Crime Statistics for Horton Cross, Somerset, 2024

There were a total of 8 street level crime incidents in Horton Cross in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Vehicle Crime.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Horton Cross, 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 Crime4
Vehicle Crime1
Criminal Damage Arson1
Drugs1
Other Theft1
All Crime8

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 Horton Cross. 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 Horton Cross

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Cad Green (1.39 miles)9
Horton Cross8
Southtown (0.88 miles)3
Broadway (0.62 miles)3
Hastings (1.39 miles)3
Horton (0.88 miles)2
Ashill (1.39 miles)2
Rapps (1.24 miles)2
Donyatt (0.62 miles)1
Kenny (1.75 miles)0

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Where are the most violent places near Horton Cross?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Cad Green6
Horton Cross4
Southtown1
Broadway1
Hastings1
Horton1
Donyatt1
Ashill0
Rapps0
Kenny0

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

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 Horton Cross 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 Horton Cross compare to surrounding wards?

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

#WardScore
1Chard Holyrood73
2Chard Avishayes66
3Chard Combe61
4Chard Crimchard51
5Chard Jocelyn50
6Ilminster32
7Eggwood23
8Blackdown & Tatworth23
9Neroche22
10Burrow Hill20
11Islemoor17

Which road in Horton Cross has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0



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