Maryport Crime Overview

Maryport is the second most dangerous small town in Cumbria, and the among the top 20 most dangerous overall out of Cumbria's 283 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Maryport in 2020 was 74 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Cumbria's overall crime rate, coming in 18% higher than Cumbria's rate of 60 per 1,000 residents. For England and Wales as a whole, Maryport ranks as the the 147th most dangerous small town, and the the 1,018th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In November 2020, Maryport was the worst small town in Cumbria for burglary, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.18 per 1,000 inhabitants. October 2020 was also a bad month for Maryport residents, when it was Cumbria's most dangerous small town for criminal damage and arson, recording 12 crimes at a rate of 1.1 per 1,000 residents. Maryport recorded 3 reports of bicycle theft during October 2020, making its crime rate of 0.27 the worst small town for bicycle theft in Cumbria that month.

The most common crimes in Maryport are violence and sexual offences, with 414 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 37. This is 22% lower than 2019's figure of 505 offences and a difference of 8.06 from 2019's crime rate of 45. Maryport's least common crime is robbery, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 500% from 2019's figure of 6 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Maryport This Year

 MaryportCumbria 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour17915.859,20317.8713% safer
Bicycle Theft40.352080.4014% safer
Burglary332.921,5422.992.4% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1129.924,4308.6013% more dangerous
Drugs262.309591.8619% more dangerous
Other Crime110.976291.2226% safer
Other Theft645.672,0614.0029% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons110.972410.4752% more dangerous
Public Order897.883,9097.593.7% more dangerous
Robbery10.091050.20122% safer
Shoplifting373.281,4722.8613% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime292.577401.4444% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences41436.6714,78828.7122% more dangerous

Maryport Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownsTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Ulverston44738.1793% safer
Cockermouth35839.2588% safer
Dalton Town with Newton34744.9064% safer
Windermere43053.1339% safer
Maryport83173.60-
Egremont60077.244.7% more dangerous

Maryport Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour26231316Safer
Bicycle Theft0.350.800.620.35Safer
Burglary75.03.22.9Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson14151310Safer
Drugs1.72.32.82.3Getting worse
Other Crime1.71.51.70.97Safer
Other Theft654.86Getting worse
Possession of Weapons0.890.710.800.97Getting worse
Public Order3.01098Getting worse
Robbery0.180.530.530.09Safer
Shoplifting893.53.3Safer
Vehicle Crime2.63.81.72.6Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences28374537Getting worse

Comparing Maryport to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownsCrime RateRate Difference
Coventry71.502.9% safer
Maryport73.60-
Sheffield73.990.53% more dangerous
Kirklees74.230.85% more dangerous
Croydon77.184.6% more dangerous
Bradford79.197% more dangerous
London80.709% more dangerous
Birmingham89.0217% more dangerous
Bristol91.5720% more dangerous
Leeds91.9020% more dangerous
Leicester102.5128% more dangerous
Liverpool105.9431% more dangerous

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Maryport

What police force serves Maryport?
Maryport's local territorial police force is the Cumbria Constabulary.
How dangerous is Maryport?
Maryport is the second most dangerous small town in Cumbria.
What is Maryport's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Maryport are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Maryport?
Maryport's least common crime is robbery.

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021