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Population in 2012: 339,030 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.7%
 

Males: 167,091  (49.3%)
Females: 171,939  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  33.3 years
Colorado median age:  36.1 years

Zip codes: 80010, 80011, 80012, 80013, 80014, 80015, 80016, 80017, 80019, 80045, 80102, 80112, 80137, 80138, 80220, 80231, 80247.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,512 (it was $46,507 in 2000)
Aurora:

$50,512
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,008

Aurora city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $177,000 (it was $139,700 in 2000)
Aurora:

$177,000
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $197,267; Detached houses: $221,768; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,022; In 2-unit structures: $162,818; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,665; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,561; Mobile homes: $62,896; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $42,919

Median gross rent in 2012: $941.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 80010, 80011, 80012, 80013, 80014, 80015, 80016, 80017, 80018, 80019, 80137.

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  • White alone - 162,482 (48.0%)
  • Hispanic - 94,916 (28.0%)
  • Black alone - 53,493 (15.8%)
  • Asian alone - 14,716 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 10,856 (3.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,257 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 808 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 307 (0.09%)

Races in Aurora detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Aurora: 106.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (13.3%), Irish (7.6%), English (6.6%), United States (4.7%), Italian (2.8%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 5/5/1903

Elevation: 5435 feet

Land area: 142.5 square miles.

Population density: 2,379 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Aurora:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Aurora city:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

62,876 residents are foreign born (12.7% Latin America, 2.9% Asia).

This city:  19.4%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 498 registered sex offenders living in Aurora, Colorado as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Aurora to the number of sex offenders is 681 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,276 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,073 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (586.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: South Aurora, CO (1.4 miles) , North Aurora, CO (2.0 miles) , Holly Hills, CO (2.5 miles ), Cherry Creek, CO (2.6 miles ), Glendale, CO (2.6 miles ), Foxfield, CO (2.8 miles ), Aetna Estates, CO (2.8 miles ), Greenwood Village, CO (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 733 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 1998: 1112 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 1999: 1632 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2000: 1591 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2001: 1340 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2002: 1599 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2003: 1321 buildings, average cost: $201,100
  • 2004: 2067 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2005: 2394 buildings, average cost: $230,200
  • 2006: 1986 buildings, average cost: $229,900
  • 2007: 1202 buildings, average cost: $254,100
  • 2008: 510 buildings, average cost: $238,200
  • 2009: 426 buildings, average cost: $239,800
  • 2010: 573 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2011: 502 buildings, average cost: $255,800
  • 2012: 750 buildings, average cost: $257,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

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Latitude: 39.70 N, Longitude: 104.81 W

Aurora nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Gateway to the Rockies, Saudi Aurora

Daytime population change due to commuting: -34,139 (-10.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 52,834 (33.0%)

Area codes: 303, 720

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Property values in Aurora, CO


 

Crime rates in Aurora by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2317161813281714182223929
per 100,000 8.66.05.56.24.49.55.64.65.76.87.12.78.6
Rapes 169224256213198223217191188216183183179
per 100,000 63.078.988.473.767.475.471.762.159.466.756.655.353.1
Robberies 493496549571557644600583555553505504483
per 100,000 183.8174.7189.6197.7189.7217.6198.1189.5175.5170.7156.1152.4143.3
Assaults 8549371,0318899869411,024899861733732752742
per 100,000 318.4330.1356.0307.8335.8318.0338.1292.2272.2226.2226.3227.4220.2
Burglaries 1,8601,8342,1612,3292,6692,4742,4702,3212,2162,0512,2902,1441,791
per 100,000 693.4646.1746.2806.4908.9836.1815.6754.5700.5633.0707.9648.2531.5
Thefts 9,64810,87110,74510,2729,9999,5028,2927,7507,1466,8206,8736,8617,370
per 100,000 3596.73829.53710.53556.43405.03211.42737.92519.32259.12104.82124.72074.42187.3
Auto thefts 2,4792,8453,3172,6522,4722,7422,0431,7191,2981,166888870898
per 100,000 924.21002.21145.4918.2841.8926.7674.6558.8410.3359.9274.5263.0266.5
Arson 9210213011011090116839896688772
per 100,000 34.335.944.938.137.530.438.327.031.029.621.026.321.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 482.5503.2535.2495.1483.9500.1443.6396.9360.5341.8328.4309.4312.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Aurora detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 773 (651 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Colorado average:

2.23

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Aurora, Colorado accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +53,274 (+23.9%).

