Crime Statistics for Blue Hill, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, 2024

There were a total of 5 street level crime incidents in Blue Hill in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour2
Violent Crime1
Burglary1
Public Order1
All Crime5

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 Blue Hill. 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 Blue Hill

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Aston (1.75 miles)58
Knebworth (2.48 miles)41
Mardleybury (2.24 miles)23
Hook’s Cross (1.24 miles)17
Painter’s Green (1.75 miles)8
Blue Hill5
Bull’s Green (2.24 miles)4
Watton-at-Stone (0.62 miles)3
Hebing End (1.75 miles)0
Benington (1.96 miles)0

5.51%
of Watton-at-Stone residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Blue Hill?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Aston21
Knebworth12
Mardleybury5
Painter’s Green3
Hook’s Cross2
Blue Hill1
Watton-at-Stone1
Bull’s Green0
Hebing End0
Benington0

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

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 Blue Hill 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 Blue Hill compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Blue Hill and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Blue Hill is ranked #5.

#WardScore
1Bedwell87
2Shephall77
3Bandley Hill44
4Longmeadow40
5Watton-at-Stone34
6Knebworth30
7Manor28
8Welwyn West26
9Datchworth & Aston23
10Walkern19
11Hertford Rural North14

Which road in Blue Hill has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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