Moving to Grimsby, Lincolnshire? What you need to know

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

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Grimsby a nice place to live?'' 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 Grimsby 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 Grimsby truly a nice place to live, or are Cleethorpes, Immingham and Little Coates a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Grimsby

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 Grimsby. 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
Grant Thorold 0
Holme Hill 0
Grimsby 0
Littlefield 0
Grange 0
Old Clee 0
Nunsthorpe 0
Little Coates 0
Great Coates 0
Freshney 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Humberston and New Waltham (Best) 25620/32845
Scartho 25435/32845
Freshney 19345/32845
Yarborough 11990/32845
Heneage 4336/32845
Park 3959/32845
Sidney Sussex 2946/32845
South 2473/32845
West Marsh 1364/32845
East Marsh (Worst) 1154/32845
Reader Opinion:

Skegness - where the Northerners go to die

Your Health in Grimsby

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Kingston upon Hull, City of 1.61% 5.48%
East Lindsey 1.86% 6.36%
North East Lincolnshire (Grimsby) 1.35% 4.7%
West Lindsey 1.11% 4.25%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Scartho (Best) 19067/32845
Humberston and New Waltham 17505/32845
Park 13783/32845
Freshney 13211/32845
Yarborough 13163/32845
Heneage 8999/32845
Sidney Sussex 6824/32845
West Marsh 5248/32845
South 4674/32845
East Marsh (Worst) 4080/32845
Reader Opinion:

Grimsby: the name says it all, GRIM-sby, it's an utter dump

Deprivation in Grimsby

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 Grimsby. 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
Scartho (Best) 24020/32845
Humberston and New Waltham 23826/32845
Freshney 16215/32845
Park 13203/32845
Yarborough 12639/32845
Heneage 7322/32845
Sidney Sussex 5484/32845
South 3291/32845
West Marsh 1629/32845
East Marsh (Worst) 1216/32845

Average rent in Grimsby

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Grimsby

If you are thinking of moving to Grimsby, 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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