Aurora, Colorado 

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Population

387,377

+13.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.6%

Median Income

$52,275

Median Home Price

$434,800

Median Age

34.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.9 / 5.5

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Aurora, Colorado

Regional center/Capital city - North central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Aurora, while December and January are the least comfortable months.
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: 18.9% higher
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5280 ft above sea level

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Aurora, Co Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Attractive downtown
Arts and culture
Nearby mountains
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Commute times
Air quality

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
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

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Aurora's cost of living is 18.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Aurora's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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

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

POPULATION
Aurora's population is 387,377 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 13.8%. Learn More...

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

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Aurora is Real Estate: $434,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.7%.

SCHOOLS
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 16.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Aurora is $434,800.
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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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ZIP CODES IN AURORA, COLORADO
80013, 80016, 80012, 80011, 80010, 80014, 80017, 80018, 80019, 80045, 10 total

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