Moving to St Neots, Cambridgeshire? What you need to know

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Moving to St Neots, Cambridgeshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to St Neots 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 St Neots 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 St Neots the land of milk and honey or are Potton, Sandy and Godmanchester a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in St Neots

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 St Neots. 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
St Neots 57
Eynesbury 46
Islands Common 45
Eaton Ford 41
Little Paxton 19
Little End 18
Eaton Socon 16
Duloe 6
Great Paxton 5
Hail Weston 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Neots Eynesbury (Best) 16231/32845
St Neots Priory Park & Little Paxton 19409/32845
Sandy 21376/32845
Great Paxton 21418/32845
Potton 21437/32845
St Neots Eatons 21534/32845
Great Staughton 25260/32845
Buckden 25376/32845
Gamlingay 26834/32845
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Your Health in St Neots

If you are thinking of moving to St Neots, 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 St Neots 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
Bedford 0.98% 3.55% 12.58% 35.98% 46.9%
Huntingdonshire (St Neots) 0.85% 3.09% 11.61% 35.67% 48.77%
South Cambridgeshire 0.7% 2.51% 10.62% 33.71% 52.46%
Cambridge 0.78% 2.85% 9.7% 31.97% 54.69%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Neots Eynesbury (Best) 20922/32845
Sandy 22708/32845
St Neots Eatons 23836/32845
Great Staughton 25190/32845
St Neots Priory Park & Little Paxton 26394/32845
Potton 27348/32845
Great Paxton 28131/32845
Gamlingay 29137/32845
Buckden 29689/32845

Deprivation in St Neots

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 St Neots. 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
St Neots Eynesbury (Best) 18845/32845
Sandy 20946/32845
Great Paxton 22815/32845
St Neots Eatons 23377/32845
Potton 24120/32845
Great Staughton 24301/32845
Gamlingay 24599/32845
St Neots Priory Park & Little Paxton 25901/32845
Buckden 27753/32845

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