Aurora, Colorado

Population 338,835

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 106 public schools in Aurora with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Aurora is high , and there are 1,098 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Aurora is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Aurora property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Aurora include Aetna Estates, Watkins and Foxfield.

Aurora Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 12%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 60.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.4%

Crime Rate

31.46% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 603
  • Violent Crimes: 735
  • Robbery: 168
  • Burglary: 408
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

51.40% Higher than national avg.
  • 1,098 offenders in Aurora
  • 32.41 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

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


Moderate 3.9%
  • Colorado unemployment average: 3.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

106 Public Schools view public schools

There are 106 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

1,098 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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1,024 Building Permits View All

  • 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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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,298
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,431
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,744
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,344
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,637

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Environmental Hazards

666 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (156/156)
    Aurora, CO has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Aurora, CO is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.6 Average
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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

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Aurora, CO: $59,467


Unemployment in Aurora is 3.9%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 44.60%
White Collar - 55.40%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Mike Coffman

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

51 FCC Towers view all

2 Police Stations view all

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