Moving to Louth, Lincolnshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Louth, Lincolnshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Louth 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 Louth 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 Louth the land of milk and honey or are Alford, Mablethorpe and Mablethorpe and Sutton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Louth

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 Louth. 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
Louth 63
Keddington 56
Keddington Corner 7
Little Grimsby 0
Fotherby 0
Little Welton 0
Hallington 0
South Elkington 0
Raithby 0
Maltby 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Priory & St James' (Best) 17329/32845
Legbourne 25414/32845
Trinity 25928/32845
North Holme 26823/32845
St Mary's 27182/32845
Binbrook 28183/32845
St Margaret's 29216/32845
St Michael's 31275/32845
Tetford & Donington 31341/32845
Grimoldby (Worst) 31908/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Your Health in Louth

If you are thinking of moving to Louth, 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 Louth 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
East Lindsey (Louth) 1.86% 6.36% 18.27% 35.29% 38.22%
North East Lincolnshire 1.35% 4.7% 14.9% 35.04% 44.01%
North Kesteven 1.14% 3.9% 13.86% 35.11% 45.99%
Boston 1.24% 4.73% 15.86% 37.48% 40.69%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Mary's (Best) 10995/32845
Legbourne 12676/32845
Grimoldby 13146/32845
Binbrook 15722/32845
Tetford & Donington 20037/32845
North Holme 3754/32845
Trinity 4440/32845
Priory & St James' 6840/32845
St Michael's 7196/32845
St Margaret's (Worst) 7219/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Louth

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 Louth. 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
Tetford & Donington (Best) 11583/32845
Binbrook 11597/32845
Priory & St James' 12755/32845
St Margaret's 14054/32845
St Michael's 16939/32845
Grimoldby 19009/32845
St Mary's 21309/32845
Trinity 3982/32845
North Holme 7857/32845
Legbourne (Worst) 9591/32845

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