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Crime rate in Aurora, Colorado (CO): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Aurora, CO compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Aurora, CO

The 2018 crime rate in Aurora, CO is 390 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 91.0% U.S. cities. The 2018 Aurora crime rate rose by 7% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 17 - a decrease of 13 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Aurora has seen increasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Aurora, CO is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Aurora:

390.0
Glendale:

975.4
Greenwood Village:

369.3
Cherry Hills Village:

32.2
Denver:

431.5
Centennial:

151.6
Englewood:

364.8
Lone Tree:

398.0
Commerce City:

374.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Aurora by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
28
(9.5)
17
(5.6)
14
(4.6)
18
(5.7)
22
(6.8)
23
(7.1)
9
(2.7)
29
(8.6)
23
(6.7)
11
(3.1)
24
(6.7)
22
(6.0)
30
(8.2)
17
(4.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
223
(75.4)
217
(71.7)
191
(62.1)
188
(59.4)
216
(66.7)
183
(56.6)
183
(55.3)
179
(53.1)
224
(65.2)
274
(78.1)
352
(97.7)
289
(78.9)
319
(86.7)
387
(103.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
644
(217.6)
600
(198.1)
583
(189.5)
555
(175.5)
553
(170.7)
505
(156.1)
504
(152.4)
483
(143.3)
468
(136.3)
417
(118.8)
447
(124.1)
576
(157.2)
679
(184.5)
631
(169.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
941
(318.0)
1,024
(338.1)
899
(292.2)
861
(272.2)
733
(226.2)
732
(226.3)
752
(227.4)
742
(220.2)
721
(209.9)
746
(212.6)
837
(232.3)
1,052
(287.1)
1,211
(329.1)
1,681
(450.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,474
(836.1)
2,470
(815.6)
2,321
(754.5)
2,216
(700.5)
2,051
(633.0)
2,290
(707.9)
2,144
(648.2)
1,791
(531.5)
1,981
(576.7)
1,816
(517.5)
1,683
(467.2)
1,698
(463.3)
1,671
(454.1)
1,723
(462.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
9,502
(3,211)
8,292
(2,738)
7,750
(2,519)
7,146
(2,259)
6,820
(2,105)
6,873
(2,125)
6,861
(2,074)
7,370
(2,187)
7,805
(2,272)
7,082
(2,018)
7,635
(2,119)
7,977
(2,177)
7,194
(1,955)
7,189
(1,928)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2,742
(926.7)
2,043
(674.6)
1,719
(558.8)
1,298
(410.3)
1,166
(359.9)
888
(274.5)
870
(263.0)
898
(266.5)
1,000
(291.1)
1,064
(303.2)
1,261
(350.0)
1,538
(419.7)
2,189
(594.8)
2,210
(592.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
90
(30.4)
116
(38.3)
83
(27.0)
98
(31.0)
96
(29.6)
68
(21.0)
87
(26.3)
72
(21.4)
80
(23.3)
76
(21.7)
64
(17.8)
69
(18.8)
68
(18.5)
53
(14.2)
City-Data.com crime index469.2416.2372.4338.2320.6308.1290.3292.8303.0288.1320.7332.7364.4390.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
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According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 978 registered sex offenders living in Aurora, Colorado as of August 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Aurora is 370 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Aurora, CO?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Aurora:

423.0
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Aurora:

359.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Aurora:

313.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Aurora:

289.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Aurora:

250.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Aurora:

251.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Aurora:

252.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Aurora:

250.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Aurora:

262.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Aurora:

278.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Aurora:

294.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Aurora:

312.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Aurora:

351.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Aurora:

362.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Aurora:

310.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Aurora:

310.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Aurora:

341.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Aurora:

277.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Aurora:

277.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Aurora:

264.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Aurora:

251.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Aurora:

249.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Aurora:

272.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Aurora:

255.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Aurora:

272.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Aurora:

289.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Aurora:

285.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Aurora:

314.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Aurora:

360.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Aurora:

401.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Aurora:

466.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Aurora:

438.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Aurora:

437.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Aurora:

464.2
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 857 (723 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Colorado average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 804 (649 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Colorado average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 810 (670 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Colorado average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 817 (680 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Colorado average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 808 (657 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Colorado average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 806 (675 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Colorado average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 773 (651 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Colorado average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 755 (638 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Colorado average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 765 (644 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Colorado average:

2.42

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 752 (627 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Colorado average:

2.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 748 (623 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Colorado average:

2.51

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 746 (610 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Colorado average:

2.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 761 (631 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Colorado average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 719 (586 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Colorado average:

2.41

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 711 (576 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Colorado average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 772 (593 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Colorado average:

2.41

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Aurora, CO
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 80010, 80011, 80012, 80013, 80014, 80015, 80016, 80017, 80019, 80045, 80102, 80112, 80137, 80138, 80220, 80231, 80247.