Aurora, CO 

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+38.8% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

123.7 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

8.9 / 5.5

summer / winter

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Aurora, CO

Aurora, Colorado is a beautiful and vibrant city filled with attractions to explore. Visitors can wander the bustling downtown area packed with shopping and dining options, or take in the stunning views of Aurora reservoir. Outdoorsy types can enjoy camping at Cherry Creek State Park or head to the Seven Falls Nature Trail for a scenic hike. History buffs will appreciate visiting the Museum of Natural History and Sci-Tech Discovery Center, while art lovers can explore numerous galleries and theatres throughout the city. With its gorgeous scenery and endless activities to experience, Aurora promises to provide any visitor with an unforgettable experience. Regional center/Capital city - North central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range.
State: Colorado
County: Arapahoe County
Metro Area: Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area
City: Aurora
Zip Codes: 80013, 80016, 80012, 80011, 80010, 80014, 80017, 80018, 80019, 80045, 10 total
Cost of Living: 23.7% higher
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5280 ft above sea level
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What Bert Has To Say About Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area

Denver is the commercial, financial, industrial, and government center for Colorado and a seven-state region of Rocky Mountain and western Plains states. The city and its surrounding area continue to be one of our favorite large cities, and the list of reasons is large; however, crowding and growth is taking its toll.


The unemployment rate in Aurora is 7.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Aurora jobs have increased by 2.8%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Aurora's cost of living is 23.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Aurora's Cost of Living

June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Aurora, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Arapahoe county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 61.0% to 36.4%. More Voting Stats

Aurora's population is 383,496 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 13.8%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 29.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Aurora is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.3%.

Aurora public schools spend $9,673 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.6 students per teacher in Aurora. More Education

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Housing Market in Aurora

It's a good time to buy in Aurora. Home Appreciation is up 7.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Aurora is .

Reviews for Aurora   39 Reviews
Used to be affordable. Now overpriced. - 9/6/2020
It is ok. Not great. It used to be worth the cost (4/5 stars). The schools are mediocre, the people are hit or miss. People born here are friendly but... Read More

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Overpriced. - 7/19/2020
I've lived here for 10 years, and I gotta say, it's easily one of the most overpriced cities I've ever lived in. The cost of living makes it not worth it to live here,... Read More

Housing - 6/30/2018
For an average to below average less than 800 square feet you will pay at least $100 in Aurora, Colorado.... Read More

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80013, 80016, 80012, 80011, 80010, 80014, 80017, 80018, 80019, 80045, 10 total


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