Crime Statistics for Blackley, Calderdale, Calderdale, 2024

There were a total of 77 street level crime incidents in Blackley in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Vehicle Crime.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Blackley, 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 Crime19
Vehicle Crime18
Criminal Damage Arson15
Public Order11
Anti Social Behaviour6
Other Crime2
Burglary2
Other Theft2
Bicycle Theft1
Drugs1
All Crime77

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 Blackley. 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 Blackley

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Oakes (1.39 miles)255
Birchencliffe (0.88 miles)187
Salendine Nook (1.24 miles)133
Longwood Edge (1.24 miles)133
Ainley Top (0.62 miles)122
Blackley77
Nettleton Hill (1.39 miles)65
Broad Carr (0.62 miles)25
Jagger Green (0.62 miles)25
Holywell Green (1.24 miles)13

10.32%
of Lindley residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Blackley?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Oakes103
Birchencliffe73
Ainley Top45
Salendine Nook40
Longwood Edge40
Blackley19
Nettleton Hill18
Broad Carr15
Jagger Green15
Holywell Green8

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

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 Blackley 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 Blackley compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Blackley and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Blackley is ranked #8.

#WardScore
1Newsome87
2Greenhead83
3Crosland Moor and Netherton75
4Ashbrow72
5Dalton70
6Elland68
7Golcar63
8Lindley63
9Greetland and Stainland55
10Colne Valley55
11Ryburn54

Which road in Blackley has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0



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