Aurora

Aurora is a thriving, growing area with a proximity to Denver and all the amenities it can offer. For people who love city life, Aurora can provide the perfect opportunity to grow. 

Welcome to Aurora

 
The third-largest city in Colorado, filled with exciting entertainment, restaurants, and thriving job opportunities
 

If you're looking for a thriving urban area in Colorado, Aurora fits the bill. Aurora is a thriving, growing area with a proximity to Denver and all the amenities it can offer. For people who love city life, Aurora can provide the perfect opportunity to grow. 

More than half of Aurora's available properties are single-family homes, including a variety of luxury homes that can provide you with all the amenities you've been looking for. However, as Aurora continues to grow, new developments offer condos, apartments, and more. You're sure to find a place to fall in love with across the greater Aurora area.

What to Love

  • Family-friendly activities
  • Active city environment
  • Strong job growth
  • Quick access to Denver and Denver International Airport

Local Lifestyle

Aurora has a population of almost 400,000 and a thriving, urban feel. Aurora residents love their local community, and they're willing to put in the effort for it. It does not have the same easy access to green spaces that you might find throughout the rest of Colorado, but it does offer easy access to the greater Denver metro area, which means that you can easily get away to the mountains or visit a local lake for a chance to sit back, relax, and get away from it all. The city is known as the "Gateway to the Rockies".

Aurora has a fast-paced environment where many residents thrive. Moreover, the area continues to experience considerable job growth, making it a great place for professionals in a variety of fields to find their dream jobs.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Aurora has an active food scene, making it perfect for foodies looking for the chance to check out fantastic dining opportunities from various styles. At Fruition Restaurant, you'll find a farm-fresh restaurant with produce and meat from local farmers, allowing you to embrace that farm-to-table lifestyle. Abrusci's Fire & Vine delivers a homey restaurant with Italian specialties, including familiar favorite pasta dishes that offer the ultimate in comfort food. A short drive into Denver, you can also visit EDGE Restaurant and Bar, located inside the Four Seasons, for an incredible luxury dining experience.

The Aurora area offers plenty of entertainment opportunities for families. The Denver Zoo is just a short drive away, perfect for a weekend trip or a weekday escape. Visit Fletcher Park for some time spent in nature, or head to City Park for a great playground, skate plaza, basketball courts, and more. With so many options to choose from, there's always a new chance for family excitement.

Things to Do

In Aurora, you'll find plenty of festivals, activities, and events to fill your days. Check out the Prairie Harvest Fall Fest to enjoy the taste of fall and all the best of those fantastic fall activities as the leaves change color and the beauty of the fall season rolls into the Aurora area. Enjoy the Festival of Colors Colorado for an amazing stampede experience. Over the holiday season, make sure you take time to visit the Apres Ski Holiday Market, which runs from late November through the middle of December and offers a variety of unique gifts and wares that can help you get your holiday off to the best possible start. It seems as though there's always something new going on in the Aurora area, which means plenty of chances for you to make memories and live life to the fullest.

 

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Overview for Aurora, CO

383,496 people live in Aurora, where the median age is 35 and the average individual income is $34,497. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

383,496

Total Population

35 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$34,497

Average individual Income

Around Aurora, CO

There's plenty to do around Aurora, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

3
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
24
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including DittyPop, Chef In a Box, and Retro Gaming of Denver.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.09 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.58 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.73 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.47 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.9 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.37 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Aurora, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Aurora. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
Black Forest Hills Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Vista Peak 9-12 Preparatory
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Vista Peak P-8 Exploratory
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Coyote Hills Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Fox Ridge Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Meadow Point Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Cherokee Trail High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Buffalo Trail Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
Pine Ridge Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Altitude Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Primrose School Of Saddle Rock
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Regis Jesuit High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
New Legacy Charter School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Colorado Early Colleges Aurora
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
East Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Fulton Academy of Excellence
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Lansing Elementary Community School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Lyn Knoll Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
North Middle School Health Sciences and Technology
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Sable Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Sixth Avenue Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Wheeling Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Aurora Academy Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Lotus School for Excellence
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
Aurora Frontier K-8
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
Rocky Mountain Prep: Fletcher
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Vega Collegiate Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Arrowhead Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Ponderosa Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
Sunrise Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Highline Community Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Holy Love Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
William Smith High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Dartmouth Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Laredo Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Montview Math & Health Sciences Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Paris Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Virginia Court Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Vassar Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Dalton Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Arkansas Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Tollgate Elementary School of Expeditionary Learni
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Century Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Side Creek Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Global Village Academy Aurora
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Academy of Advanced Learning
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Eastridge Community Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Mission Viejo Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Polton Community Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Summit Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Calvary Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Montessori del Mundo Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Altura Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Aurora Central High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Clyde Miller K-8
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Crawford Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Elkhart Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Kenton Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Vaughn Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Aurora West College Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Peoria Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Aurora Science & Technical Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 7th
No rating available
Independence Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Sagebrush Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Cimarron Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St Therese Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Crescent View Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Denver Street School-East Campus
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Aurora Hills Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Boston K-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Jewell Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Park Lane Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Yale Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Iowa Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Vanguard Classical School - East
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
Edna and John W. Mosley P-8
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Village East Community Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Peace With Christ Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available

Demographics and Employment Data for Aurora, CO

Aurora has 138,426 households, with an average household size of 2.76. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Aurora do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 383,496 people call Aurora home. The population density is 2,397.41 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

383,496

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35

Median Age

50.22 / 49.78%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
138,426

Total Households

2.76

Average Household Size

$34,497

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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