Most common industries in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (7%)
  • Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (3%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Aurora-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 106% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Aurora city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 8.3 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Aurora-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1995 at 06:51:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.9 miles away from Aurora center
On 1/18/1997 at 22:04:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB, 2.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2001 at 19:22:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/1990 at 21:38:57, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from Aurora center
On 1/26/2008 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Adams County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Aurora topographic map

Birthplace of: John Kerry - (born 1943), politician, Danny Dietz - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Aaron Moorehead - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Nov 5, 1980), Michael Chiesa - Mixed martial artist, Paul G. Tremblay - Author and editor, Sterling Wescott - Soccer player-coach, Brendan Schaub - Lacrosse player, Tiffany Vise - Figure skater, Maggie Flecknoe - Radio reporter, Eddie Gill - NBA player (Indiana Pacers, born: Aug 16, 1978).

Main business address for: PROLOGIS (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Aurora:

  • AURORA DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, 1411 S POTOMAC ST STE 100)
  • AURORA DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, 962 POTOMAC CIR)
  • EAST AURORA DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, 482 S CHAMBERS RD)
  • SABLE DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, 509 N SABLE BLVD)
  • THE CHILDRENS HOSPITAL KIDNEY CTR. (Dialysis Facility, 13123 E 16TH AVE #328)
  • AGAPE CARE COMMUNITY, LLC (Home Health Center, 1690 S CHAMBERS RD)
  • AHC HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 1800 SOUTH POTOMAC STREET)
  • AMAZING CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 2821 SOUTH PARKER ROAD, #615)
  • ANGELS CARE HOME HEALTH OF COLORADO (Home Health Center, 10800 E BETHANY DRIVE #100)
  • BERKLEY HOME HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS LLC (Home Health Center, 10697 E DARTMOUTH AVENUE)
  • DIVINE DEDICATION INC (Home Health Center, 12510 EAST ILIFF AVENUE, #115)
  • ESSENTIAL MEDICAL SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 3000 S JAMAICA CT, #175)
  • ETAHNU IN-HOME SERVICES (Home Health Center, 14800 E BELLEVIEW DRIVE)
  • GENERATIONS AT HOME LLC (Home Health Center, 10555 E DARTMOUTH AVENUE SUITE 360)
  • LIFE CARE AT HOME OF COLORADO (Home Health Center, 2121 S BLACKHAWK STREET, #100)
  • PSA HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, 14231 EAST 4TH AVENUE #200)
  • SATURDAY PARTNERS LLC (Home Health Center, 12200 EAST ILIFF AVE #102)
  • SUNRISE HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, 2600 S PARKER RD #7 SUITE 372)
  • CHILDRENS HOSPITAL COLORADO (Hospital,Childrens,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 13123 EAST 16TH AVENUE)
  • MEDICAL CENTER OF AURORA, THE (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1501 S POTOMAC ST)
  • ROCKY MTN REHABILITATION INSTITUTE (Hospital, 900 POTOMAC ST)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL ANSCHUTZ INPATIENT (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, 12605 EAST 16TH AVENUE)
  • ADVANCED HEALTH CARE OF AURORA (Nursing Home, 1800 SOUTH POTOMAC STREET)
  • BETH ISRAEL AT SHALOM PARK (Nursing Home, 14800 EAST BELLEVIEW DRIVE)
  • CHERRY CREEK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 14699 EAST HAMPDEN AVENUE)
  • COLORADO STATE VETERANS HOME AT FITZSIMONS (Nursing Home, 1919 QUENTIN STREET)
  • GARDEN TERRACE ALZHEIMER'S CENTER OF EXCELLENCE (Nursing Home, 1600 SOUTH POTOMAC STREET)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-AURORA (Nursing Home, 10201 EAST THIRD AVENUE)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF AURORA (Nursing Home, 14101 EAST EVANS AVENUE)
  • SABLE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 656 DILLON WAY)
  • ST ANDREWS VILLAGE-LTC (Nursing Home, 2670 SOUTH ABILENE STREET WEST)
  • SUMMIT REHABILITATION AND CARE COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, 500 GENEVA STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Aurora, CO

Airports and heliports located in Aurora:


