Crime Statistics for Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton

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Crime Statistics for Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Heath Town using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2019 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 598 street level crime incidents in Heath Town in May 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Heath Town, 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 Crime178
Anti Social Behaviour75
Vehicle Crime74
Public Order56
Criminal Damage Arson30
Other Theft30
Bicycle Theft10
Theft From The Person10
Possession Of Weapons4
Other Crime3
All Crime598

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Springfield (0.62 miles)662
Heath Town598
Park Village (0.62 miles)549
Shropshire Union Canal (1.02 miles)460
Blakenhall (1.39 miles)453
Moseley (0.88 miles)417
Newbolds (0.88 miles)381
Wednesfield (1.39 miles)313
Old Fallings (1.24 miles)311
Dunstall Hill (1.39 miles)298

Most violent places near Heath Town

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Park Village197
Heath Town178
Shropshire Union Canal159
Old Fallings137
Dunstall Hill95

Last updated: July 8, 2019
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