Crime Statistics for Little Houghton, Barnsley, Barnsley, May 2022

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Little Houghton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2022 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 83 street level crime incidents in Little Houghton in May 2022. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Little Houghton, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime30
Anti Social Behaviour12
Criminal Damage Arson11
Other Theft11
Possession Of Weapons3
Vehicle Crime3
Public Order2
Other Crime1
All Crime83

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2022

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Little Houghton. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.

Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Little Houghton

We've taken the ten nearest places to Little Houghton and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Little Houghton has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Thurnscoe (1.86 miles)233
Broomhill (1.96 miles)162
Ardsley (2.48 miles)146
Highgate (2.24 miles)144
Little Houghton83
Millhouses (0.62 miles)80
Cudworth Common (2.24 miles)54
Billingley (0.88 miles)35
Sandhill (0.88 miles)31
Great Houghton (0.88 miles)31

Most violent places near Little Houghton

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Little Houghton and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Little Houghton30
Cudworth Common27
Great Houghton14

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Last updated: May 2022
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