Crime Statistics for Bishop Middleham, Durham, 2024

There were a total of 1 street level crime incidents in in March 2024. The largest category was Vehicle Crime.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime1

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 Bishop Middleham. 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 Bishop Middleham

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Ferryhill (2.56 miles)22
Great Chilton (2.55 miles)19
Ferryhill Station (1.86 miles)13
Chilton Lane (1.96 miles)8
Cornforth (2.24 miles)8
Mainsforth (1.24 miles)7
Tursdale (3.1 miles)6
Garmondsway (1.86 miles)3
Fishburn (1.96 miles)3
Bishop Middleham1

4.02%
of Bishop Middleham and Cornforth residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Bishop Middleham?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Ferryhill3
Great Chilton2
Chilton Lane2
Cornforth1
Tursdale1
Garmondsway1
Ferryhill Station0
Mainsforth0
Fishburn0
Bishop Middleham0

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

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 Bishop Middleham 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 Bishop Middleham compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bishop Middleham and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bishop Middleham is ranked #7.

#WardScore
1Coundon84
2Wingate83
3Aycliffe West80
4Ferryhill79
5Chilton62
6Tudhoe59
7Bishop Middleham and Cornforth51
8Sedgefield47
9Coxhoe47
10Aycliffe North and Middridge45
11Rural West39

Which road in Bishop Middleham has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Bishop Middleham with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around Woodstock Terrace / Westfield Terrace.

Last updated: March 2024
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