

Lincoln: a tale of two cities

Deprivation in Gainsborough

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 Gainsborough. 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
Axholme South (Best) 23775/32845
Beckingham 20986/32845
Lea 20689/32845
Misterton 19212/32845
Stow 17364/32845
Torksey 15030/32845
Hemswell 13238/32845
Gainsborough North 7710/32845
Gainsborough East 4259/32845
Gainsborough South-West (Worst) 2748/32845

Top 50 worst places to live in England 2021
Top 50 worst places to live in England 2021