Crime Statistics for Dunston Heath, Staffordshire, 2024

There were a total of 2 street level crime incidents in in March 2024. The largest category was Violent Crime.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Dunston Heath, 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 Crime2
All Crime2

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 Dunston Heath. 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 Dunston Heath

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Highfields (2.49 miles)107
Moss Pit (1.96 miles)76
Penkridge (2.56 miles)30
Boscomoor (2.56 miles)30
Longridge (1.24 miles)9
Acton Trussell (1.39 miles)5
Dunston (0.62 miles)4
Dunston Heath2
Mitton (2.24 miles)1
Coppenhall (1.39 miles)1

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

Where are the most violent places near Dunston Heath?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Moss Pit29
Acton Trussell3
Dunston Heath2

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

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 Dunston Heath 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 Dunston Heath compare to surrounding wards?

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

1Highfields & Western Downs59
5Penkridge West49
7Penkridge South East30
8Weeping Cross & Wildwood17
9Penkridge North East and Acton Trussell16

Which road in Dunston Heath has the highest level of crime?

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