Crime Statistics for Maldon, Essex, 2024

There were a total of 99 street level crime incidents in Maldon in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Vehicle Crime.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Maldon, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime38
Vehicle Crime11
Other Theft11
Public Order11
Shoplifting7
Anti Social Behaviour7
Criminal Damage Arson6
Drugs4
Burglary2
Bicycle Theft1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime99

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Maldon. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Maldon

We've taken the ten nearest places to Maldon and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Maldon has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Maldon99
Heybridge (0.88 miles)90
Runsell Green (3.34 miles)30
Broad Street Green (1.75 miles)24
Heybridge Basin (1.86 miles)11
Great Totham (2.56 miles)8
Beacon Hill (3.17 miles)7
Langford (1.39 miles)4
Rudley Green (2.56 miles)3
Curling Tye Green (1.24 miles)1

4.44%
of Maldon West residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Maldon?

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Maldon and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Maldon38
Heybridge34
Runsell Green17
Broad Street Green8
Heybridge Basin6
Rudley Green3
Great Totham2
Beacon Hill1
Langford1
Curling Tye Green0

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Maldon?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Maldon to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Maldon compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Maldon and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Resident in Maldon have the lowest likelyhood of being a victim of personal crime in the area. The ward with the lowest likelyhood is Witham Central.

#WardScore
1Witham Central57
2Witham West57
3Maldon East56
4Witham South51
5Maldon North44
6Purleigh32
7Heybridge West28
8Wickham Bishops and Woodham23
9Maldon South18
10Heybridge East10
11Maldon West7

Which road in Maldon has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Maldon with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around Washington Road.

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
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