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


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

Crime rate in Aurora, IL

The 2019 crime rate in Aurora, IL is 131 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.1 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 51.8% U.S. cities. The 2019 Aurora crime rate fell by 3% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 12 - an increase of 8 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Aurora has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Aurora, IL is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Aurora:

131.3
Montgomery:

115.7
North Aurora:

102.4
Oswego:

66.0
Batavia:

98.9
Warrenville:

61.5
Naperville:

78.2
Sugar Grove:

41.8
Geneva:

47.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Aurora by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(3.4)
11
(9.3)
2
(1.7)
4
(3.3)
4
(3.2)
2
(1.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(2.0)
8
(4.0)
9
(4.5)
7
(3.5)
6
(3.0)
4
(2.0)
12
(6.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
68
(58.2)
60
(50.6)
69
(58.1)
54
(45.2)
52
(42.0)
46
(34.0)
65
(32.5)
53
(26.4)
43
(21.5)
60
(29.8)
57
(28.3)
57
(28.3)
68
(33.8)
59
(29.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
157
(134.3)
154
(129.8)
138
(116.2)
124
(103.8)
406
(328.0)
376
(277.5)
125
(62.6)
119
(59.3)
108
(53.9)
130
(64.7)
130
(64.6)
108
(53.6)
94
(46.7)
89
(44.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
472
(403.7)
538
(453.6)
524
(441.2)
498
(416.8)
105
(84.8)
122
(90.0)
373
(186.7)
425
(211.9)
399
(199.1)
451
(224.3)
437
(217.2)
350
(173.6)
372
(184.7)
356
(178.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
786
(672.2)
809
(682.1)
725
(610.4)
638
(534.0)
671
(542.1)
777
(573.5)
944
(472.6)
576
(287.2)
509
(254.0)
471
(234.3)
441
(219.2)
366
(181.5)
319
(158.4)
232
(116.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,317
(1,982)
2,060
(1,737)
2,109
(1,776)
1,959
(1,640)
1,640
(1,325)
1,610
(1,188)
2,495
(1,249)
2,285
(1,139)
2,356
(1,176)
2,458
(1,223)
2,259
(1,123)
2,123
(1,053)
1,860
(923.7)
1,638
(819.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
240
(205.3)
217
(183.0)
245
(206.3)
172
(144.0)
107
(86.5)
116
(85.6)
126
(63.1)
111
(55.3)
117
(58.4)
160
(79.6)
167
(83.0)
176
(87.3)
122
(60.6)
144
(72.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
20
(17.1)
15
(12.6)
26
(21.9)
18
(15.1)
24
(19.4)
17
(12.5)
29
(14.5)
20
(10.0)
19
(9.5)
12
(6.0)
21
(10.4)
20
(9.9)
9
(4.5)
17
(8.5)
City-Data.com crime index317.1320.6303.2271.8253.3225.9170.2155.4150.6168.8159.4141.2134.8131.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 249 registered sex offenders living in Aurora, Illinois as of October 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Aurora is 792 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Aurora:

152.9
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Aurora:

153.5
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Aurora:

147.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Aurora:

176.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Aurora:

183.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Aurora:

155.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Aurora:

166.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Aurora:

157.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Aurora:

220.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Aurora:

254.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Aurora:

312.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Aurora:

340.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Aurora:

360.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Aurora:

334.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Aurora:

311.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Aurora:

329.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Aurora:

377.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Aurora:

414.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Aurora:

75.0
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Aurora:

87.0
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Aurora:

102.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Aurora:

112.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Aurora:

119.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Aurora:

118.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Aurora:

122.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Aurora:

166.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Aurora:

186.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Aurora:

187.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Aurora:

210.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Aurora:

241.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Aurora:

250.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Aurora:

264.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Aurora:

266.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Aurora:

260.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Aurora:

302.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Aurora:

332.7
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 2019, including police officers: 362 (298 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Illinois average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 351 (289 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Illinois average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 347 (285 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Illinois average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 356 (290 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Illinois average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 371 (300 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Illinois average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 371 (297 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Illinois average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 367 (289 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Illinois average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 360 (286 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Illinois average:

2.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 365 (282 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Illinois average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 356 (278 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Illinois average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 356 (274 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Illinois average:

2.90

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

Zip codes: 60502, 60503, 60504, 60505, 60506, 60510, 60519, 60538, 60542, 60543, 60554, 60563, 60564, 60585.