Crime Statistics for Biscot, Luton, Luton, 2024

There were a total of 841 street level crime incidents in Biscot 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 Biscot, 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 Crime267
Anti Social Behaviour124
Public Order65
Other Theft55
Vehicle Crime54
Criminal Damage Arson51
Theft From The Person23
Other Crime19
Possession Of Weapons13
Bicycle Theft6
All Crime841

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 Biscot. 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 Biscot

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Round Green (0.62 miles)869
Bury Park (0.62 miles)798
Hart Hill (1.24 miles)705
Park Street (1.39 miles)557
Stopsley (1.39 miles)269
Leagrave (1.96 miles)231
Farley Hill (1.39 miles)74
Chaul End (1.96 miles)22
Caddington (2.24 miles)13

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

Where are the most violent places near Biscot?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Round Green279
Bury Park265
Hart Hill217
Park Street184
Farley Hill28
Chaul End5

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

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 Biscot 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 Biscot compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Biscot and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Biscot is ranked #9.

4High Town75
7Round Green71

Which road in Biscot has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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