Crime Statistics for Runsell Green, Chelmsford, Essex, 2024

There were a total of 30 street level crime incidents in Runsell Green 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 Runsell Green, 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 Crime17
Criminal Damage Arson3
Other Theft2
Vehicle Crime2
Anti Social Behaviour2
Public Order1
Other Crime1
All Crime30

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 Runsell Green. 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 Runsell Green

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Runsell Green30
Gay Bowers (0.62 miles)30
Danbury Common (0.88 miles)27
Danbury (1.24 miles)14
Bicknacre (1.96 miles)11
Horne Row (1.39 miles)8
Little Baddow (1.75 miles)7
Butt’s Green (2.23 miles)5
Cock Clarks (2.24 miles)1
Curling Tye Green (2.24 miles)1

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

Where are the most violent places near Runsell Green?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Runsell Green17
Danbury Common16
Gay Bowers15
Horne Row3
Little Baddow2
Butt’s Green2
Cock Clarks0
Curling Tye Green0

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

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 Runsell Green 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 Runsell Green compare to surrounding wards?

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

1Maldon East56
3Maldon North44
4Great Baddow East41
5Great Baddow West38
6Bicknacre and East and West Hanningfield38
8Little Baddow, Danbury and Sandon32
9Wickham Bishops and Woodham23
10Maldon South18
11Maldon West7

Which road in Runsell Green has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Runsell Green 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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