Aurora, CO Demographic Data

Aurora, CO Summary

Aurora is located in Arapahoe County in Colorado
  • Population: 338,835
  • Area: 155.43 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 154.73 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.70 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 2,179.95 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 5,616.80 ft
  • Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (GMT -7)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Aurora, CO Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
180,971
50%
50.8
Male
177,899
50%
49.2
Total Population
358,870
 
321,419,000

Aurora, CO Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
26,278
7.3% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
26,304
7.3% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
25,517
7.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
22,854
6.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
26,289
7.3% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
57,392
16.0% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
50,404
14.0% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
48,910
13.6% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
18,969
5.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
18,719
5.2% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
23,150
6.5% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
10,433
2.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
3,651
1.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
266,254
74.2%
77.1
Female
136,178
51.1%
51.4
Male
130,076
48.9%
48.6
21 Years and over
253,771
70.7%
72.9
62 Years and over
48,245
13.4%
18.3
65 Years and over
37,234
10.4%
14.9
Female
21,077
56.6%
55.9
Male
16,157
43.4%
44.1
Median Age (years)
34
NR
NR

Aurora, CO Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
337,189
94.0% 
96.9
White
222,860
62.1% 
73.1
Black or African American
53,055
14.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
2,842
0.8% 
0.8
Asian
17,277
4.8% 
5.4
Asian Indian
2,558
0.7% 
1.2
Chinese
1,392
0.4% 
1.3
Filipino
1,055
0.3% 
0.9
Japanese
819
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
3,481
1.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
4,372
1.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
3,600
1.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,311
0.4% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
39,844
11.1% 
4.8
Two or More Races
21,681
6.0% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
109,396
30.5% 
17.6
Mexican
77,053
21.5% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
4,727
1.3% 
1.7
Cuban
440
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
27,176
7.6% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
249,474
69.5% 
82.4

Aurora, CO Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
14,633
6.3% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
14,214
6.1% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
59,505
25.7% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
53,489
23.1% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
22,702
9.8% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
46,685
20.2% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
20,400
8.8% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
28,847
12.4%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
202,781
87.6%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
67,085
29.0%
30.6

Aurora, CO Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
97,671
34.8%
33.5%
Now Married
129,133
46.0%
47.5
Divorced
34,705
12.4%
11.0%
Separated
6,832
2.4%
2.1
Widowed
12,430
4.4
5.8%

Aurora, CO Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
228,379
68.7%
78.5%
Languages other than english
104,213
31.3%
21.5%
Spanish
71,546
21.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
9,786
2.9%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
14,052
4.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
8,829
2.7%
1.0%

Aurora, CO Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
7,316
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
4,407
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
10,572
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
12,278
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
18,064
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
27,799
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
17,092
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
18,014
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
6,286
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
4,638
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
58,445
 
55,775
Per capita income
27,345
 
29,979

Aurora, CO Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,482
0.8%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
19,210
10.5%
9.8
Construction
15,607
8.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
35,608
19.5%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
15,135
8.3%
6.5
Information
5,580
3.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
11,074
6.1%
10.3
Other services except public administration
8,993
4.9%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
22,497
12.3%
11.3
Public administration
7,746
4.2%
4.6
Retail trade
22,512
12.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
13,198
7.2%
5.1
Wholesale trade
4,102
2.2%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
18,997
10.4%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
59,568
32.6%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
21,682
11.9%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
47,494
26.0%
23.6%
Service occupations
35,003
19.2%
18.0%

Aurora, CO Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
180,866
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
142,297
78.7%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
17,739
9.8%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
9,595
5.3%
5.2
Walked
1,492
0.8%
2.8
Other means
1,427
0.8%
1.8
Worked at home
8,316
4.6%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
29.0
 
26.0

Aurora, CO Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
9,343
7.4%
8.9
1 vehicles
43,297
34.2%
33.5
2 vehicles
46,664
36.9%
37.2
3 or more
27,162
21.5%
20.3

Aurora, CO Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
126,466
95.6%
87.7
Owner Occupied
71,923
56.9%
63.0
Renter Occupied
54,543
43.1%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
5,784
4.4%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Aurora, CO Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
132,250
1 room
2,652
2.0%
2.3
2 rooms
3,919
3.0%
2.5
3 rooms
16,887
12.8%
9.0
4 rooms
25,017
18.9%
16.6
5 rooms
21,031
15.9%
20.0
6 rooms
19,680
14.9%
17.9
7 rooms
15,671
11.8%
12.1
8 rooms
12,125
9.2%
8.5
9 rooms or more
15,268
11.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Aurora, CO Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
132,250
 
 
1-unit, detached
67,512
51.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
14,703
11.1%
5.8
2-units
1,067
0.8%
3.7
3 or 4 units
4,730
3.6%
4.5
5 to 9 units
9,911
7.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
14,723
11.1%
4.6
20 or more units
16,462
12.4%
8.8
Mobile home
2,992
2.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
150
0.1%
0.1

Aurora, CO Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
836
0.6%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
1,837
1.4%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
7,108
5.4%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
7,579
5.7%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
37,074
28.0%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
38,376
29.0%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
13,813
10.4%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
20,573
15.6%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
4,448
3.4%
2.5%
2014 or later
606
0.5%
0.5%

Aurora, CO Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
83,927
66.4%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
1,232
1.0%
4.7
Electricity
39,016
30.9%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
194
0.2%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
314
0.2%
2.0
Solar energy
322
0.3%
0.1
Other fuel
721
0.6%
0.5
No fuel used
740
0.6%
1.2

Aurora, CO Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
57,067
 
47140700.0
$3,000 or more
943
1.7%
9.9%
Less than $500
1,036
1.8%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
2,785
4.9%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
5,046
8.8%
11.8%
$500 to $999
9,320
16.3%
20.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
16,126
28.3%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
21,811
38.2%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
24,645
43.2%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
9,777
17.1%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
7,641
13.4%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
3,917
6.9%
7.3%
35.0% or more
11,046
19.4%
22.3%
Not Computed
41
NR
NR

Aurora, CO Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
53,697 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
242
0.5%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
286
0.5%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
789
1.5%
4.1%
Less than $500
2,130
4.0%
11.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
8,672
16.1%
11.0%
$500 to $999
17,613
32.8%
42.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
23,965
44.6%
27.9%
No Cash Rent
846
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,120
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
3,697
7.1%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
5,786
11.2%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
7,424
14.3%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
6,653
12.9%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
5,714
11.0%
9.2%
35.0% or more
22,485
43.4%
41.4%
Not Computed
2,784
NR
NR

Aurora, CO Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
71,923
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
2,359
3.3%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
3,396
4.7%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
7,158
10.0%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
14,628
20.3%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
26,283
36.5%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
14,335
19.9%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
3,453
4.8%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
311
0.4%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
227,300
 
194,500
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