Statewide Claims to Fame

Aurora is 1st in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Aurora is 2nd in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Size in square miles

Aurora is 3rd in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Households

Aurora is 3rd in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Housing units

Aurora is 3rd in Colorado out of 76 other cities in Current population (2012)

Aurora is 3rd in Colorado out of 89 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Aurora is 3rd in Colorado out of 95 other cities in Retail sales

Aurora is 3rd in Colorado out of 95 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Aurora is 6th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Aurora is 7th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Race - Two or More

Aurora, Colorado Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Aurora Rank Colorado US
Current population (2012) 339,030 3rd 5,187,582 313,914,040
Size in square miles 154.7 2nd 103,641.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,100.9 44th 48.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Aurora Rank Colorado US
Residents younger than 5 8.4% 36th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 27.3% 43rd 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.9% 66th 11.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Aurora Rank Colorado US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.2% 76th 89.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 26.1% 69th 36.3% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Aurora Rank Colorado US
Race - White 61.1% 109th 88.1% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 15.7% 1st 4.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.0% 49th 1.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.9% 10th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 6th 0.2% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 5.2% 7th 2.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 28.7% 32nd 21.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 47.3% 98th 69.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Aurora Rank Colorado US
Female residents 50.8% 37th 49.8% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 20.4% 9th 9.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Aurora Rank Colorado US
Housing units 131,040 3rd 2,224,603 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 37.5% 15th 25.7% 25.9%
Households 121,198 3rd 1,941,193 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 61.0% 81st 66.8% 66.1%
Home median value $182,800 77th $236,700 $186,200
People per household 2.6 53rd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Aurora Rank Colorado US
Income per capita $24,257 73rd $30,816 $27,915
Income per household $50,468 77th $57,685 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.5% 28th 12.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Aurora Rank Colorado US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 23,839 3rd 547,770 27,092,908
Retail sales $3,664,522 3rd $65,896,788 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $11,859 53rd $13,609 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $444,832 3rd $11,440,395 $613,795,732

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