Crime Statistics for Park Wood, Maidstone, Kent, 2024

There were a total of 124 street level crime incidents in Park Wood 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 Behaviour45
Violent Crime37
Criminal Damage Arson10
Vehicle Crime10
Other Theft7
Other Crime4
Public Order4
Theft From The Person1
All Crime124

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 Park Wood. 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 Park Wood

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Shepway (1.39 miles)201
Park Wood124
Loose (1.39 miles)39
Boughton Green (1.24 miles)20
Boughton Monchelsea (1.24 miles)20
Langley (1.86 miles)14
Langley Heath (1.86 miles)14
Chart Corner (0.88 miles)12
Chart Sutton (0.88 miles)12
Chart Hill (1.39 miles)2

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

Where are the most violent places near Park Wood?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Park Wood37
Boughton Green6
Boughton Monchelsea6
Langley Heath4
Chart Corner4
Chart Sutton4
Chart Hill0

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Park Wood?

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 Park Wood 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 Park Wood compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Park Wood and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Park Wood is ranked #3.

1Shepway South73
2Shepway North73
3Park Wood67
5Sutton Valence and Langley53
7Boughton Monchelsea and Chart Sutton41
8Downswood and Otham39
9Coxheath and Hunton37

Which road in Park Wood has the highest level of crime?

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