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Amtrak stations near Aurora:

  • 11 miles: DENVER (1701 WYNKOOP ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: DENVER INTERNATIONAL AP'T (DENVER, DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.aurora.co.us

Colleges/Universities in Aurora:

  • Community College of Aurora (Full-time enrollment: 1,762; Location: 16000 E CentreTech Pky; Public; Website: www.ccaurora.edu)
  • Pickens Technical College (FT enrollment: 1,178; Location: 500 Airport Blvd; Public; Website: www.pickenstech.org)
  • Concorde Career Colleges (FT enrollment: 810; Location: 111 N. Havana Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.concorde.edu)
  • Everest College-Aurora (FT enrollment: 636; Location: 14280 East Jewell Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/aurora)
  • Anthem College-Denver (FT enrollment: 352; Location: 350 Blackhawk Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.anthem.edu)
  • Platt College (FT enrollment: 180; Location: 3100 S Parker Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.plattcolorado.edu)
  • Xenon International Academy (FT enrollment: 102; Location: 2231 S Peoria; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.XENONINTL.COM)
  • Empire Beauty School-Aurora (FT enrollment: 68; Location: 16800 E. Mississippi Ave.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aurora:

  • University of Colorado Denver (about 8 miles; Denver, CO; Full-time enrollment: 11,267)
  • University of Denver (about 9 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 8,219)
  • University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus (about 11 miles; Lone Tree, CO; FT enrollment: 2,603)
  • Metropolitan State College of Denver (about 11 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,321)
  • Community College of Denver (about 11 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 13 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 2,438)
  • Regis University (about 14 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 5,233)

Public high schools in Aurora:

Private high schools in Aurora:

  • REGIS JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL/BOYS DIVISION (Students: 882; Location: 6400 S LEWISTON WAY; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 26; Location: 1294 FRASER ST; Grades: 3 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Aurora:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Aurora:

  • ST PIUS X CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 352; Location: 13680 EAST 14TH PL; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CRESCENT VIEW ACADEMY (Students: 219; Location: 10958 E BETHANY DR; Grades: PK - 7)
  • ST THERESE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 1200 KENTON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • EXCELSIOR YOUTH CENTER (Students: 190; Location: 15001 E OXFORD AVE; Grades: UG - UG; Girls only)
  • HOLY LOVE PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN (Students: 180; Location: 4210 S CHAMBERS RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PEACE WITH CHRIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 177; Location: 3290 S TOWER RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BELLE'S & BEAU'S ACADEMY AT THE FARM (Students: 171; Location: 6150 S TOWER RD; Grades: PK - TK)
  • PRIMROSE SCHOOL OF SADDLE ROCK (Students: 151; Location: 5950 S GUN CLUB RD; Grades: PK - TK)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF AURORA (Students: 143; Location: 18585 E SMOKY HILL RD; Grades: KG - KG)
  • MT OLIVE LUTHERAN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 123; Location: 11500 E ILIFF AVE; Grades: PK - TK)
See full list of schools located in Aurora, map of school districts: ADAMS-ARAPAHOE 28J, CHERRY CREEK 5

Library in Aurora:

  • AURORA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,820,006; Location: 14949 E ALAMEDA PARKWAY; 401,238 books; 7,534 e-books; 31,131 audio materials; 15,915 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 836 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Aurora is 80% in Arapahoe County, about 20% in Adams County
  • Meadowood Christian School is Pre-K - 8th Grade

