Moving to Sleaford, Lincolnshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Sleaford, Lincolnshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Sleaford 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 Sleaford 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 Sleaford the land of milk and honey or are Coningsby, Grantham and North Hykeham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Sleaford

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 Sleaford. 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
Holdingham 16
Ruskington 15
Dorrington 10
Leasingham 10
Anwick 2
Silk Willoughby 0
Evedon 0
Cranwell 0
North Rauceby 0
South Rauceby 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sleaford Navigation (Best) 18587/32845
Sleaford Westholme 20730/32845
Sleaford Castle 22725/32845
Sleaford Holdingham 26889/32845
Ruskington 30647/32845
Heckington Rural 31167/32845
Osbournby 31435/32845
Sleaford Quarrington and Mareham 31573/32845
Ashby de la Launde and Cranwell 32316/32845
Leasingham and Rauceby (Worst) 32535/32845
Reader Opinion:

Boston: I am not a duck!

Your Health in Sleaford

If you are thinking of moving to Sleaford, 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 Sleaford 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
South Kesteven 1.04% 3.74% 13.28% 35.13% 46.81%
North Kesteven (Sleaford) 1.14% 3.9% 13.86% 35.11% 45.99%
South Holland 1.38% 4.72% 15.82% 37.55% 40.52%
Boston 1.24% 4.73% 15.86% 37.48% 40.69%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sleaford Navigation (Best) 17215/32845
Sleaford Westholme 18860/32845
Ruskington 19165/32845
Sleaford Castle 20505/32845
Sleaford Holdingham 20884/32845
Ashby de la Launde and Cranwell 24469/32845
Osbournby 26142/32845
Heckington Rural 26537/32845
Leasingham and Rauceby 27195/32845
Sleaford Quarrington and Mareham (Worst) 29121/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Sleaford

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 Sleaford. 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
Sleaford Navigation (Best) 11463/32845
Sleaford Westholme 13585/32845
Osbournby 14901/32845
Sleaford Castle 17485/32845
Sleaford Holdingham 18850/32845
Ruskington 21279/32845
Heckington Rural 21497/32845
Ashby de la Launde and Cranwell 23728/32845
Leasingham and Rauceby 27341/32845
Sleaford Quarrington and Mareham (Worst) 29350/32845

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