Crime Statistics for Blackpole, Worcester, Worcestershire, 2024

There were a total of 308 street level crime incidents in Blackpole in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Blackpole, 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 Crime124
Anti Social Behaviour53
Criminal Damage Arson35
Public Order19
Other Theft18
Vehicle Crime10
Other Crime7
Possession Of Weapons5
Bicycle Theft4
Theft From The Person2
All Crime308

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 Blackpole. 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 Blackpole

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Brickfields (0.62 miles)594
Tolladine (1.24 miles)560
Rainbow Hill (0.88 miles)533
Barbourne (1.24 miles)106
Northwick (1.24 miles)106
Claines (0.88 miles)55
Lower Town (1.24 miles)23
Fernhill Heath (1.24 miles)23
Bevere (1.75 miles)11

of St Stephen (Worcester) residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Blackpole?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Rainbow Hill182
Lower Town13
Fernhill Heath13

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

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 Blackpole 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 Blackpole compare to surrounding wards?

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

2Gorse Hill86
4Rainbow Hill78
7St Stephen48
8Warndon Parish South47
11Warndon Parish North26

Which road in Blackpole has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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