Crime Statistics for Springfield, Sandwell, Sandwell, 2024

Crime statistics for Springfield, Sandwell

There were a total of 186 street level crime incidents in Springfield in February 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Springfield, 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 Crime91
Criminal Damage Arson16
Vehicle Crime13
Anti Social Behaviour11
Public Order10
Other Crime7
Other Theft7
Possession Of Weapons4
Theft From The Person1
All Crime186

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2024

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Springfield. 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 Springfield

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Oldbury (1.24 miles)306
Round’s Green (1.39 miles)304
Tansley Hill (0.88 miles)273
Tividale (1.24 miles)271
Rowley Regis (0.62 miles)268
Portway (0.62 miles)261
Baptist End (1.24 miles)208
Netherton (1.24 miles)208
Oakham (0.62 miles)202

of Netherton, Woodside and St Andrews residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Springfield?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Rowley Regis129
Tansley Hill128
Round’s Green120
Baptist End77

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

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 Springfield 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 Springfield compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Springfield and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Springfield is ranked #6.

2St Thomas's66
4Castle and Priory60
6Netherton, Woodside and St Andrews59
7Cradley Heath and Old Hill57
9Quarry Bank and Dudley Wood54
10Halesowen North48
11Belle Vale34

Which road in Springfield has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: February 2024
Information provided by
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0