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Total crime 47%
Violent crime 94%
Property crime 38%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAurora/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime13,905n/a (estimate)3,6532,9722,489
Murder28n/a7.43.85.0
Rape438n/a115.167.242.6
Robbery638n/a167.663.681.6
Assault1,695n/a445.3246.3250.2
Violent crime2,799n/a (estimate)735381379
Burglary1,554n/a408.3348.4340.5
Theft7,258n/a1,907.01,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft2,294n/a602.7384.0219.9
Property crime11,106n/a (estimate)2,9182,5912,110

Key findings

  • Aurora crime rates are 47% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Aurora are 94% higher than the national average
  • In Aurora you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Aurora is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Aurora has decreased by 2%

Aurora crime map

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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 1.23 times more than the Colorado average and 1.47 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Aurora are 1.93 times more than than Colorado and 1.94 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Aurora are 1.13 times more than than Colorado and 1.38 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 8% of cities in Colorado and 8% 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 136
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Aurora is 1 in 35
      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? If you reside in Aurora, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 136. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 35 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 28.

      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 1% in Aurora, while property crimes in Aurora have decreased by 2%. Total crime has decreased by 2% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Inverness, CO1,18953364417
      Columbine Valley, CO1,1900461461
      Holly Hills, CO2,68496654751
      Meridian, CO3,327121825946
      Bow Mar, CO1,04701,0431,043
      Cherry Creek, CO12,0531459871,132
      Cherry Hills Village, CO6,414451,0991,143
      Aurora, CO351,1317352,9183,653

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Honolulu, HI349,5972713,0023,272
      Anaheim, CA346,7763162,3332,650
      Tampa, FL361,4774051,6292,034
      Bakersfield, CA367,5554554,1424,597
      Santa Ana, CA333,6054352,0402,476
      Aurora, CO351,1317352,9183,653
      Source: The Aurora, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.