Crime Statistics for Blunham, Bedfordshire, 2024

Crime statistics for Blunham, Blunham

There were a total of 20 street level crime incidents in Blunham in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Blunham, 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 Crime9
Criminal Damage Arson4
Vehicle Crime2
Public Order2
Drugs1
Other Theft1
Other Crime1
All Crime20

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

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

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Blunham

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Chalton (0.88 miles)26
Blunham20
Beeston (1.96 miles)19
Great Barford (1.96 miles)10
Chawston (3.11 miles)10
Mogerhanger (1.39 miles)7
Northill (3.17 miles)3
Roxton (1.86 miles)3
Hatch (2.48 miles)3
Tempsford (1.39 miles)2

7.64%
of Sandy residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Blunham?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Chalton10
Blunham9
Beeston6
Great Barford3
Chawston3
Tempsford2
Mogerhanger1
Northill1
Hatch1
Roxton0

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Blunham?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Blunham to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Blunham compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Blunham and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Blunham is ranked #6.

#WardScore
1Kingsbrook64
2Eastcotts60
3Goldington49
4Biggleswade North37
5Putnoe36
6Sandy34
7Potton34
8Biggleswade South33
9Great Barford31
10Northill28
11Gamlingay18

Which road in Blunham has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Blunham with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around Centenery Place.

Last updated: March 2024
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