Crime Statistics for Boothen, Stoke-on-Trent, City of Stoke-on-Trent, 2024

There were a total of 281 street level crime incidents in Boothen in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Boothen, 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 Crime96
Anti Social Behaviour40
Criminal Damage Arson27
Other Theft22
Public Order19
Vehicle Crime8
Possession Of Weapons4
Other Crime4
Bicycle Theft2
All Crime281

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 Boothen. 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 Boothen

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Shelton (1.24 miles)423
Stoke-upon-Trent (0.62 miles)342
Hartshill (0.88 miles)329
Fenton (1.24 miles)268
Oak Hill (0.62 miles)172
Penkhull (0.62 miles)172
Springfields (0.62 miles)172
Sideway (0.62 miles)123
Hanford (1.24 miles)87

of Springfields and Trent Vale residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Boothen?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Oak Hill76

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

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 Boothen 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 Boothen compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Boothen and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Boothen is ranked #5.

1Fenton West and Mount Pleasant82
2Hanley Park and Shelton76
3Boothen and Oak Hill71
5Springfields and Trent Vale66
6Hollybush and Longton West64
7Penkhull and Stoke62
8Hartshill and Basford56
11Westbury Park & Northwood36

Which road in Boothen has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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