Saltburn, Marske and New Marske Crime Overview

Saltburn, Marske and New Marske is among the top 10 safest small towns in North Yorkshire, and is the 98th most dangerous overall out of North Yorkshire's 781 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Saltburn, Marske and New Marske in 2020 was 47 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to North Yorkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 45% lower than the North Yorkshire rate of 69 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Saltburn, Marske and New Marske is the 359th safest small town, and the 3,365th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In July 2020, Saltburn, Marske and New Marske was the worst small town in North Yorkshire for bicycle theft, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.10 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2020 was also a bad month for Saltburn, Marske and New Marske residents, when it was North Yorkshire's most dangerous small town for burglary, recording 11 crimes at a rate of 0.58 per 1,000 residents. Saltburn, Marske and New Marske recorded 16 reports of criminal damage and arson during March 2020, making its crime rate of 0.84 the worst small town for criminal damage and arson in North Yorkshire that month.

The most common crimes in Saltburn, Marske and New Marske are violence and sexual offences, with 436 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 23. This is 12% higher than 2019's figure of 383 offences and a difference of 2.78 from 2019's crime rate of 20. Saltburn, Marske and New Marske's least common crime is theft from the person, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 100% from 2019's figure of 4 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Saltburn, Marske and New Marske This Year

 Saltburn, Marske and New MarskeNorth Yorkshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour53327.9748,67141.7349% safer
Bicycle Theft80.421,2521.07155% safer
Burglary623.255,1654.4336% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1115.8211,0069.4462% safer
Drugs191.003,0872.65165% safer
Other Crime191.002,0451.7575% safer
Other Theft633.316,0695.2057% safer
Possession of Weapons50.267480.64146% safer
Public Order864.517,1326.1135% safer
Robbery50.265730.4988% safer
Shoplifting311.635,2944.54179% safer
Theft From the Person20.103890.33230% safer
Vehicle Crime532.783,7243.1915% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences43622.8833,44728.6725% safer

Crime in Saltburn, Marske and New Marske Compared To North Yorkshire

Saltburn, Marske and New Marske Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Ingleby Barwick71231.6649% safer
Sherburn in Elmet30538.8322% safer
Newby and Scalby41943.199% safer
Knaresborough67143.658% safer
Yarm41546.760.98% safer
Saltburn, Marske and New Marske90047.22-
Ripon77747.370.32% more dangerous
Norton-on-Derwent41348.923.5% more dangerous
Skipton86156.1716% more dangerous
Richmond47156.2216% more dangerous
Guisborough1,24266.8229% more dangerous

Saltburn, Marske and New Marske Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour34322128Safer
Bicycle Theft0.680.840.370.42Safer
Burglary4.04.64.13.2Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson6776Safer
Drugs0.630.310.521.0Getting worse
Other Crime0.631.01.41.0Getting worse
Other Theft4.455.03.3Safer
Possession of Weapons-0.370.310.26Safer
Public Order1.02.74.24.5Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)-0.310.100.26Getting worse
Shoplifting3.63.61.91.6Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.260.310.210.10Safer
Vehicle Crime4.54.63.92.8Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences10162023Getting worse

Changes In Saltburn, Marske and New Marske's Crime Rates Over Time

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Comparing Saltburn, Marske and New Marske to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Saltburn, Marske and New Marske47.22-
Barnet67.7130% more dangerous
Coventry77.4139% more dangerous
Croydon83.2243% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8145% more dangerous
Bristol86.2145% more dangerous
Leicester97.4452% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8754% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2856% more dangerous
Bradford133.0265% more dangerous
Leeds137.1066% more dangerous

Crime in Saltburn, Marske and New Marske's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Marske60046Second
Saltburn37061First

Crime in Saltburn, Marske and New Marske During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Saltburn, Marske and New Marske change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in December, when Saltburn, Marske and New Marske saw a 350% increase in public order. Saltburn, Marske and New Marske saw a large fall in public order during September, when it fell by 88% compared to September in 2019. Other Theft saw a fall in every month of Saltburn, Marske and New Marske's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-6%+84%+169%+28%-2%-3%-3%+50%+22%+138%
Bicycle Theft------+100%---
Burglary--50%+200%+25%-17%-69%--75%-20%+10%
Criminal Damage and Arson-45%-33%+133%-43%-30%+33%-42%-10%-8%+13%
Drugs---50%-50%------
Other Crime+50%-50%-50%-25%--75%----60%
Other Theft-50%-64%-63%-50%--17%-11%-80%-17%-11%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order+200%--33%--17%-11%-88%+33%-+350%
Robbery----------
Shoplifting-67%-80%-+100%-20%-33%--+200%+50%
Vehicle Crime--70%--54%+50%+150%-25%-88%+100%-75%
Violence and Sexual Offences-23%-+65%+3%+53%+74%+43%+30%-3%-12%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Saltburn, Marske and New Marske

What police force serves Saltburn, Marske and New Marske?
Saltburn, Marske and New Marske's local territorial police force is the North Yorkshire Police.
How dangerous is Saltburn, Marske and New Marske?
Saltburn, Marske and New Marske is among the top 10 safest small towns in North Yorkshire.
What is Saltburn, Marske and New Marske's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Saltburn, Marske and New Marske are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Saltburn, Marske and New Marske?
Saltburn, Marske and New Marske's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 01 Apr 2021