Downswood and Otham Crime Data, Postcodes, Census & Livability Index

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

Find the complete list of Downswood and Otham ward postcodes & properties. View information about the amenities available in the ward, census, crime statistics, property sales prices, etc.

This article also covers valuable insights regarding safety and the cost of living in the neighbourhood of Downswood and Otham. Whether you're a resident or considering moving to Downswood and Otham, the information below will guide you to make an informed decision.

You can also use our interactive map to access detailed information regarding recent crimes, public transport, nearby schools, police stations, postcodes, etc.


  1. Downswood and Otham is a ward in the Maidstone District.
  2. Downswood and Otham has 96 active postcodes and has a population of 2822.
  3. There are 1173 properties in the neighbourhood of Downswood and Otham.
  4. The Maidstone District has 25 other wards.
  5. Most crimes in Downswood and Otham ward occur near Murrain Drive, with 10 Crimes reported from Jan 2023 until Aug 2023.
  6. 35 Violence and sexual offences Crimes have been Reported in the ward from Jan 2023 until Aug 2023.
  7. Find a detailed overview of the most reported crime types in the chart below.
  8. View statistics of crime locations where most crimes occurred in Downswood and Otham.
  9. Get access to the latest Crime Data for the recent Month of Aug 2023.
  10. View Downswood and Otham houses for sale page to get an in-depth analysis of the real estate trends in Downswood and Otham.

Livability Index

Discover the livability index of Downswood and Otham, calculated by evaluating factors such as safety, property prices, nearby amenities, and more. Our analysis rates the ward at 55, indicating a good level of livability.









Total Crimes
(Apr 2022 - Aug 2023)


Crimes per 1000 Population


Map of Downswood and Otham Ward - Crimes, Postcodes

Crime Statistics of Downswood and Otham Ward

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Most Crimes Reported from Mar 2023 - Aug 2023

List of All Postcodes in Downswood and Otham Ward

Showing 1 - 50 out of 96 active Postcodes in Downswood and Otham Ward

Postcode Latitude Longitude
ME15 8EF 51.258 0.557
ME15 8FR 51.246 0.562
ME15 8FS 51.246 0.562
ME15 8FT 51.246 0.562
ME15 8FU 51.245 0.562
ME15 8FX 51.246 0.562
ME15 8NG 51.257 0.562
ME15 8QY 51.262 0.560
ME15 8RE 51.246 0.563
ME15 8RF 51.250 0.564
ME15 8RG 51.247 0.570
ME15 8RH 51.247 0.574
ME15 8RJ 51.246 0.573
ME15 8RL 51.250 0.574
ME15 8RN 51.253 0.575
ME15 8RP 51.254 0.575
ME15 8RQ 51.247 0.572
ME15 8RR 51.257 0.575
ME15 8RS 51.252 0.578
ME15 8RT 51.253 0.576
ME15 8RU 51.249 0.577
ME15 8RW 51.253 0.572
ME15 8RX 51.245 0.577
ME15 8RY 51.248 0.585
ME15 8RZ 51.245 0.583
ME15 8SA 51.258 0.562
ME15 8SB 51.255 0.563
ME15 8SE 51.260 0.570
ME15 8SG 51.259 0.564
ME15 8SH 51.247 0.569
ME15 8SL 51.263 0.579
ME15 8SN 51.259 0.566
ME15 8SP 51.259 0.566
ME15 8SQ 51.259 0.564
ME15 8TB 51.262 0.566
ME15 8TE 51.261 0.566
ME15 8TF 51.261 0.559
ME15 8TG 51.260 0.565
ME15 8TH 51.260 0.562
ME15 8TJ 51.261 0.561
ME15 8TL 51.259 0.560
ME15 8TN 51.259 0.562
ME15 8TQ 51.260 0.559
ME15 8TW 51.260 0.559
ME15 8UF 51.260 0.566
ME15 8UG 51.260 0.568
ME15 8UP 51.258 0.565
ME15 8UR 51.258 0.567
ME15 8UT 51.259 0.563
ME15 8UU 51.259 0.568

FAQs about Downswood and Otham Ward

Crimes per 1000 people in Downswood and Otham ward is 70.

As per the crime report from Jan 2023 until Aug 2023, 70 crimes were reported in Downswood and Otham per 1000 population, which is considered very low in the UK. Also, the total number of crimes recorded during this period was 277, which signifies that Downswood and Otham is the safest place to live in Maidstone district.

Most crimes in Downswood and Otham have occurred near Murrain Drive, Mallards Way, 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 Downswood and Otham were violence and sexual offences, anti-social behaviour, etc. View the crime chart for more details about the most reported crime types.

The best places to buy/rent houses in Downswood and Otham ward are Taunton Close, Deringwood Drive, etc. In these areas, least crimes have been reported, thereby providing maximum safety. View the Downswood and Otham houses for sale statistics to find the property sales price in the ward.

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