Crime Statistics for Lower Houses, Kirklees, Kirklees, 2024

There were a total of 179 street level crime incidents in Lower Houses in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Lower Houses, 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 Crime83
Anti Social Behaviour18
Other Theft17
Criminal Damage Arson14
Public Order12
Vehicle Crime10
Other Crime4
All Crime179

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 Lower Houses. 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 Lower Houses

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Moldgreen (0.62 miles)529
Dalton (0.88 miles)294
Greenside (1.39 miles)234
Lockwood (1.24 miles)234
Tandem (1.39 miles)234
Lower Houses179
Almondbury (0.62 miles)142
Newsome (0.88 miles)137
Hall Bower (0.88 miles)137
Berry Brow (1.39 miles)130

of Crosland Moor and Netherton residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Lower Houses?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lower Houses83
Hall Bower67
Berry Brow64

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Lower Houses?

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 Lower Houses 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 Lower Houses compare to surrounding wards?

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

3Crosland Moor and Netherton75
8Holme Valley North57

Which road in Lower Houses has the highest level of crime?

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