Moving to Spalding, Lincolnshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Spalding, Lincolnshire - What you need to know
Moving to Spalding, Lincolnshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Spalding 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 Spalding 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 Spalding the land of milk and honey or are Bourne, Crowland and Holbeach a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Spalding

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Spalding. 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
Fulney 56
Spalding 46
Crossgate 8
Pinchbeck 8
Fen End 7
Little London 4
Pode Hole 3
Loosegate 2
Pinchbeck West 1
Peak Hill 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Spalding Castle (Best) 14646/32845
Spalding St Paul's 19148/32845
Spalding St John's 20647/32845
Crowland and Deeping St Nicholas 21944/32845
Spalding Wygate 23018/32845
Spalding St Mary's 23782/32845
Spalding Monks House 26973/32845
Pinchbeck and Surfleet 27410/32845
Moulton, Weston and Cowbit 27758/32845
Donington, Quadring and Gosberton (Worst) 29226/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bourne: a backwater Lincolnshire market town

Your Health in Spalding

If you are thinking of moving to Spalding, 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 Spalding 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%
South Holland (Spalding) 1.38% 4.72% 15.82% 37.55% 40.52%
East Northamptonshire 0.97% 3.39% 12.85% 35.93% 46.86%
Boston 1.24% 4.73% 15.86% 37.48% 40.69%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Donington, Quadring and Gosberton (Best) 18425/32845
Moulton, Weston and Cowbit 20062/32845
Spalding St Paul's 20188/32845
Pinchbeck and Surfleet 20738/32845
Spalding Castle 20738/32845
Spalding St John's 21249/32845
Spalding St Mary's 21301/32845
Crowland and Deeping St Nicholas 22160/32845
Spalding Wygate 23642/32845
Spalding Monks House (Worst) 23920/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bourne, the place where social progress goes to die.

Deprivation in Spalding

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 Spalding. 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
Donington, Quadring and Gosberton (Best) 16882/32845
Pinchbeck and Surfleet 17075/32845
Crowland and Deeping St Nicholas 17163/32845
Spalding St Paul's 17217/32845
Moulton, Weston and Cowbit 18014/32845
Spalding St John's 18317/32845
Spalding Castle 18954/32845
Spalding St Mary's 20376/32845
Spalding Wygate 22489/32845
Spalding Monks House (Worst) 22571/32845

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