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Total crime 45%
Violent crime 30%
Property crime 48%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAurora/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,839n/a (estimate)1,4102,3372,580
Murder4n/a2.06.95.0
Rape68n/a33.846.042.6
Robbery94n/a46.7111.586.2
Assault372n/a184.7239.7246.8
Violent crime538n/a (estimate)267404381
Burglary319n/a158.4306.7376.0
Theft1,860n/a923.71,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft122n/a60.6153.8228.9
Property crime2,301n/a (estimate)1,1431,9332,200

Key findings

  • Aurora crime rates are 45% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Aurora are 30% lower than the national average
  • In Aurora you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Aurora is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Aurora has decreased by 11%

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, Illinois is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Aurora are 1.66 times less than the Illinois average and 1.83 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Aurora are 1.51 times less than than Illinois and 1.42 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Aurora are 1.69 times less than than Illinois and 1.92 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Aurora (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Aurora, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Aurora safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Aurora is safer than 33% of Illinois cities, and 50% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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. At this time, Aurora sees a above 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 375
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Aurora is 1 in 88
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Aurora is 1 in 71
      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 375. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 88 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 71.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Aurora, Illinois (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Aurora has increased by 3%, the amount of property crime in Aurora has decreased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Aurora has decreased by 11% year over year.

      Aurora police department

      ItemAuroraIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)35130,690558,732
      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% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Campton Hills, IL11,5009150159
      Wayne, IL2,5130205205
      Naperville, IL145,78969136205
      Elburn, IL5,5940220220
      Prestbury, IL1,78057271328
      Winfield, IL9,543102338440
      Lily Lake, IL1,25380381461
      Aurora, IL200,9072671,1431,410

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Columbus, GA200,3034863,8234,309
      Montgomery, AL201,7176124,2694,881
      Moreno Valley, CA202,0613712,9463,316
      Yonkers, NY199,7253488731,221
      Huntington Beach, CA198,7242111,9632,174
      Aurora, IL200,9072671,1431,410
      Source: The Aurora, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.