Reported Annual Crime In Aurora

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAurora/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,739n/a (estimate)1,8602,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAurora/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder9n/a4.55.84.9
Rape60n/a29.837.538.6
Robbery130n/a64.7115.9101.9
Assault451n/a224.3224.6237.8
Violent crime650n/a (estimate)323384373
Burglary471n/a234.3361.1491.4
Theft2,458n/a1,222.71,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theft160n/a79.6137.3220.2
Property crime3,089n/a (estimate)1,5371,9892,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Aurora, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Aurora, IL 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, IL crime rate is 22% lower than the Illinois average and is 35% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Aurora, IL has a violent crime rate that is 16% lower than the Illinois average and 13% lower than the national average. For property crime, Aurora, IL is 23% lower than the Illinois average and 38% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Aurora is 35% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.1 daily crimes that occur in Aurora.
  • Aurora is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Aurora you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Aurora has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Aurora (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Aurora, IL is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Illinois and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Aurora, IL are 1.28 times less than the Illinois average and 1.54 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Aurora, IL are 1.19 times less than than Illinois and 1.15 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Aurora, IL are 1.29 times less than than Illinois and 1.62 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Aurora (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Aurora, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Aurora, IL safer than 25% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 41% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Aurora, IL. At this time, Aurora, IL sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other 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 310
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Aurora is 1 in 66
The chance of being a victim of crime in Aurora is 1 in 54
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Aurora, IL? 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, IL, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 310. 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 66 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, IL is 1 in 54.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Aurora, IL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Aurora, IL has increased by 16%, the amount of property crime in Aurora, IL has increased by 3%, and the total amount of crime in Aurora, IL has increased by 5% year to year.

Aurora police department

ItemAuroraIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)35130,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
There are a total of 351 Aurora police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.6% less than the Illinois average and 46.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Winfield, IL9,36831279310
Prestbury, IL1,59754279333
Campton Hills, IL10,90835317352
Wayne, IL2,44560312372
Lily Lake, IL1,08295491586
Aurora, IL199,8783231,5371,860

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shreveport, LA200,6928195,1365,955
Moreno Valley, CA198,8723133,2473,561
Yonkers, NY198,6544719951,466
Akron, OH198,4925914,0634,654
Fontana, CA201,3553882,0632,451
Aurora, IL199,8783231,5371,860
Source: The Aurora, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.