Crime Statistics for Wallington Heath, Walsall, Walsall, 2024

There were a total of 320 street level crime incidents in Wallington 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 Wallington 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 Crime110
Shoplifting68
Anti Social Behaviour24
Criminal Damage Arson23
Other Theft16
Public Order16
Vehicle Crime15
Drugs14
Burglary12
Robbery10
Possession Of Weapons5
Other Crime4
Bicycle Theft2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime320

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 Wallington 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 Wallington Heath

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Blakenall Heath (0.88 miles)330
Bloxwich320
Wallington Heath320
Little Bloxwich (0.88 miles)275
Fishley (0.88 miles)275
Harden (1.39 miles)266
Leamore250
New Invention (1.39 miles)237
Dudley’s Fields (0.88 miles)233
Pelsall Wood (1.39 miles)185

5.77%
of Bloxwich West residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Wallington Heath?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Blakenall Heath134
Harden123
Bloxwich110
Wallington Heath110
Little Bloxwich100
Fishley100
Leamore92
New Invention91
Dudley’s Fields88
Pelsall Wood83

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

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Wallington Heath and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Wallington Heath is ranked #8.

#WardScore
1Blakenall83
2St Matthew's76
3Bloxwich East74
4Willenhall South73
5Short Heath69
6Birchills Leamore69
7Essington65
8Bloxwich West60
9Willenhall North58
10Pelsall45
11Great Wyrley Landywood39

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

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