Moving to Holbeach, Lincolnshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Holbeach, Lincolnshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Holbeach 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 Holbeach 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 Holbeach the land of milk and honey or are Wisbech, Long Sutton and Spalding a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Holbeach

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 Holbeach. 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
Holbeach 24
Cackle Hill 21
Penny Hill 21
Holbeach Bank 6
Gedney 5
Little Common 5
Holbeach Clough 5
Loosegate 1
Chapelgate 0
Halesgate 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Spalding St Paul's (Best) 19148/32845
Spalding St Mary's 23782/32845
Sutton Bridge 24094/32845
The Saints 24521/32845
Holbeach Town 26876/32845
Fleet 28016/32845
Gedney 28581/32845
Holbeach Hurn 29028/32845
Long Sutton 29059/32845
Five Village (Worst) 29088/32845
Reader Opinion:

Wisbech, I came pretty close to sliding into depression

Your Health in Holbeach

If you are thinking of moving to Holbeach, 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 Holbeach 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
Peterborough 1.13% 4.04% 13.27% 37.3% 44.26%
South Holland (Holbeach) 1.38% 4.72% 15.82% 37.55% 40.52%
Boston 1.24% 4.73% 15.86% 37.48% 40.69%
East Cambridgeshire 0.85% 3.12% 12.09% 35.18% 48.77%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sutton Bridge (Best) 10409/32845
Long Sutton 11842/32845
Five Village 12198/32845
Gedney 13777/32845
The Saints 15015/32845
Fleet 15546/32845
Holbeach Town 17907/32845
Holbeach Hurn 17992/32845
Spalding St Paul's 20188/32845
Spalding St Mary's (Worst) 21301/32845
Reader Opinion:

Epsom: the not-so-salubrious suburb

Deprivation in Holbeach

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 Holbeach. 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
Sutton Bridge (Best) 10543/32845
The Saints 11733/32845
Fleet 12356/32845
Long Sutton 13915/32845
Holbeach Town 16093/32845
Spalding St Paul's 17217/32845
Spalding St Mary's 20376/32845
Gedney 8061/32845
Five Village 8749/32845
Holbeach Hurn (Worst) 9233/32845

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