The 10 Safest Neighborhoods In Aurora For 2020


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Aurora are the safest places to live.

Editor’s Note: This is our first time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in Aurora.
Safest Neighborhoods In Aurora

We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Aurora are the safest.

Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.

Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Aurora. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

In which Aurora neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.

So, which neighborhood is the safest in Aurora in 2020? That would be Meadow Wood. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.

If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood’s statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Aurora.

If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Aurora neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Aurora that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Aurora.

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How We Determined The Safest Aurora Hoods In 2020

You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Aurora.

To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:

  • Total Crimes Per Capita
  • Violent Crimes Per Capita
  • Property Crimes Per Capita

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 53 in each category, where 1 was the safest.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the ‘Safest City Neighborhood In Aurora.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Meadow Wood.

Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the safest places Aurora. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.

The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Aurora For 2020

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 5,390
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 109
Property Crime Per 100k: 463
More on Meadow Wood: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Meadow Wood comes in at 109 and the property crime per capita is 463 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9.5
/10

Population: 2,526
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 233
Property Crime Per 100k: 659
More on Heritage Eagle Bend: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Heritage Eagle Bend comes in at 233 and the property crime per capita is 659 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9.5
/10

Population: 5,259
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 112
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,107
More on Tallyn’s Reach: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Tallyn’s Reach comes in at 112 and the property crime per capita is 1,107 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

10
/10

Population: 6,964
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 338
Property Crime Per 100k: 597
More on Seven Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Seven Hills comes in at 338 and the property crime per capita is 597 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 5,421
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 217
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,227
More on Pheasant Run: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Pheasant Run comes in at 217 and the property crime per capita is 1,227 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

10
/10

Population: 4,932
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 357
Property Crime Per 100k: 843
More on Sterling Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Sterling Hills comes in at 357 and the property crime per capita is 843 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9.5
/10

Population: 7,038
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 334
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,064
More on Saddle Rock Golf Club: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Saddle Rock Golf Club comes in at 334 and the property crime per capita is 1,064 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 141
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 252
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,246
More on Park Villas: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Park Villas comes in at 252 and the property crime per capita is 1,246 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 11,997
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 98
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,733
More on Aurora Highlands: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Aurora Highlands comes in at 98 and the property crime per capita is 1,733 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 7,208
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 245
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,500
More on Sable Altura Chambers: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Sable Altura Chambers comes in at 245 and the property crime per capita is 1,500 for 2020.

Summing Up The Safest Places In Aurora

Looking at the data, you can tell that Meadow Wood is as safe as they come, according to science and data.

But as most Colorado residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you’re informed ahead of time.

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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Aurora For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Meadow Wood 572
2 Heritage Eagle Bend 892
3 Tallyn’s Reach 1,219
4 Seven Hills 935
5 Pheasant Run 1,444
6 Sterling Hills 1,200
7 Saddle Rock Golf Club 1,398
8 Park Villas 1,498
9 Aurora Highlands 1,831
10 Sable Altura Chambers 1,745
11 Dayton Triangle 1,845
12 Tower Triangle 1,558
13 Mission Viejo 1,925
14 Rocky Ridge 1,536
15 Heather Gardens 2,022
16 Prides Crossing 1,837
17 Horseshoe Park 1,512
18 Meadow Hills 2,067
19 Aurora Knolls-Hutchinson Heights 2,388
20 Side Creek 2,313
21 Tollgate Overlook 2,049
22 Willow Park 2,904
23 Shenandoah 2,897
24 Aurora Hills 2,415
25 Highland Park 2,901
26 Norfolk Glen 2,442
27 Conservatory 3,077
28 Aurora Hills Golf Course 3,277
29 Lakeshore 3,081
30 Murphy Creek 3,084
31 Carriage Place 3,214
32 East Ridge-Ptarmigan Park 3,130
33 Jewell Heights-Hoffman Heights 3,075
34 Morris Heights 4,030
35 Expo Park 3,359
36 Southeast Crossing 4,920
37 Highline Villages 3,947
38 Centretech 3,876
39 Sunny Vale 3,954
40 Heather Ridge 3,944
41 Dam East-West 4,518
42 Kingsborough 4,788
43 Village East 5,621
44 Laredo Highline 5,726
45 Sableridge 5,517
46 City Center North 6,141
47 Center Pointe 5,838
48 North Aurora 5,580
49 City Center 9,908
50 Utah Park 7,486
51 Delmar Parkway 7,643
52 Chambers Heights 7,699
53 Lynn Knoll 9,196

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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