Moving to Wainfleet, Lincolnshire? What you need to know

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

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Wainfleet 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 Wainfleet 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 Wainfleet truly a nice place to live, or are Burgh le Marsh, Skegness and Spilsby a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Wainfleet

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 Wainfleet. 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
New England 6
Mill Hill 1
Burgh le Marsh 1
Croft 1
Great Steeping 1
Monksthorpe 1
Friskney Eaudyke 0
Friskney 0
Firsby 0
Candlesby 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Old Leake and Wrangle (Best) 27177/32845
Friskney 26528/32845
Burgh le Marsh 24409/32845
Spilsby 22299/32845
Croft 21699/32845
Wainfleet 18327/32845
St Clement's 11048/32845
Scarbrough & Seacroft 10713/32845
Winthorpe 7995/32845
Ingoldmells (Worst) 511/32845
Reader Opinion:

Gainsborough: A vista of crap 70's housing & disused factory buildings

Your Health in Wainfleet

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

Town Very Bad Bad
East Lindsey (Wainfleet) 1.86% 6.36%
North Kesteven 1.14% 3.9%
South Holland 1.38% 4.72%
Boston 1.24% 4.73%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Friskney (Best) 11012/32845
Old Leake and Wrangle 10605/32845
Spilsby 9493/32845
Croft 8820/32845
Burgh le Marsh 5758/32845
Wainfleet 5208/32845
Scarbrough & Seacroft 4621/32845
St Clement's 3359/32845
Winthorpe 3142/32845
Ingoldmells (Worst) 2979/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Wainfleet

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 Wainfleet. 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
Burgh le Marsh (Best) 11634/32845
Spilsby 11184/32845
Old Leake and Wrangle 8610/32845
Croft 7528/32845
Friskney 6470/32845
Scarbrough & Seacroft 5451/32845
St Clement's 4553/32845
Wainfleet 3439/32845
Winthorpe 2648/32845
Ingoldmells (Worst) 1829/32845

Average rent in Wainfleet

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Wainfleet 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 Wainfleet.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Wainfleet

If you are thinking of moving to Wainfleet, 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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