Moving to Newmarket, Suffolk? What you need to know

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Moving to Newmarket, Suffolk - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Newmarket in Suffolk? 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 Newmarket 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 Newmarket the land of milk and honey or are Fulbourn, Soham and Mildenhall a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Newmarket

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 Newmarket. 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
Newmarket 48
Exning 7
Ashley 3
Cheveley 3
Kennet End 2
Kentford 2
Dullingham 1
Broad Green 1
Gazeley 1
Landwade 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Newmarket East (Best) 12103/32845
Newmarket North 13167/32845
Newmarket West 16586/32845
Iceni 18213/32845
Exning 23792/32845
Burwell 26321/32845
Kentford & Moulton 28267/32845
Woodditton 29085/32845
Fordham & Isleham 30201/32845
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Your Health in Newmarket

If you are thinking of moving to Newmarket, 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 Newmarket 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
Braintree 0.93% 3.43% 12.44% 35.69% 47.51%
Cambridge 0.78% 2.85% 9.7% 31.97% 54.69%
Uttlesford 0.66% 2.6% 10.85% 33.34% 52.55%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Newmarket North (Best) 13394/32845
Newmarket East 18344/32845
Newmarket West 20273/32845
Kentford & Moulton 20944/32845
Exning 23256/32845
Iceni 23259/32845
Fordham & Isleham 26040/32845
Woodditton 27189/32845
Burwell 27957/32845

Deprivation in Newmarket

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 Newmarket. 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
Newmarket North (Best) 13912/32845
Newmarket East 16669/32845
Newmarket West 20267/32845
Kentford & Moulton 20392/32845
Exning 21957/32845
Iceni 22494/32845
Fordham & Isleham 23669/32845
Woodditton 24432/32845
Burwell 26674/32845

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    Bury St Edmunds a lovely town. Whooa! Let’s stop right there shall we!

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