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Notable locations in Aurora: Meadow Hills Golf Course (A), Magee (B), Aurora Filtration Plant (C), Aurora Hills Golf Course (D), Centre Hills Golf Course (E), Springhill Golf Course (F), Aurora Hills Golf Course (G), Fitzsimons Golf Course (H), Heather Gardens Country Club (I), Heather Ridge Country Club (J), Charles A Wemlinger Water Treatment Plant (K), Murphy Creek Golf Course (L), Valley Country Club (M), Mesa (N), Victory Grange (O), Aurora Fire Department - Administration (P), Aurora History Museum (Q), Aurora Municipal Courthouse (R), Children's Hospital of Colorado Ambulance (S), Air Life Denver (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Buckingham Square Shopping Center (1), Aurora Mall Shopping Center (2), Buckingham Square Shopping Mall (3), Hoffman Heights Shopping Center (4), Abilene Street Market Shopping Center (5), Aurora Mall Plaza West Shopping Center (6), Buckley Marketplace Shopping Center (7), Center Tech Plaza Shopping Center (8), Chambers Arizona Center Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Aurora include: Trinity Baptist Church (A), Southeast Church of Christ (B), Saint Therese Catholic Church (C), Saint Pius Tenth Church (D), Saint Martin In The Fields Episcopal Church (E), Saint Mark's Lutheran Church (F), Queen of Peace Catholic Church (G), Peaceful Rest Baptist Church (H), Peace With Christ Christian Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Simeon Catholic Cemetery (1), Lewis Cemetery (2), Mount Nebo Cemetery (3), Eastlawn Memorial Gardens (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Quincy Reservoir (A), Aurora Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Murphy Creek (A), Senac Creek (B), Coal Creek (C), Toll Gate Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Aurora include: Montview Park (1), Fairplay Park (2), City Center Park (3), Centre Point Park (4), Great Plains Park (5), Eagle Park (6), Sagebrush Park (7), Hampden Run Park (8), Flanders Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Aurora City Government - Fire Department- South Region Libraries- Reservoirs- Quincy Reser (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 18350 East Quincy Avenue) (1), Wings Over the Rockies Air Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7711 East Academy Boulevard) (2), Casa de LA Cultura (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 10231 East Colfax Avenue) (3), Aurora City Government - Fire Department- South Region Libraries- Tallyn's Reach Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 23911 East Arapahoe Road) (4), Plains Conservation Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 21901 East Hampden Avenue) (5), NATL Cigarette Service CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 14705 East 33rd Place) (6), Apollo-Stereo Music CO Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 14705 East 33rd Place) (7), Amf Bowling Centers - Amf Aurora Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 16700 East Mississippi Avenue) (8), P & M Vending CO Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 14705 East 33rd Place) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Corporate Housing Solutions (10890 East Dartmouth Avenue) (1), Comfort Inn-Airport (16921 East 32nd Avenue) (2), Denver Airport Marriott at Gateway Park (16455 E 40th Cir) (3), Biltmore Motel (8900 East Colfax Avenue) (4), LA Quinta - Inns- Aurora (1011 South Abilene Street) (5), Comfort Inn Denver International Airport (16921 E 32nd Ave) (6), Crystal Inn DIA (3300 North Ouray Street) (7), Aspen's Cafe (3200 South Parker Road) (8), Hampton Inn Hotel - Aurora (1500 South Abilene Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Arapahoe County - Community Services- Judicial Services Division- Court Ordered Community Serv (15400 East 14th Place) (1), Aurora City Government - City Attorney's Office- City Attorney's Municipal Court Of (14999 East Alameda Parkway) (2), Arapahoe County - District Attorney- County Court Divisions- Divisi (15400 East 14th Place) (3), Arapahoe County - District Attorney- County Court Divisions- Juvenile Diversion Pro (15400 East 14th Place) (4), ADM Wholesale Custom Computers and Hardware (3568 Peoria Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Adams County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.8. This is about average.
City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00504. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00504
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.338. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.338
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.33. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.33
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.7. This is about average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.00. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.00
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Aurora and their reported violations in the past:

AURORA CITY OF (Address: 18301 E QUINCY AVE , Population served: 260000, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2003), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2003)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2002)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2002)
EAST CHERRY CREEK VALLEY WSD (Address: 6201 South Gun Club Road , Population served: 49500, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
HILLCREST VILLAGE MHP (Address: 1600 SABLE BLVD , Population served: 1505, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and NOV-14-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2003)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-1997), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-1997)
GREEN ACRES MHP (Address: 1540 BILLINGS ST , Population served: 325, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2006)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MOUNTAIN SHADOWS (Address: 15408 E. CRESTLINE PL , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2000), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2006)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 51 regular monitoring violations
STAGE COACH INN (Address: 2486 So. Lansing Way , Population served: 29, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Aurora that have no violations reported:

  • EASTERN ADAMS CO METROPOLITAN DISTRICT (Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.1%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Black residents, 25.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.3%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Aurora, CO

People in group quarters in Aurora in 2010:

  • 1,145 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 429 people in federal detention centers
  • 267 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 228 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 149 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 136 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 76 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 45 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 27 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Aurora in 2000:

