Aurora, CO Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
13,905
Total Crimes
3,653.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
47.51%
Above National Average
109 out of 136
In Colorado
8,474 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Aurora, CO?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Aurora is 3,653.4 per 100,000 people. That's 47.51% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 22.94% higher than the Colorado total crime rate of 2,971.6 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Aurora SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
5

How Does Aurora Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Aurora
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 13,905 3,653.4 2,971.6 2,476.7
Murder 28 7.4 3.8 5.0
Robbery 638 167.6 63.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1,695 445.3 246.3 250.2
Violent Crime 2,799 735.4 381.0 366.7
Burglary 1,554 408.3 348.4 340.5
Larceny 7,258 1,907.0 1,858.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 2,294 602.7 384.0 219.9
Property Crime 11,106 2,918.0 2,590.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Aurora

2,799.0
Violent Crimes
735.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
100.55%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 136.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Aurora each year. That compares to a 1 in 262.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Aurora is 735.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 100.55% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 93.05% higher than the Colorado violent crime rate of 381.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Aurora

11,106.0
Property Crimes
2,918.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
38.30%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 34.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Aurora each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Aurora is 2,918.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 38.30% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 12.64% higher than the Colorado property crime rate of 2,590.7 per 100,000 people.

Aurora Crime Compared To Colorado Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Colorado.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Aurora

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Denver, CO 728,941 32,747 4,492.4 3,743.5 748.9
Centennial, CO 111,646 2,160 1,934.7 1,753.8 180.9
Brighton, CO 42,267 1,257 2,974.0 2,647.5 326.5
Englewood, CO 35,273 1,915 5,429.1 5,225.0 204.1
Lone Tree, CO 15,129 1,098 7,257.6 6,946.9 310.7
Commerce, GA 6,927 165 2,382.0 1,977.8 404.2
Sheridan, CO 6,233 478 7,668.9 7,219.6 449.2
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