Crime Statistics for Black Hill, Bradford, West Yorkshire, Bradford, 2024

There were a total of 177 street level crime incidents in Black Hill in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Black Hill, 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 Crime70
Criminal Damage Arson29
Vehicle Crime20
Public Order16
Anti Social Behaviour14
Other Theft11
Burglary9
Robbery3
Other Crime2
Shoplifting1
Drugs1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime177

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 Black Hill. 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 Black Hill

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Keighley (1.24 miles)519
Beechcliffe (0.88 miles)447
Knowle Park (0.88 miles)304
Fell Lane (0.62 miles)195
Exley Head (0.62 miles)195
Black Hill177
Damems (1.24 miles)90
Bogthorn (1.24 miles)90
Laycock (0.88 miles)26
Goose Eye (1.39 miles)13

7.44%
of Keighley West residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Black Hill?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Keighley197
Beechcliffe169
Knowle Park111
Fell Lane78
Exley Head78
Black Hill70
Damems41
Bogthorn41
Laycock7
Goose Eye5

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

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 Black Hill 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 Black Hill compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Black Hill and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Residents in Black Hill have the highest likelyhood of being a victim of personal crime in the area. The ward with the lowest likelyhood is Aire Valley with Lothersdale.

#WardScore
1Keighley West81
2Keighley Central78
3Keighley East70
4Bingley Rural69
5Worth Valley67
6Bingley61
7Craven31
8Sutton-in-Craven21
9Cowling20
10Glusburn13
11Aire Valley with Lothersdale7

Which road in Black Hill has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
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