Crime Statistics for Palmer’s Green, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 2024

Crime statistics for Palmer’s Green, Tunbridge Wells

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

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Palmer’s 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 Crime1
All Crime1

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2024

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Palmer’s Green. 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 Palmer’s Green

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Mile Oak (1.24 miles)12
Horsmonden (1.39 miles)5
The Corner (1.24 miles)3
Pearson’s Green (1.39 miles)2
Castle Hill (0.88 miles)2
Palmer’s Green1
Matfield (1.86 miles)1
Brenchley (0.62 miles)1
Old Cryals (1.39 miles)1
Chillmill (0.88 miles)0

of Brenchley and Horsmonden residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Palmer’s Green?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Mile Oak5
The Corner1
Pearson’s Green1
Castle Hill1
Palmer’s Green1
Old Cryals0

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Palmer’s 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 Palmer’s 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 Palmer’s Green compare to surrounding wards?

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

2Southborough and High Brooms45
4St James'37
5Goudhurst and Lamberhurst32
6St John's32
7Paddock Wood West31
8Paddock Wood East28
10Brenchley and Horsmonden21
11Frant & Wadhurst15

Which road in Palmer’s Green has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: February 2024
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