Aurora, CO Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled data on the most commonly searched crimes in Aurora, Adams County and Colorado. Our statistics also include comparisons of Aurora's crime rate to Colorado's and nationwide. Keep in mind that Aurora has a population of 359,407 while Colorado has a population of 5,456,574.

When reviewing the data, It is critical to remember that these numbers only reflect reported crimes. There are some crimes, even serious crimes, which are notoriously underreported, such as rape or sexual assault.

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Crime in The Last Reported Year

In 2015 in Aurora, CO, there were 1,660 reported major violent crimes and 10,579 reported major property offenses. This is in addition to a number of lesser offenses.

Of the violent crime types, the most common to occur in Aurora is agg. assault, with 837 reported. This represented 50.42% of all violent crimes. Similarly, the most common property crime was larceny with 7,635 reported.

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Disclaimer: The city of Aurora resides in these counties: Adams County, Douglas County, Arapahoe County.


Aurora Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 3rd
  • Violent Crimes: 3rd (15th per 100k)
  • Murder: 3rd (9th per 100k)
  • Rape: 2nd (17th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 3rd (33rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 2nd (11th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 3rd (39th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 4th (34th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 3rd (46th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 3rd (18th per 100k)
  • Arson: 3rd (34th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 52nd
  • Violent Crimes: 78th (1,406th per 100k)
  • Murder: 56th (350th per 100k)
  • Rape: 30th (490th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 92nd (1,924th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 83rd (756th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 72nd (2,292nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 93rd (2,511th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 72nd (2,402nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 62nd (682nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 59th (656th per 100k)

In Adams County (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Murder: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Rape: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Arson: 1st (2nd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 359,407
  • Households: 124,031
  • Median Income: $53,011.00
  • Land Area: 153.524 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.669 miles2
  • Time Zone: MDT

Aurora, CO Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 11 24
Rape 274 352
Agg. Assault 746 837
Robbery 417 447
Burglary 1816 1683
Vehicle Thefts 1064 1261
Arson 76 64

Violent Crimes in Aurora, CO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 24
Rape 352
Aggravated Assault 837
Robbery 447

Property Crimes in Aurora, CO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 1683
Larceny 7635
Motor Vehicle Theft 1261
Arson 64

Property Crimes in Aurora, CO

Year Property Crimes
2006 12805
2007 11790
2008 10660
2009 10037
2010 10051
2011 9875
2012 10059
2013 10786
2014 9962
2015 10579

Rape in Aurora, CO

Year Rape
2006 217
2007 191
2008 188
2009 216
2010 183
2011 183
2012 179
2013 0
2014 274
2015 352

Colorado Criminal Statistics:


You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 16554 17515
Murder 151 176
Rape 5160 5634
Agg. Assault 10325 10759
Robbery 3039 3323
Property Crimes 135510 144136
Burglary 23472 23454
Larceny 99464 104682
Vehicle Thefts 12574 16000
Arson 0 0

Property Crimes in the state of Colorado

Year Property Crimes
2006 164054
2007 146141
2008 140725
2009 133968
2010 134992
2011 133361
2012 139270
2013 140057
2014 135510
2015 144136

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