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Crime and Safety in Huntington, North Yorkshire

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Huntington is the safest small town in North Yorkshire, and is the 26th safest overall out of North Yorkshire's 699 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Huntington in 2021 was 1.8 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to North Yorkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 4058% lower than the North Yorkshire rate of 76 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Huntington is the 34th safest small town, and the 146th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crimes in Huntington are violence and sexual offences, with 6 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 0.61. This is 33% higher than 2020's figure of 4 offences and a difference of 0.21 from 2020's crime rate of 0.40. Huntington's least common crime is public order, with 2 offences recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 2 crimes.

Huntington 2022 Crime Scorecard

Safest

Small Towns, North Yorkshire

5231% lower, regional crime rate

Yorkshire and The Humber

4100% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Huntington is 5231% lower than Yorkshire and The Humber and 4100% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Huntington Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Huntington 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 Huntington

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20211.818
20202.020
20192.121
20182.121
20172.121
20162.323

Crime in Huntington Compared To North Yorkshire

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Summary of Crimes in Huntington This Year

 HuntingtonNorth Yorkshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour80.8139,79734.12 4112% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson50.5111,6409.98 1857% safer
Drugs30.303,0422.61 770% safer
Public Order20.209,3398.01 3905% safer
Vehicle Crime20.203,5243.02 1410% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences60.6139,12033.54 5398% safer

Huntington Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Huntington181.82-
Haxby18421.9592% more dangerous
Ingleby Barwick84137.3995% more dangerous
Sherburn in Elmet30839.2295% more dangerous
Knaresborough64541.9696% more dangerous
Newby and Scalby46648.0496% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Huntington

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Recent Crimes in Huntington

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Malton RoadLocal resolution
December 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Strensall RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Hopgrove Lane SouthInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
October 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Malton RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
September 2021Public orderOn or near Malton RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Hopgrove Lane SouthUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Strensall RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Monks Cross LinkInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
June 2021DrugsOn or near Malton RoadOffender given a drugs possession warning
June 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Hopgrove Lane SouthUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2021DrugsOn or near Malton RoadOffender given penalty notice
April 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Strensall RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Strensall RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Strensall RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
January 2021DrugsOn or near Strensall RoadOffender given a drugs possession warning
January 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Strensall RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2020DrugsOn or near Malton RoadOffender given a drugs possession warning
December 2020DrugsOn or near Malton RoadOffender given a drugs possession warning
November 2020DrugsOn or near Malton RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2020Public orderOn or near Malton RoadFormal action is not in the public interest

Huntington Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour0.710.611.40.81 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson0.30-0.100.51 Getting worse
Drugs0.200.610.510.30 Safer
Public Order0.200.100.200.20 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime0.20--0.20No change
Violence and Sexual Offences0.400.710.400.61 Getting worse

Changes In Huntington's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Huntington to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Huntington1.82-
Barnet67.0897% more dangerous
Croydon82.4898% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0598% more dangerous
Bristol90.5298% more dangerous
Coventry102.2498% more dangerous
Leicester111.5998% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0699% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6499% more dangerous
Bradford132.2899% more dangerous
Leeds150.9499% more dangerous

Crime in Huntington's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Huntington44865First

Crime in Huntington During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Huntington change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Huntington saw a 300% increase in anti-social behaviour. Huntington saw a large fall in violence and sexual offences during May, when it fell by 50% compared to May in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour------+200%+300%--
Burglary----------
Drugs---------+100%
Violence and Sexual Offences---50%----+100%--

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Huntington

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

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

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

What is the least common crime in Huntington?
Huntington's least common crime is public order.

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