Aurora, IL
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The crime rate in Aurora is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Aurora is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, Aurora is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Illinois, Aurora has a crime rate that is higher than 73% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Aurora, and we found that the crime rate in Aurora is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Aurora is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Aurora does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Aurora.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Aurora occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Aurora; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 308. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Aurora; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Aurora Crime Data

 

Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

Aurora Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

652

3,108

3,760

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.25

15.49

18.74

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Aurora 3.25
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 308

in Aurora

1 in 261

in Illinois

Aurora VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 200,661
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 9 60 130 453
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.30 0.65 2.26

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Aurora 15.49
Illinois 19.89

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 65

in Aurora

1 in 50

in Illinois

Aurora Property CRIMES

Population: 200,661
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 471 2,477 160
Rate per 1,000 2.35 12.34 0.80

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Aurora Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Aurora 82
Illinois 33