Moving to Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Scunthorpe 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 Scunthorpe 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 Scunthorpe the land of milk and honey or are Bottesford, Broughton and Winterton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Scunthorpe

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 Scunthorpe. 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
Frodingham 141
Brumby 113
Ashby 69
Crosby 57
Bottesford 27
Dragonby 1
Appleby 1
Roxby 1
Amcotts 0
Thealby 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Burringham and Gunness (Best) 10737/32845
Ashby 11029/32845
Burton upon Stather and Winterton 20816/32845
Bottesford 20945/32845
Ridge 21857/32845
Brumby 2490/32845
Town 6417/32845
Kingsway with Lincoln Gardens 8614/32845
Frodingham 8763/32845
Crosby and Park (Worst) 8885/32845
Reader Opinion:

Scunthorpe.... The name says it all!

Your Health in Scunthorpe

If you are thinking of moving to Scunthorpe, 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 Scunthorpe 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%
North Lincolnshire (Scunthorpe) 1.24% 4.53% 14.73% 35.76% 43.74%
Bassetlaw 1.5% 5.24% 15.77% 34.68% 42.82%
West Lindsey 1.11% 4.25% 14.68% 35.94% 44.03%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Kingsway with Lincoln Gardens (Best) 12184/32845
Burringham and Gunness 12372/32845
Burton upon Stather and Winterton 16536/32845
Ridge 17167/32845
Bottesford 18301/32845
Brumby 6530/32845
Crosby and Park 8207/32845
Frodingham 8420/32845
Town 8849/32845
Ashby (Worst) 8887/32845
Reader Opinion:

Let me introduce everyone to a little town called Hessle

Deprivation in Scunthorpe

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 Scunthorpe. 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
Crosby and Park (Best) 10496/32845
Burringham and Gunness 12219/32845
Ashby 12639/32845
Kingsway with Lincoln Gardens 15256/32845
Burton upon Stather and Winterton 19628/32845
Ridge 20405/32845
Bottesford 25833/32845
Brumby 5527/32845
Frodingham 7793/32845
Town (Worst) 9399/32845

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