Crime Statistics for Birchwood, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, 2024

There were a total of 98 street level crime incidents in Birchwood 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 Birchwood, 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 Crime46
Anti Social Behaviour12
Criminal Damage Arson10
Other Theft7
Public Order7
Other Crime6
Vehicle Crime6
Possession Of Weapons2
Burglary1
Shoplifting1
All Crime98

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 Birchwood. 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 Birchwood

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

LocationCrime Incidents
New Boultham (1.96 miles)362
Boultham (1.86 miles)302
Ermine (3.51 miles)259
Boultham Moor (1.39 miles)188
Canwick (3.1 miles)182
Birchwood98
North Hykeham (1.96 miles)67
Fossdyke Navigation (3.11 miles)2
South Hykeham (3.1 miles)2
Harby (3.77 miles)0

10.57%
of Birchwood (Lincoln) residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Birchwood?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
New Boultham120
Boultham106
Ermine83
Canwick76
Boultham Moor66
Birchwood46
North Hykeham37
Fossdyke Navigation2
South Hykeham2
Harby0

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

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 Birchwood 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 Birchwood compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Birchwood and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Birchwood is ranked #2.

#WardScore
1Moorland62
2Birchwood48
3Witham35
4Hartsholme32
5North Hykeham Moor13
6North Hykeham Forum13
7North Hykeham Mill11
8North Hykeham Witham9
9North Hykeham Memorial9
10Waddington West6
11Skellingthorpe5

Which road in Birchwood has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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