Moving to Ramsey, Cambridgeshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Ramsey, Cambridgeshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Ramsey in Cambridgeshire? 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 Ramsey 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 Ramsey the land of milk and honey or are Chatteris, Hanley Grange and Whittlesey a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Ramsey

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of November 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Ramsey. 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
Ramsey 26
Warboys 8
Fenton 4
Great Raveley 3
Ramsey Forty Foot 2
Ramsey St Mary’s 1
Benwick 0
Little Raveley 0
Ramsey Mereside 0
Pondersbridge 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Slade Lode (Best) 13039/32845
Wenneye 15016/32845
The Mills 19940/32845
Ramsey 20132/32845
Warboys 20703/32845
Benwick, Coates & Eastrea 22841/32845
Stilton, Folksworth & Washingley 22948/32845
Sawtry 24268/32845
Somersham 26401/32845
Reader Opinion:

Stoke-on-trent, more like Sh*thole-on-trent

Your Health in Ramsey

If you are thinking of moving to Ramsey, 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 Ramsey 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%
Huntingdonshire (Ramsey) 0.85% 3.09% 11.61% 35.67% 48.77%
Fenland 1.36% 4.82% 16.54% 37.83% 39.45%
East Cambridgeshire 0.85% 3.12% 12.09% 35.18% 48.77%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Slade Lode (Best) 10631/32845
Benwick, Coates & Eastrea 12553/32845
The Mills 13470/32845
Ramsey 19696/32845
Wenneye 22186/32845
Warboys 22635/32845
Sawtry 25257/32845
Stilton, Folksworth & Washingley 26900/32845
Somersham 28701/32845
Reader Opinion:

Whittlesey: Carnival of the Damned

Deprivation in Ramsey

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 Ramsey. 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
Slade Lode (Best) 12139/32845
Benwick, Coates & Eastrea 14717/32845
The Mills 16757/32845
Warboys 18086/32845
Ramsey 18422/32845
Wenneye 19429/32845
Stilton, Folksworth & Washingley 22835/32845
Sawtry 23325/32845
Somersham 27933/32845

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