Reported Annual Crime In Aurora

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAurora/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime13,152n/a (estimate)3,5893,0832,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAurora/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder22n/a6.03.75.3
Rape289n/a78.964.240.4
Robbery576n/a157.263.7102.8
Assault1,052n/a287.1211.1248.5
Violent crime1,939n/a (estimate)529343386
Burglary1,698n/a463.3431.4468.9
Theft7,977n/a2,176.71,955.31,745.0
Vehicle theft1,538n/a419.7354.0236.9
Property crime11,213n/a (estimate)3,0602,7412,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Aurora, CO. The total number of reported crimes in Aurora, CO is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Aurora, CO crime rate is 16% higher than the Colorado average and is 26% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Aurora, CO has a violent crime rate that is 54% higher than the Colorado average and 37% higher than the national average. For property crime, Aurora, CO is 12% higher than the Colorado average and 25% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Columbine Valley, CO1,2580290290
Bow Mar, CO1,0620312312
Inverness, CO1,96848385433
Meridian, CO2,71388700788
Holly Hills, CO2,58492735827
Cherry Hills Village, CO6,234151,0381,053
Cherry Creek, CO12,1131311,0441,175
Aurora, CO339,4805293,0603,589

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Aurora is 26% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.83 daily crimes that occur in Aurora.
  • Aurora is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Aurora you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Aurora has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Aurora (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Aurora, CO is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Colorado and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Aurora, CO are 1.16 times more than the Colorado average and 1.26 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Aurora, CO are 1.54 times more than than Colorado and 1.37 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Aurora, CO are 1.12 times more than than Colorado and 1.25 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Aurora (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Aurora, CO area in comparison to other Colorado communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Aurora, CO being safer than 22% of cities in Colorado and 23% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Colorado cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Aurora, CO. In conclusion, Aurora, CO now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Aurora

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Aurora is 1 in 190
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Aurora is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Aurora is 1 in 28
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Aurora, CO? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Aurora, CO, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 190. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 33 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Aurora, CO is 1 in 28.

Year Over Year Crime In Aurora (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Aurora, CO is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Aurora, CO has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 15% in Aurora, CO, while property crimes in Aurora, CO have increased by 4%. Crimes in total for Aurora, CO have increased by 6% year over year.

Aurora police department

ItemAuroraColoradoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7739,049556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.39.63.3
There are a total of 773 Aurora police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 76% less than the Colorado average and 29.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Colorado

StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
Colorado11,041247222
There are a total of 11,041 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 247 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 11% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Anaheim, CA342,9733422,7203,062
Honolulu, HI345,1303353,0733,407
Santa Ana, CA331,2664782,0692,546
Tampa, FL348,9345072,0752,582
Bakersfield, CA358,7004814,5245,005
Aurora, CO339,4805293,0603,589
Source: The Aurora, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.