Crime Statistics for Earls Colne, Braintree, Essex, 2024

There were a total of 23 street level crime incidents in Earls Colne in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Earls Colne, 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 Crime14
Criminal Damage Arson2
Anti Social Behaviour2
Other Theft1
Public Order1
Other Crime1
All Crime23

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 Earls Colne. 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 Earls Colne

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Halstead (2.77 miles)66
Earls Colne23
Colne Engaine (1.24 miles)17
Boose’s Green (1.39 miles)5
Bunting’s Green (1.75 miles)3
Chappel (2.48 miles)3
Great Tey (3.1 miles)1
Greenstead Green (1.86 miles)0
Plaistow Green (3.1 miles)0
Don Johns (1.24 miles)0

of The Colnes residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Earls Colne?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Earls Colne14
Colne Engaine10
Boose’s Green4
Bunting’s Green1
Great Tey0
Greenstead Green0
Plaistow Green0
Don Johns0

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

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 Earls Colne 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 Earls Colne compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Earls Colne and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Resident in Earls Colne have the lowest likelyhood of being a victim of personal crime in the area. The ward with the lowest likelyhood is Braintree Central & Beckers Green.

1Braintree Central & Beckers Green59
2Silver End & Cressing57
3Halstead Trinity46
4Halstead St Andrew's34
5Bocking Blackwater34
7Lexden and Braiswick29
8Gosfield & Greenstead Green25
9Kelvedon & Feering24
11The Colnes13

Which road in Earls Colne has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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