Aurora, Colorado

Current Temperature ° Population 338,835

Homefacts City Report

Aurora is located in Arapahoe County, CO. The population is 338,835, making Aurora the largest city in Arapahoe County and the 3rd largest city in the state of Colorado.

There are 101 public schools in Aurora with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Aurora is moderate, and there are 843 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Aurora is low and the median home sales price is $300,000.

Cities near Aurora include Aetna Estates, Watkins and Foxfield.

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Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 12.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 58.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 29%

Crime Rate

15.01% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 350
  • Violent Crimes: 461
  • Robbery: 124
  • Burglary: 467
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

36.73% Higher than national avg.
  • 843 offenders in Aurora
  • 24.88 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $310,000
  • Median Sales Price: $300,000
  • Foreclosures: 436
  • Homes For Sale: 184
  • Homes For Rent: 1

Environmental Hazards

666 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 21
  • Registered Polluters: 19
  • Superfunds: 28
  • Tanks & Spills: 598

Unemployment

Low 2.5%
  • Colorado unemployment average: 2.2%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

Schools view all

101 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 101 K-12 public schools in Aurora, CO and 18 private schools. Homefacts rates Aurora's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

843 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Real Estate view all

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$310,000 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$300,000 compared to August 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    4.4%
  • Rented
    41.2%
  • Owned
    54.4%

184 Homes For Sale View All

$305,000
11656 East Kentucky Avenue
Aurora, CO 80012
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$320,000
17601 East Eastman Place
Aurora, CO 80013
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$310,000
18643 East Linvale Place
Aurora, CO 80013
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$155,000
401 South Kalispell Way
Aurora, CO 80017
2 Beds | 2 Baths

436 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$NR
58th
Aurora, CO 80019
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Danube
Aurora, CO 80011
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Fitzsimons
Aurora, CO 80011
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Hannibal
Aurora, CO 80015
4 Beds | 4 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1,024 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Aurora, CO issued 1,024 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,024 permits, 832 were issued for single family homes and 192 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Aurora, CO issued 1,751 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,751 permits, 836 were issued for single family homes and 915 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Building Permits By Year

1 Rental Property View All

$542,632
8096 S Grand Baker Way
Aurora, CO 80016
3 Beds | 3 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Aurora, CO
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $841
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,029
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,302
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,891
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,190

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Environmental Hazards

666 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Aurora, CO
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Aurora, CO
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (472/528)
    Aurora, CO has 89.39% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Aurora, CO is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.05 Average
    Aurora, CO is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 31.57°
  • February 31.3°
  • March 42.1°
  • April 47.2°
  • May 56.89°
  • June 69.1°
  • July 75.1°
  • August 73.5°
  • September 64.67°
  • October 50.92°
  • November 41.4°
  • December 29.18°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Aurora, CO

Earthquakes
Aurora, CO has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Aurora, CO has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Aurora, CO has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Aurora, CO has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Aurora, CO: $58,445

Unemployment

Unemployment in Aurora is 2.5%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 2.2% and 4.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 41.41%
White Collar - 58.59%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. John Hickenlooper
  • Sen. Michael F. Bennet
  • Sen. Cory Gardner

City Representatives

  • Mike Coffman

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

51 FCC Towers view all

2 Police Stations view all

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