Moving to Grimsby, Lincolnshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Grimsby, Lincolnshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Grimsby 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 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 the land of milk and honey 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 August 2020 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.

Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Holme Hill 288
Grimsby 288
Grant Thorold 277
Littlefield 207
Grange 139
Nunsthorpe 107
Old Clee 92
Little Coates 82
Great Coates 41
Freshney 18

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

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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;

Local Authority Very Bad Bad Fair Good Very Good
Kingston upon Hull, City of 1.61% 5.48% 14.86% 34.93% 43.12%
East Lindsey 1.86% 6.36% 18.27% 35.29% 38.22%
North East Lincolnshire (Grimsby) 1.35% 4.7% 14.9% 35.04% 44.01%
West Lindsey 1.11% 4.25% 14.68% 35.94% 44.03%

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

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

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