Aurora is part of the Denver Metropolitan Area and has an estimated population of 361,710. The current number of residents makes Aurora the third largest city, coming in just behind Denver and Colorado Springs. Aurora is east of Denver and has plenty of opportunities for those looking to move to a Rocky Mountain state.
The mountains are about an hour away and well worth the drive. Residents in this area enjoy many outdoor activities like skiing, hiking, camping, mountain climbing, and hunting.
The median home value in Aurora is $206,300. The median household income is around $55,303.
Aurora has an average low temperature in January around 16 degrees. The average high temperature in July is around 85 degrees. If you live in Aurora, you’ll see sunny days an average of 243 days a year. You’ll see an average snowfall of 51 inches and an average rainfall of 18 inches.
Aurora has a diverse economy with administrative jobs being the top employment choice at 15.1 percent. This is followed by retail at 10.9 percent. The next most popular job is management at 9.9 percent. Construction and extraction jobs are noted at 7.5 percent. Rounding out the top five, the restaurant industry takes up 5.6 percent of jobs in Aurora.
Students in this city are served by one of several school districts. School districts include Aurora Public Schools, Cherry Creek Public Schools, Douglas County School District, Bennett Public Schools, and Brighton Public Schools.
Aurora’s colleges include: Columbia College–Aurora, Ecotech Institute, University of Colorado Denver at the Anschutz Medical Campus, Community College of Aurora, Pickens Technical College, Anthem College, Colorado School of Holistic and Naturopathic Studies, Colorado Technical University South Denver Campus, Concorde Career College, Everest College, and Platt College.
Douglas County has a population with 87 percent of adults having completed their high school education and 27.9 percent of adults having a Bachelor’s degree.
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