  • 812 people in nursing homes
  • 340 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 283 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 203 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 191 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 72 people in other group homes
  • 63 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 43 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 31 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 8 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 7 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Aurora compared to Colorado state average:

Aurora, Colorado environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Aurora (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: 11 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 11 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 10 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • FirstBank: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $11,597.1 mil, Deposits: $10,530.4 mil, headquarters in Lakewood, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 130 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Holding Company
  • KeyBank National Association: 4090 South Parker Road Branch, East Arizona Branch, South Tower Aurora Branch, Havana Gardens Branch, Smoky Hill & Buckley Branch, 3000 South Peoria Branch. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Bank of the West: Buckingham, Saddlerock, Heather Gardens Branch, Aurora Town Center, Aurora Branch. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • TCF National Bank: Havana Mexico #7024, Buckley #7019, Quincy & Buckley Branch, 6th & Chambers #7029 Branch, Tower King Sooper #7010. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Academy Bank, National Association: Walmart Aurora Branch, Aurora Smokey Hill Branch, Aurora South Financial Center, Tower Road Branch. Info updated 2008/06/10: Bank assets: $282.1 mil, Deposits: $218.0 mil, headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii
  • CoreFirst Bank & Trust: Aurora Havana Branch, Corefirst Bank & Trust - Safeway #19, Corefirst Bank & Trust. Info updated 2007/10/03: Bank assets: $1,154.4 mil, Deposits: $811.4 mil, headquarters in Topeka, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bank And Trust Holding Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 10 other banks with 14 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Aurora, Colorado:

  • Super 8 Motel - Aurora, 14200 E 6TH Ave, Aurora, CO 80011 , Phone: (303) 366-7333, Fax: (303) 344-1536
  • La Quinta Inn, 1011 S Abilene St, Aurora, CO 80012 , Phone: (303) 337-0206, Fax: (303) 750-9738
  • Doubletree Hotel Aurora, 13696 E Iliff PL, Aurora, CO 80014 , Phone: (303) 337-2800, Fax: (303) 752-0296
  • Holtze Executive Village - Southeast, 15196 E Louisiana Dr, Aurora, CO 80012 , Phone: (333) 446-5893, Fax: (303) 743-5119
  • Red Lion Hotel, 3200 S Parker Rd, Aurora, CO 80014 , Phone: (303) 695-1700, Fax: (303) 369-7529
  • Motel 6 #1295 Aurora, 14031 Eiliff Ave, Aurora, CO 80014 , Phone: (303) 873-0286
  • Homestead Studio Suites Hotel, 13941 E Harvard Ave, Aurora, CO 80014 , Phone: (303) 750-9116, Fax: (303) 750-5013
  • Comfort Inn Denver Intl Airport, 16921 E 32nd Ave, Aurora, CO 80011 , Phone: (303) 367-5000, Fax: (303) 367-5300
  • 20 other hotels and motels
All 28 fire-safe hotels and motels in Aurora, Colorado

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Aurora travel time to work - commute


Aurora mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Aurora:

(Aurora, Colorado Neighborhood Map)


Religion statistics for Aurora city (based on Adams County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.35%
Here30.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchJewishLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents54.7%6.2%4.0%3.7%3.6%
Congregations5.2%8.7%1.2%4.0%5.2%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.3%2.9%2.6%2.4%16.7%
Congregations7.5%4.6%3.5%1.2%59.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
Adams County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Adams County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 104
Adams County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 196
Here:

4.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.8%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

24.3%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.0%
State:

9.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 115$597,623$62,3610$0
Other Government Administration 176$873,744$59,5734$7,853
Judicial and Legal 110$522,311$56,9797$17,493
Police Protection - Officers 627$3,846,978$73,6260$0
Police - Other 210$660,392$37,7379$16,076
Firefighters 297$1,754,841$70,9030$0
Fire - Other 17$75,396$53,2210$0
Correction 63$220,193$41,9421$1,240
Streets and Highways 164$723,874$52,9660$0
Health 25$91,883$44,1040$0
Solid Waste Management 23$81,134$42,3310$0
Sewerage 83$328,183$47,4480$0
Parks and Recreation 297$1,115,570$45,07414$22,386
Housing and Community Development(Local) 66$294,393$53,5264$10,875
Water Supply 266$1,202,058$54,2283$12,177
Local Libraries 79$262,162$39,82211$15,697
Other and Unallocable 137$637,410$55,8320$0
Totals for Government 2,755$13,288,145$57,87953$103,797

