Dalton Town with Newton Crime Overview

Dalton Town with Newton is the third safest small town in Cumbria, and the the 65th most dangerous overall out of Cumbria's 283 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Dalton Town with Newton in 2020 was 45 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Cumbria's overall crime rate, coming in 35% lower than Cumbria's rate of 60 per 1,000 residents. For England and Wales as a whole, Dalton Town with Newton ranks as the the 306th safest small town, and the the 3,169th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In March 2020, Dalton Town with Newton was the worst small town in Cumbria for other crime, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.13 per 1,000 inhabitants. July 2020 was also a bad month for Dalton Town with Newton residents, when it was Cumbria's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.13 per 1,000 residents. Dalton Town with Newton recorded 4 reports of drugs during October 2020, making its crime rate of 0.52 the worst small town for drugs in Cumbria that month.

The most common crimes in Dalton Town with Newton are violence and sexual offences, with 186 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 24. This is 5% lower than 2019's figure of 196 offences and a difference of 1.29 from 2019's crime rate of 25. Dalton Town with Newton's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2020.

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Summary of Crimes in Dalton Town with Newton This Year

 Dalton Town with NewtonCumbria 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour11314.629,20317.8722% safer
Burglary151.941,5422.9954% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson374.794,4308.6080% safer
Drugs101.299591.8644% safer
Other Crime101.296291.225% more dangerous
Other Theft121.552,0614.00158% safer
Possession of Weapons30.392410.4721% safer
Public Order415.313,9097.5943% safer
Shoplifting253.231,4722.8611% more dangerous
Theft From the Person10.13780.1515% safer
Vehicle Crime70.917401.4458% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences18624.0714,78828.7119% safer

Dalton Town with Newton Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownsTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Ulverston44738.1718% safer
Cockermouth35839.2514% safer
Dalton Town with Newton34744.90-
Windermere43053.1315% more dangerous
Maryport83173.6039% more dangerous
Egremont60077.2442% more dangerous

Dalton Town with Newton Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour14131015Getting worse
Burglary2.32.31.61.9Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson4.9664.8Safer
Drugs0.521.20.911.3Getting worse
Other Crime0.780.651.31.3Getting worse
Other Theft2.52.12.21.6Safer
Possession of Weapons0.130.130.520.39Getting worse
Public Order1.62.755Getting worse
Shoplifting1.31.90.523.2Getting worse
Theft From the Person-0.13-0.13No change
Vehicle Crime1.41.20.650.91Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences13192524Getting worse

Comparing Dalton Town with Newton to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownsCrime RateRate Difference
Dalton Town with Newton44.90-
Coventry71.5037% more dangerous
Sheffield73.9939% more dangerous
Kirklees74.2340% more dangerous
Croydon77.1842% more dangerous
Bradford79.1943% more dangerous
London80.7044% more dangerous
Birmingham89.0250% more dangerous
Bristol91.5751% more dangerous
Leeds91.9051% more dangerous
Leicester102.5156% more dangerous
Liverpool105.9458% more dangerous

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Dalton Town with Newton

What police force serves Dalton Town with Newton?
Dalton Town with Newton's local territorial police force is the Cumbria Constabulary.
How dangerous is Dalton Town with Newton?
Dalton Town with Newton is the third safest small town in Cumbria.
What is Dalton Town with Newton's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Dalton Town with Newton are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Dalton Town with Newton?
Dalton Town with Newton's least common crime is theft from the person.

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021