Crime Statistics for Blakenall Heath, Walsall, Walsall, 2024

There were a total of 330 street level crime incidents in Blakenall Heath in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Shoplifting.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Blakenall 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 Crime134
Shoplifting32
Anti Social Behaviour31
Criminal Damage Arson25
Vehicle Crime21
Public Order21
Other Theft15
Burglary14
Drugs11
Robbery10
Other Crime6
Possession Of Weapons5
Bicycle Theft3
Theft From The Person2
All Crime330

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 Blakenall 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 Blakenall Heath

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Coal Pool (0.88 miles)501
Blakenall Heath330
Bloxwich (0.88 miles)320
Wallington Heath (0.88 miles)320
Little Bloxwich275
Fishley275
Harden266
Leamore (0.88 miles)250
Dudley’s Fields (1.24 miles)233
Goscote (1.24 miles)210

16.09%
of Birchills Leamore residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Blakenall Heath?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Coal Pool195
Blakenall Heath134
Harden123
Bloxwich110
Wallington Heath110
Little Bloxwich100
Fishley100
Leamore92
Goscote91
Dudley’s Fields88

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Blakenall 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 Blakenall 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 Blakenall Heath compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Blakenall Heath and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Blakenall Heath is ranked #7.

#WardScore
1Blakenall83
2Pleck77
3St Matthew's76
4Bloxwich East74
5Willenhall South73
6Short Heath69
7Birchills Leamore69
8Essington65
9Bloxwich West60
10Willenhall North58
11Rushall-Shelfield47

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

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

Last updated: March 2024
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