Crime Statistics for Hepworth, Suffolk, 2023

Crime statistics for Hepworth, Hepworth

There were a total of 10 street level crime incidents in Hepworth in December 2023. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Hepworth, 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
Public Order2
Other Theft1
Burglary1
Criminal Damage Arson1
Other Crime1
All Crime10

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2023

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Hepworth10
Walsham le Willows (2.24 miles)6
Market Weston (1.86 miles)6
Barningham (1.75 miles)3
Bardwell (2.55 miles)2
Candle Street (3.1 miles)1
Bowbeck (2.55 miles)1
Cranmer Green (2.63 miles)1
Four Ashes (2.78 miles)1
Bobby Hill (1.24 miles)0

4.87%
of Stanton (West Suffolk) residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Hepworth?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Market Weston5
Hepworth4
Walsham le Willows3
Barningham2
Bardwell1
Cranmer Green1
Four Ashes1
Candle Street0
Bowbeck0
Bobby Hill0

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

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 Hepworth 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 Hepworth compare to surrounding wards?

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

#WardScore
1Ixworth40
2Gislingham32
3Bacton31
4Barningham28
5Stanton22
6Rickinghall19
7Pakenham & Troston15
8Elmswell & Woolpit15
9Walsham-le-Willows13
10Guiltcross13
11Harling & Heathlands10

Which road in Hepworth has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: December 2023
Information provided by data.police.uk
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