Crime Statistics for Blackhorse, Devon, 2024

There were a total of 62 street level crime incidents in Blackhorse 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 Blackhorse, 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 Crime22
Anti Social Behaviour10
Other Theft6
Criminal Damage Arson6
Shoplifting5
Public Order3
Drugs3
Possession Of Weapons2
Vehicle Crime2
Burglary1
Other Crime1
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime62

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 Blackhorse. 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 Blackhorse

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Polsloe (2.48 miles)689
Heavitree (1.96 miles)238
Monkerton (0.62 miles)142
Pinhoe (0.88 miles)130
Sandy Gate (1.39 miles)100
Blackhorse62
Sowton (0.62 miles)60
Clyst St Mary (1.24 miles)54
Clyst (2.3 miles)32
Clyst Honiton (0.62 miles)29

6.81%
of Clyst Valley residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Blackhorse?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Polsloe229
Heavitree98
Monkerton72
Pinhoe69
Sandy Gate35
Sowton23
Blackhorse22
Clyst St Mary22
Clyst Honiton9
Clyst8

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

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 Blackhorse 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 Blackhorse compare to surrounding wards?

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

#WardScore
1Mincinglake and Whipton49
2Newtown and St Leonard's42
3Pennsylvania33
4Priory33
5Topsham29
6Heavitree29
7Pinhoe24
8St Loyes19
9Broadclyst14
10Clyst Valley6

Which road in Blackhorse has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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