Crime Statistics for Oak Hill, Stoke-on-Trent, City of Stoke-on-Trent

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Crime Statistics for Oak Hill, Stoke-on-Trent, City of Stoke-on-Trent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Oak Hill using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 2020 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 149 street level crime incidents in Oak Hill in December 2020. 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 Oak Hill, 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 Crime56
Anti Social Behaviour48
Criminal Damage Arson12
Other Theft9
Public Order7
Burglary5
Bicycle Theft3
Shoplifting3
Vehicle Crime3
Other Crime2
Robbery1
All Crime149

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Shelton (1.39 miles)319
Hartshill (0.62 miles)302
Newcastle-under-Lyme (1.39 miles)275
Basford (1.39 miles)275
Stoke-upon-Trent (0.88 miles)240
Boothen (0.62 miles)209
Oak Hill149
Penkhull149
Springfields149
Sideway (0.88 miles)78

8.3%
of Stoke-on-Trent residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Oak Hill

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Hartshill100
Shelton92
Newcastle-under-Lyme87
Basford87
Stoke-upon-Trent78
Boothen78
Oak Hill56
Penkhull56
Springfields56
Sideway34

Last updated: February 3, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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