Moving to The Deepings, Lincolnshire? What you need to know

Moving to The Deepings, Lincolnshire - What you need to know
Moving to The Deepings, Lincolnshire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is The Deepings a nice place to live?'' 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 The Deepings 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 The Deepings truly a nice place to live, or are Bourne, Crowland and Market Deeping a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in The Deepings

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 The Deepings. 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.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Towngate 13
Market Deeping 13
Frognall 11
Peakirk 7
Baston 4
Etton 1
Langtoft 1
Maxey 1
Castle End 1
Hop Pole 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Casewick (Best) 32059/32845
Dole Wood 30873/32845
Market & West Deeping 30776/32845
Deeping St James 29897/32845
Barnack 25677/32845
Werrington 21955/32845
Gunthorpe 13325/32845
Eye, Thorney and Newborough 10457/32845
Ravensthorpe 7307/32845
Paston and Walton (Worst) 6908/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bourne, the place where social progress goes to die.

Your Health in The Deepings

If you are thinking of moving to The Deepings, 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 The Deepings compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Peterborough 1.13% 4.04%
South Kesteven (The Deepings) 1.04% 3.74%
South Holland 1.38% 4.72%
East Northamptonshire 0.97% 3.39%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Dole Wood (Best) 30153/32845
Casewick 27992/32845
Deeping St James 25385/32845
Barnack 23171/32845
Market & West Deeping 21037/32845
Werrington 14020/32845
Gunthorpe 11782/32845
Eye, Thorney and Newborough 11228/32845
Ravensthorpe 9686/32845
Paston and Walton (Worst) 7996/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bourne aka Deliverance

Deprivation in The Deepings

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 The Deepings. 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
Deeping St James (Best) 27876/32845
Casewick 26981/32845
Dole Wood 24685/32845
Market & West Deeping 23491/32845
Barnack 22379/32845
Werrington 19188/32845
Gunthorpe 14910/32845
Eye, Thorney and Newborough 12593/32845
Ravensthorpe 11338/32845
Paston and Walton (Worst) 8574/32845

Average rent in The Deepings

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for The Deepings are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in The Deepings.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in The Deepings

If you are thinking of moving to The Deepings, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.


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