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Find your area: Lincoln living standards mapped

A new map pin-pointing the best places to live in England lets you browse area statistics and average living standards – and has put Lincoln in a nutshell.

Illustreets breaks down individual areas and summarises house prices, crime rates, deprivation and school performance.

Each area is then colour-coded to show average standards, with red representing the lowest and green the highest.

The figures are updated using property data from Nestoria, statistics from the Office of National Statistics and crime rates from Police.uk.

People looking for a place to live in Lincoln can browse statistics of each area and read comprehensive details such as average residents’ age, frequent crimes, average house and rent prices and land use.

Abbey area of Lincoln has the highest rate of violent crime in the city. Source: Illustreet
Abbey area of Lincoln has the highest rate of violent crime in the city. Source: Illustreets

The map reveals that the area in Lincoln with the highest median violent crime rate is the Abbey ward.

The median rate for total recorded violent incidents (per 1,000 residents and workday population) in England is 4.1. The median rate for violent crime on certain streets in the Abbey Ward area is 24.2.

The average house price in this area is around £117,000 and the average resident is aged between 18 and 34.

The Birchwood area of Lincoln is ranked as a 3 out of a possible 100 for standard of living.
The Birchwood area of Lincoln is ranked as a 3 out of a possible 100 for standard of living. Source: Illustreets

Certain segment os the Birchwood area of Lincoln also score a low ranking for living standards.

The Minster area of Lincoln had one of the highest rankings for living standards in Lincoln. Source: Illustreets
The Minster area of Lincoln had one of the highest rankings for living standards in Lincoln. Source: Illustreets

The areas in Lincoln with the highest living standards include the Minster ward, where the standard of living is ranked as 70 out of 100 overall.

The average rate for violent crime in the Minster area is between 2.5 and 7 and the average house price is around £115,000.

The area surrounding the village of Nettleham scroes the highest for standard of living with a rating of 99 our of 100. Source: Illustreets
The area surrounding the village of Nettleham scroes the highest for standard of living with a rating of 99 our of 100. Source: Illustreets

The area surrounding the village of Nettleham scores the highest for standard of living in the Lincoln perimeter.

Out of an overall possible score of 100, parts of the Nettleham area were given a rating of 99.

Violent crimes in this area are between 0 and 4.1 and the average resident is aged between 55 and 75 plus.

House prices in this area average between £130,000 and £136,000.