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Total crime 83%
Violent crime 132%
Property crime 73%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAurora/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime16,552n/a (estimate)4,2913,2572,346
Murder39n/a10.15.16.5
Rape397n/a102.962.938.4
Robbery775n/a200.968.373.9
Assault2,262n/a586.4286.9279.7
Violent crime3,473n/a (estimate)900423388
Burglary1,760n/a456.3400.3314.2
Theft7,390n/a1,915.91,909.31,398.0
Vehicle theft3,929n/a1,018.6524.3246.0
Property crime13,079n/a (estimate)3,3912,8341,958

Key findings

  • Aurora crime rates are 83% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Aurora are 132% higher than the national average
  • In Aurora you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Aurora is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Aurora has increased by 17%

Aurora crime map

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The Aurora crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Aurora as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Aurora crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Aurora (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Aurora, Colorado is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Aurora are 1.32 times more than the Colorado average and 1.83 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Aurora are 2.13 times more than than Colorado and 2.32 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Aurora are 1.20 times more than than Colorado and 1.73 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Aurora (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Aurora in comparison to other Colorado communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Aurora safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Aurora being safer than 5% of cities in Colorado and 5% of cities across the United States. 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. In conclusion, Aurora ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Aurora

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Aurora is 1 in 112
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Aurora is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Aurora is 1 in 24
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Aurora? If you reside in Aurora, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 112. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 30 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. 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, is 1 in 24.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Aurora is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Aurora has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 22% in Aurora, while property crimes in Aurora have increased by 16%. Total crime has increased by 17% year over year.

      Aurora police department

      ItemAuroraColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7739,049558,732
      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 29.4% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Colorado

      StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
      Colorado11,204251266
      There are a total of 11,204 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 251 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 6% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Inverness, CO1,18959398457
      Holly Hills, CO2,684107716823
      Meridian, CO3,3271359021,037
      Bow Mar, CO1,04701,0431,043
      Cherry Creek, CO12,0531611,0801,241
      Cherry Hills Village, CO6,414151,2351,250
      Acres Green, CO2,9261651,1081,273
      Aurora, CO351,1319003,3914,291

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Honolulu, HI349,5972713,0123,282
      Anaheim, CA346,7763532,5192,872
      Tampa, FL361,4775201,3651,885
      Bakersfield, CA367,5555174,0234,540
      Santa Ana, CA333,6054292,0792,508
      Aurora, CO351,1319003,3914,291
      Source: The Aurora, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.