Crime Statistics for Kentish Town, London, Camden, July 2021

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Crime Statistics for Kentish Town, London, Camden
Crime Statistics for Kentish Town, London, Camden
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Kentish Town using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 2021 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 1335 street level crime incidents in Kentish Town in July 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour374
Violent Crime262
Other Theft140
Public Order107
Vehicle Crime90
Theft From The Person66
Criminal Damage Arson63
Bicycle Theft59
Other Crime7
Possession Of Weapons3
All Crime1335

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Kentish Town. 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 Kentish Town

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Regent’s Park (1.24 miles)2417
Barnsbury (1.24 miles)2184
Camden Town (0.62 miles)1804
Lower Holloway (1.39 miles)1599
Tufnell Park (0.88 miles)1551
St John’s Wood (1.39 miles)1414
Maitland Park1335
Kentish Town1335
Gospel Oak (0.62 miles)1312
South Hampstead (1.24 miles)1100

of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Kentish Town

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Camden Town388
Regent’s Park362
Lower Holloway358
Tufnell Park336
St John’s Wood283
Gospel Oak265
Maitland Park262
Kentish Town262
South Hampstead204

Last updated: July 2021
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