Aurora, IL Arrest Records

Aurora, IL is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.14 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 257th safest city in Illinois among the 451 cities.
Aurora, IL property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 14.25 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 2,259 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 8.10% compared to 2015.

Aurora Crime Rate

Total arrests in Aurora 2016 decreased by 6.45% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 650 to 631 while non-violent crime decreased by 7.19% from 3,089 to 2,867.

5 Crimes In Aurora, IL in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 2,259
Burglary 441
Aggravated assault 437
Motor vehicle theft 167
Robbery 130

Other Cities in Illinois with the Most Arrests

Among the 451 cities in state the most dangerous is Chicago with 30,126 violent crimes that’s 59.18% of total of 50,906. Sauget has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 28 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Cherry Valley 83.60
Danville 75.04
Lansing 70.52
Oak Brook 70.36
Cairo 67.44

Safest Cities in Illinois

Are you planning a move to Illinois? Here are the safest cities in Illinois with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Aurora is 1 out of 199 up by 0.11% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Channahon and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Pawnee.

City Arrests
Pawnee 1.11
Mount Olive 2.51
Channahon 2.78
Aviston 2.85
Glasford 3.00

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Aurora decreased by 2.92% from 2015 and decreased by 0.79% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 636 to 631. In 2016 violent crime rate in Aurora was 33.16% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.314%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Aurora decreased by 7.19% from 2015 and decreased by 24.97% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 3,821 to 2,867. In 2016 property crime rate in Aurora was 49.86% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.425%.

How Aurora stands up against other cities

Aurora vs. Naperville

You’ll be in more risk in Aurora compared to Naperville that had 34.79% lower crime rate compared to Aurora according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Naperville city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.8302 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3039 in Naperville.

Aurora vs. Joliet

You’ll be in more safety in Aurora compared to Joliet that had 27.9% higher crime rate compared to Aurora according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0348 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0676 in Joliet city.
Burglary rates of 2.1923 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.4959 in Joliet.

Names with the most arrests in Aurora

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 100% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Aurora is 0.47% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.76 daily crimes that occur in Aurora.
  • Aurora is more violent than Naperville.
  • In Aurora you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Aurora have decreased by 6.45%.