Aurora government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $33,722,000 ($99.47)
    Regular Highways: $20,465,000 ($60.36)
    Sewerage: $14,917,000 ($44.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,704,000 ($13.87)
    General - Other: $959,000 ($2.83)
    Libraries: $221,000 ($0.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $180,000 ($0.53)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $65,764,000 ($193.98)
    Water Utilities: $45,167,000 ($133.22)
    General - Other: $37,144,000 ($109.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,567,000 ($101.96)
    Regular Highways: $30,631,000 ($90.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,196,000 ($83.17)
    Sewerage: $24,624,000 ($72.63)
    Financial Administration: $22,210,000 ($65.51)
    Central Staff Services: $17,599,000 ($51.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,493,000 ($28.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,819,000 ($20.11)
    Libraries: $5,495,000 ($16.21)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $109,098,000 ($321.79)
    Corporate Bonds: $75,215,000 ($221.85)
    Other Investments - Other: $27,558,000 ($81.28)
    Benefit Payments: $6,433,000 ($18.97)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $5,729,000 ($16.90)
    Withdrawals: $1,615,000 ($4.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,909,000 ($85.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $15,844,000 ($46.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,531,000 ($25.16)
    General - Other: $2,660,000 ($7.85)
    Sewerage: $707,000 ($2.09)
    Regular Highways: $514,000 ($1.52)
    Police Protection: $461,000 ($1.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $85,000 ($0.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $62,000 ($0.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000 ($0.09)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $150,550,000 ($444.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,439,000 ($18.99)

Aurora government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $29,059,000 ($85.71)
    All Other: $18,200,000 ($53.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,261,000 ($39.11)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,796,000 ($5.30)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $18,826,000 ($55.53)
    Local Employee Contribution: $4,007,000 ($11.82)
    From Parent Local Government: $4,005,000 ($11.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $11,416,000 ($33.67)
    General Local Government Support: $4,628,000 ($13.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,024,000 ($11.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,116,000 ($6.24)
    All Other: $1,111,000 ($3.28)
    Water Utilities: $142,000 ($0.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $63,606,000 ($187.61)
    Interest Earnings: $25,497,000 ($75.21)
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,034,000 ($47.29)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,082,000 ($20.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $64,604,000 ($190.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,132,000 ($26.94)
    All Other: $4,359,000 ($12.86)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $145,134,000 ($428.09)
    Property: $31,298,000 ($92.32)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,225,000 ($33.11)
    Other License: $9,398,000 ($27.72)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,058,000 ($17.87)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $5,279,000 ($15.57)
    Public Utility License: $1,328,000 ($3.92)
    Motor Vehicle License: $836,000 ($2.47)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $308,000 ($0.91)
    Amusements License: $33,000 ($0.10)

Aurora government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $458,172,000 ($1351.42)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $358,444,000 ($1057.26)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $343,650,000 ($1013.63)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $317,638,000 ($936.90)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,160,000 ($380.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,432,000 ($86.81)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $28,000,000 ($82.59)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,988,000 ($5.86)

Aurora government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,134,000 ($97.73)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $40,417,000 ($119.21)
    Total Federal Securities: $9,738,000 ($28.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $312,898,000 ($922.92)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $343,650,000 ($1013.63)

11.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.55%
Colorado average:

10.77%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($135 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.06%
Colorado average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Denver County, CO  2.35% ($34,514 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  2.20% ($41,161)
from Arapahoe County, CO  1.34% ($40,437)


10.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,973 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.40%
Colorado average:

10.03%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($126 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.04%
Colorado average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Denver County, CO  1.90% ($30,013 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, CO  1.80% ($37,014)
to Arapahoe County, CO  1.31% ($32,985)

Strongest AM radio stations in Aurora:

  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBNO (1280 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: LATINO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Aurora:

  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Aurora:

  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • KWHD (Channel 53; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • K66FB (Channel 66; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Aurora fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 211
Total length: 1,213 meters (3,980ft)
Total costs: $38,097,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,132,854
Total average daily truck traffic: 420,256

