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Crime and Safety in Haxby

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Haxby is the second safest small town in North Yorkshire, and is the 335th most dangerous overall out of North Yorkshire's 699 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Haxby in 2021 was 22 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to North Yorkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 245% lower than the North Yorkshire rate of 76 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Haxby is the 85th safest small town, and the 2,886th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2021, Haxby was the worst small town in North Yorkshire for robbery, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.24 per 1,000 inhabitants. October 2016 was also a bad month for Haxby residents, when it was North Yorkshire's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.12 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Haxby are violence and sexual offences, with 89 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 11. This is 3.4% higher than 2020's figure of 86 offences and a difference of 0.36 from 2020's crime rate of 10. Haxby's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 100% from 2020's figure of 2 crimes.

Haxby 2022 Crime Scorecard

Second Safest

Small Towns, North Yorkshire

342% lower, regional crime rate

Yorkshire and The Humber

248% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Haxby is 342% lower than Yorkshire and The Humber and 248% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Haxby Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Haxby represent the time frame between May 2019 and April 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Haxby

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202122184
202022187
201928233
201822186
201718149
201617145

Crime in Haxby Compared To North Yorkshire

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Summary of Crimes in Haxby This Year

 HaxbyNorth Yorkshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour15918.9639,79734.12 80% safer
Bicycle Theft10.121,3371.15 858% safer
Burglary40.484,4883.85 702% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson344.0611,6409.98 146% safer
Drugs30.363,0422.61 625% safer
Other Crime60.721,9231.65 129% safer
Other Theft91.076,1465.27 393% safer
Possession of Weapons10.126800.58 383% safer
Public Order161.919,3398.01 319% safer
Robbery20.247130.61 154% safer
Shoplifting141.675,9025.06 203% safer
Theft From the Person10.124280.37 208% safer
Vehicle Crime40.483,5243.02 529% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences8910.6239,12033.54 216% safer

Haxby Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Huntington181.821106% safer
Haxby18421.95-
Ingleby Barwick84137.3941% more dangerous
Sherburn in Elmet30839.2244% more dangerous
Knaresborough64541.9648% more dangerous
Newby and Scalby46648.0454% more dangerous
Yarm45050.7057% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Haxby

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Recent Crimes in Haxby

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Ash LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Lady Kell GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near The VillageInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Wheatley DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Hall RiseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near South LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near The VillageInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Kennedy DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Falcon CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near South LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near The VillageInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Mallard WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022ShopliftingOn or near The VillageInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Parkland WayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near SouthlandsUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Garths EndUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Oak Tree LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Lady Kell GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Greenshaw DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Haxby Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour16162819 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.600.480.240.12 Safer
Burglary1.62.21.70.48 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson4.93.73.64.1 Getting worse
Drugs0.600.720.950.36 Safer
Other Crime0.720.720.240.72 Getting worse
Other Theft2.01.21.61.1 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.120.120.120.12No change
Public Order1.82.31.61.9 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.12-0.120.24 Getting worse
Shoplifting0.952.31.11.7 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)---0.12 Safer
Vehicle Crime0.601.10.950.48 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences8131011 Getting worse

Changes In Haxby's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Haxby's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Haxby that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Ethel Ward Memorial Playing Field1531-247

Comparing Haxby to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Haxby21.95-
Barnet67.0867% more dangerous
Croydon82.4873% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0576% more dangerous
Bristol90.5276% more dangerous
Coventry102.2479% more dangerous
Leicester111.5980% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0682% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6483% more dangerous
Bradford132.2883% more dangerous
Leeds150.9485% more dangerous

Crime in Haxby's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Haxby16028First

Crime in Haxby During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Haxby change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when Haxby saw a 400% increase in criminal damage and arson. Haxby saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during November, when it fell by 86% compared to November in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-57%+155%+67%+150%+214%+288%+243%+92%+200%+88%
Bicycle Theft--50%--------
Burglary----------83%
Criminal Damage and Arson-67%+33%+50%-50%+100%-25%+400%+50%-86%+100%
Other Crime----------
Other Theft--+50%--+100%---50%-
Public Order------50%-+100%-+300%
Shoplifting-50%--+100%---50%---
Vehicle Crime------+100%---
Violence and Sexual Offences-64%-33%-33%+40%+60%+20%+50%-71%-65%-31%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Haxby

What police force serves Haxby?
Haxby's local territorial police force is the North Yorkshire Police.

How dangerous is Haxby?
Haxby is the second safest small town in North Yorkshire.

What is Haxby's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Haxby are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Haxby?
Haxby's least common crime is bicycle theft.

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