Preston Crime Data, Postcodes, Wards, Map

✅ Facts Checked By Data Team - Article By Anne-Marie Pearman & Reviewed By Zeynep Topcu

Find information about Preston crimes, houses for sale, postcodes, wards, and census data. View details on crime trends and property sale prices in different neighbourhoods in the district.

Find below the complete list of active postcodes in Preston, and use our interactive map to locate all wards in the district and the top reported crime locations.


  1. Preston is a local authority district in Lancashire County in England, UK. The district consists of 16 wards.
  2. The district has 3535 active postcodes and has a population of 140255.
  3. There are 57587 residential and business properties in the district.
  4. Most crimes in Preston occur near Nightclub, with 68 crimes reported in Feb 2024.
  5. In Feb 2024, the top reported crime in the Preston district was violence and sexual offences.
  6. Explore the chart highlighting the top crime types reported in Preston.
  7. Get insights into the top reported crime locations in the chart below.
  8. Stay informed about latest crime trends in Preston and ensure personal safety and security in your neighbourhood.
  9. View the Preston houses for sale page to get insights into property market trends in Preston.









Total Crimes
(Apr 2022 - Feb 2024)


Crimes per 10000 Population


Map of Preston District - Top 100 Crime Locations

Preston Houses For Sale Statistics

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  2. Get an understanding of the real estate price trends in the district.
  3. Get detailed insights and make informed decisions about your living in Preston.

Crime Statistics of Preston District

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Top Crime Types Reported In Preston [Feb 2024]

Top Crime Locations In Preston [Feb 2024]

Number of Crimes Reported in a Year

List of All Postcodes in Preston District

Showing 1 - 50 out of 3535 active Postcodes in Preston


Browse by Wards in Preston District

Ashton Brookfield Cadley City Centre Deepdale Fishwick & Frenchwood Garrison Greyfriars Ingol & Cottam Lea & Larches Plungington Preston Rural East Preston Rural North Ribbleton St Matthew's Sharoe Green

FAQs about Preston District

Crimes per 10,000 people in Preston district is 1211.

As per the crime report in Feb 2024, 1211 crimes were reported in Preston per 10,000 population, which is considered low in the UK. Also, the total number of crimes recorded in the month was 32534, which signifies that Preston is a safe place to live in the UK.

Most crimes in Preston have occurred near Nightclub, Parking Area, Supermarket, etc. It's better to avoid these areas or maintain proper safety while planning your stay around these locations. Use our map to view the exact crime spot.

The top crimes reported in Preston were violence and sexual offences, anti-social behaviour, criminal damage and arson, etc. View the crime chart for more details about the most reported crime types.

The best places to buy/rent houses in Preston district are St Wilfrid Street, Sports/recreation Area, Petrol Station, etc. In these areas, least crimes have been reported, thereby providing maximum safety. View the Preston houses for sale statistics to find the property sales price in the district.

The total population of Preston is 140255.

There are 16 wards in Preston district.

There are 3535 active postcodes in Preston district. © 2023. All rights reserved.