Horninglow and Eton Crime Overview

Horninglow and Eton is among the top 5 safest small towns in Staffordshire, and is the 65th safest overall out of Staffordshire's 201 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Horninglow and Eton in 2020 was 12 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Staffordshire's overall crime rate, coming in 136% lower than the Staffordshire rate of 29 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Horninglow and Eton is among the top 10 safest small towns, and the 1,255th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In January 2020, Horninglow and Eton was the worst small town in Staffordshire for bicycle theft, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.06 per 1,000 inhabitants. February 2018 was also a bad month for Horninglow and Eton residents, when it was Staffordshire's most dangerous small town for burglary, recording 9 crimes at a rate of 0.58 per 1,000 residents. Horninglow and Eton recorded 1 report of possession of weapons during April 2017, making its crime rate of 0.06 the worst small town for possession of weapons in Staffordshire that month.

The most common crimes in Horninglow and Eton are violence and sexual offences, with 119 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 8. This is 69% lower than 2019's figure of 201 offences and a difference of 5.31 from 2019's crime rate of 13. Horninglow and Eton's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 200% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Crime in Horninglow and Eton Compared To Staffordshire

Summary of Crimes in Horninglow and Eton This Year

 Horninglow and EtonStaffordshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour674.3415,93514.03223% safer
Bicycle Theft10.062570.23283% safer
Burglary100.652,0251.78174% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson181.164,1773.68217% safer
Drugs90.589420.8343% safer
Other Crime60.397610.6772% safer
Other Theft80.522,8772.53387% safer
Possession of Weapons10.062820.25317% safer
Public Order80.521,8471.63213% safer
Shoplifting30.191,8671.64763% safer
Vehicle Crime80.522,0221.78242% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences1197.7015,60013.7478% safer

Horninglow and Eton Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Stretton576.4990% safer
Hednesford1387.5963% safer
Heath Hayes and Wimblebury1128.0554% safer
Perton1029.6728% safer
Horninglow and Eton19112.36-
Anglesey11614.4815% more dangerous
Stapenhill12715.9322% more dangerous
Codsall12715.9523% more dangerous
Winshill14116.4125% more dangerous
Wombourne26318.4133% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Horninglow and Eton

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Horninglow and Eton Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour1418134.3Safer
Bicycle Theft0.520.710.190.06Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson2.
Other Crime0.390.780.390.39Safer
Other Theft1.
Possession of Weapons0.13-0.060.06Safer
Public Order1.
Shoplifting0. worse
Vehicle Crime2.
Violence and Sexual Offences1315138Safer

Changes In Horninglow and Eton's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Horninglow and Eton to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Horninglow and Eton12.36-
Barnet67.7182% more dangerous
Coventry77.4184% more dangerous
Croydon83.2285% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8186% more dangerous
Bristol86.2186% more dangerous
Leicester97.4487% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8788% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2888% more dangerous
Bradford133.0291% more dangerous
Leeds137.1091% more dangerous

Crime in Horninglow and Eton During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Horninglow and Eton change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in December, when Horninglow and Eton saw a 250% increase in violence and sexual offences. Horninglow and Eton saw a large fall in violence and sexual offences during August, when it fell by 94% compared to August in 2019.

Anti-Social Behaviour-10%+20%-4%-------80%
Criminal Damage and Arson-67%-80%-67%-75%------75%
Other Crime----------
Other Theft-75%--67%-------
Public Order-50%---------
Vehicle Crime---------+100%
Violence and Sexual Offences-41%+29%-31%-92%--94%---+250%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Horninglow and Eton

What police force serves Horninglow and Eton?
Horninglow and Eton's local territorial police force is the Staffordshire Police.
How dangerous is Horninglow and Eton?
Horninglow and Eton is among the top 5 safest small towns in Staffordshire.
What is Horninglow and Eton's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Horninglow and Eton are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Horninglow and Eton?
Horninglow and Eton's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 07 May 2021