Crime Statistics for Bletchingdon, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, 2024

There were a total of 6 street level crime incidents in Bletchingdon in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Shoplifting, followed by Criminal Damage Arson.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Criminal Damage Arson1
Violent Crime1
Vehicle Crime1
Public Order1
All Crime6

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 Bletchingdon. 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 Bletchingdon

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Cherwell (2.18 miles)50
Hampton Poyle (1.24 miles)22
Hampton Gay (1.39 miles)14
Shipton-on-Cherwell (1.39 miles)14
Islip (2.24 miles)4
Gibraltar (1.24 miles)3
Nethercott (2.24 miles)3
Enslow (1.39 miles)3
Bunkers Hill (1.86 miles)2

of Launton and Otmoor residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Bletchingdon?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Hampton Poyle8
Hampton Gay4
Bunkers Hill0

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

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 Bletchingdon 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 Bletchingdon compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bletchingdon and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bletchingdon is ranked #5.

3Bicester North and Caversfield30
5Launton and Otmoor26
6Kidlington West23
7Kidlington East20
8St Margaret's17
9Woodstock and Bladon6
10Stonesfield and Tackley2
11Freeland and Hanborough1

Which road in Bletchingdon has the highest level of crime?

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