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 15
  • 1970-1979: 28
  • 1980-1989: 38
  • 1990-1999: 60
  • 2000-2009: 62
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Aurora, CO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Aurora)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 324 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Aurora, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 119 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 139 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1130 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Aurora)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Aurora)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 207 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 58 full and 19 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,894$155,0311,364$135,5325,354$181,298225$52,44010$6,239,846674$101,07814$47,624
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED184$155,275150$146,447564$179,74847$25,6212$184,50076$98,1482$50,405
APPLICATIONS DENIED444$148,174302$124,2641,972$172,302282$32,2887$433,571231$108,56118$51,657
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN255$152,864174$149,5991,232$177,85149$109,5931$347,000139$105,3802$57,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS62$155,23934$145,578376$178,51712$82,8930$017$147,0741$101,620

Detailed mortgage data for all 70 tracts in Aurora, CO

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 57 full and 19 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED194$175,043159$208,1017$170,879
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED80$179,40283$218,53913$112,463
APPLICATIONS DENIED56$170,87150$218,1982$198,540
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$176,50115$201,2530$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS23$119,3914$246,83510$71,148

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 413
  • Hazardous Condition: 866
  • Service Call: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Aurora


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Aurora, CO

Most common first names in Aurora, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert63570.6 years
John63271.0 years
Mary60878.1 years
William57172.9 years
James50370.5 years
Charles35871.5 years
Helen33580.3 years
Dorothy29077.7 years
George28475.4 years
Richard26866.3 years
Most common last names in Aurora, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith26374.3 years
Johnson24372.0 years
Miller17975.0 years
Brown17473.4 years
Jones15870.3 years
Williams13471.6 years
Anderson13174.3 years
Davis12473.4 years
Wilson9676.7 years
Martin9072.0 years
Businesses in Aurora, CO
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness4KFC8
7-Eleven23Kmart1
AMF Bowling1Kohl's3
AT&T10Kroger9
Ace Hardware3La Quinta1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant2
Albertsons2Lane Furniture2
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters3
Applebee's2Little Caesars Pizza4
Arby's4Long John Silver's2
AutoZone4Lowe's3
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Macy's1
Bakers1Marriott3
Bally Total Fitness1Marshalls1
Baskin-Robbins3MasterBrand Cabinets11
Bath & Body Works3McDonald's14
Bed Bath & Beyond3Men's Wearhouse3
Best Western1Motel 61
Big O Tires4Motherhood Maternity2
Blockbuster4New Balance3
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1New York & Co2
Burger King9Nike29
Burlington Coat Factory1Office Depot4
Cambria1OfficeMax3
Caribou Coffee2Old Navy1
Catherines1Olive Garden2
Charlotte Russe1On The Border1
Chick-Fil-A4Outback1
Chico's1Outback Steakhouse1
Chipotle8Panda Express3
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panera Bread2
Church's Chicken1Papa John's Pizza2
Cinnabon 1Payless6
Cold Stone Creamery4Penske1
Coldwater Creek1PetSmart3
Comfort Inn2Pizza Hut6
Costco1Popeyes3
Cricket Wireless21Qdoba Mexican Grill4
Crossland Economy Studios1Quiznos2
Curves4RadioShack5
DHL2Red Lobster2
Dairy Queen8Red Robin2
Deb1Rite Aid2
Dennys3Ruby Tuesday1
Discount Tire6SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza5SONIC Drive-In4
DressBarn2Safeway5
Eddie Bauer1Sam's Club2
Express1Sears5
Extended Stay Deluxe1Sleep Inn1
Famous Footwear4Spencer Gifts1
FedEx33Sprint Nextel4
Finish Line2Starbucks24
Firestone Complete Auto Care4Subway11
Foot Locker1Super 81
GNC6T-Mobile18
GameStop9T.G.I. Driday's2
Gap1T.J.Maxx2
Gymboree1Taco Bell9
H&R Block13Talbots1
Hobby Lobby1Target5
Holiday Inn1Toys"R"Us4
Hollister Co.1U-Haul11
Home Depot4UPS35
Homestead Studio Suites1Vans9
Hot Topic2Verizon Wireless8
IHOP2Victoria's Secret2
InTown Suites1Village Inn7
JCPenney2Vons6
Jack In The Box1Waffle House1
Jamba Juice2Walgreens12
Jimmy John's5Walmart4
JoS. A. Bank1Wendy's8
Jones New York1YMCA1
Journeys2
Browse common businesses in Aurora, CO


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