Dalton Town with Newton Crime Overview

Dalton Town with Newton is the third safest small town in Cumbria, and is the 66th most dangerous overall out of Cumbria's 287 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Dalton Town with Newton in 2020 was 47 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Cumbria's overall crime rate, coming in 40% lower than the Cumbria rate of 66 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Dalton Town with Newton is the 365th safest small town, and the 3,333rd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 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 theft from the person, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.13 per 1,000 residents. Dalton Town with Newton recorded 7 reports of burglary during February 2018, making its crime rate of 0.91 the worst small town for burglary in Cumbria that month.

The most common crimes in Dalton Town with Newton are violence and sexual offences, with 196 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 25. This is the same as 2019's figure of 196 offences and a difference of 0.00 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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Crime in Dalton Town with Newton Compared To Cumbria

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Summary of Crimes in Dalton Town with Newton This Year

 Dalton Town with NewtonCumbria 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour12215.799,79919.6024% safer
Burglary151.941,6453.2970% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson415.314,7279.4578% safer
Drugs101.291,0222.0458% safer
Other Crime111.426551.318% more dangerous
Other Theft131.682,2014.40162% safer
Possession of Weapons30.392560.5131% safer
Public Order435.564,1438.2949% safer
Shoplifting263.361,6083.224.2% more dangerous
Theft From the Person10.13880.1838% safer
Vehicle Crime81.048081.6256% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences19625.3615,74731.4924% safer

Dalton Town with Newton Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Ulverston47440.4717% safer
Cockermouth37941.5614% safer
Dalton Town with Newton36747.49-
Windermere47558.6919% more dangerous
Penrith1,05866.6229% more dangerous
Maryport90079.7140% more dangerous
Whitehaven1,89782.0242% more dangerous
Egremont65384.0644% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Dalton Town with Newton

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Dalton Town with Newton Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour14131016Getting worse
Burglary2.32.31.61.9Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson4.9665Safer
Drugs0.521.20.911.3Getting worse
Other Crime0.780.651.31.4Getting worse
Other Theft2.52.12.21.7Safer
Possession of Weapons0.130.130.520.39Getting worse
Public Order1.62.756Getting worse
Shoplifting1.31.90.523.4Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)-0.13-0.13No change
Vehicle Crime1.41.20.651.0Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences13192525Getting worse

Changes In Dalton Town with Newton's Crime Rates Over Time

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

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Dalton Town with Newton47.49-
Barnet67.7130% more dangerous
Coventry77.4139% more dangerous
Croydon83.2243% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8145% more dangerous
Bristol86.2145% more dangerous
Leicester97.4451% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8754% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2856% more dangerous
Bradford133.0264% more dangerous
Leeds137.1065% more dangerous

Crime in Dalton Town with Newton's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Dalton South23743First

Crime in Dalton Town with Newton During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Dalton Town with Newton change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when Dalton Town with Newton saw a 600% increase in anti-social behaviour. Dalton Town with Newton saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during May, when it fell by 88% compared to May in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-25%+220%+200%+14%-+267%+600%+267%--50%
Burglary------50%----
Criminal Damage and Arson---88%+150%+200%--67%+150%--33%
Drugs-+100%+100%----+300%--
Other Crime-75%--+200%------
Other Theft---67%--67%-67%----
Public Order-60%-+20%-50%-43%-+150%+400%-25%-33%
Shoplifting----------
Violence and Sexual Offences-24%-53%+31%+79%--36%--46%+70%-29%

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 (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021