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Population (year 2000): 276,393. Estimated population in July 2005: 297,235 (+7.5% change)
Males: 136,901 (49.5%), Females: 139,492 (50.5%)

Adams County

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Median resident age: 31.7 years
Median household income: $46,507 (year 2000)
Median house value: $144,600 (year 2000)

Aurora, CO residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Aurora:

  • White Non-Hispanic (59.2%)
  • Hispanic (19.8%)
  • Black (13.4%)
  • Other race (8.1%)
  • Two or more races (4.2%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Korean (1.2%)
  • Vietnamese (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (18.3%), Irish (10.2%), English (8.8%), United States (4.5%), Italian (3.6%), French (2.7%).Colorado

Elevation: 5435 feet

Land area: 142.5 square miles

Aurora,

For population 25 years and over in Aurora

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Aurora city

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

16.2% Foreign born (9.7% Latin America, 3.4% Asia, 2.0% Europe).

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


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Nearest cities: CO (7.7 miles Foxfield, CO Glendale, (8.7 miles Village, CO Greenwood (9.0 miles CO Cottonwood, (9.4 miles CO (10.1 miles Castlewood, Hills Village, CO Cherry (10.4 miles View Estates, CO (10.6 miles Grand Meridian, CO (10.6 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 880 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 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

Latitude: 39.70 N, Longitude: 104.81 W

Area codes: 303, 720

Aurora, Colorado business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (13.9%), Retail trade (12.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.6%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -50,827 (-18.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 45,188 (31.8%)

Crime in Aurora by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 11 23 17 16 18 13
    per 100,000 4.0 8.3 6.2 5.8 6.5 4.7
Rapes 178 169 224 256 213 198
    per 100,000 64.4 61.1 81.0 92.6 77.1 71.6
Robberies 464 493 496 549 571 557
    per 100,000 167.9 178.4 179.5 198.6 206.6 201.5
Assaults 828 854 937 1,031 889 986
    per 100,000 299.6 309.0 339.0 373.0 321.6 356.7
Burglaries 2,150 1,860 1,834 2,161 2,329 2,669
    per 100,000 777.9 673.0 663.5 781.9 842.6 965.7
Thefts 8,721 9,648 10,871 10,745 10,272 9,999
    per 100,000 3155.3 3490.7 3933.2 3887.6 3716.4 3617.7
Auto thefts 1,951 2,479 2,845 3,317 2,652 2,472
    per 100,000 705.9 896.9 1029.3 1200.1 959.5 894.4
377.2 406.6 446.3 483.3 448.0 449.0

Average climate in Aurora, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Aurora-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 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 3 tornado 9.0 miles away from the city center .

Birthplace of: John Kerry - (born 1943), politician, Aaron Moorehead - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Nov 5, 1980), Eddie Gill - NBA player (Indiana Pacers, born: Aug 16, 1978), Aaron Pitchkolan - Major League Soccer player (FC Dallas, born: Mar 3, 1983), Jaison Williams - College basketball player (Oklahoma Sooners), Marcus McIntosh - College basketball player (Texas A&M Aggies), Matt Carroll - College basketball player (Purdue Boilermakers), Matt Jordan - Major League Soccer player (Columbus, born: Oct 13, 1975), Michael Harrison - College basketball player (Colorado State Rams), Supo Jegede - College basketball player (New Mexico State Aggies).

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Aurora:
  • MEDICAL CTR OF AURORA THE (700 POTOMAC ST)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL - AURORA (700 POTOMAC ST)
  • SPALDING REHABILITATION HOSP (900 POTOMAC ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Aurora, CO

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Aurora:
  • BUCKLEY AFB (about 5 miles; AURORA, CO; ID: BKF)
  • DENVER INTL (about 15 miles; DENVER, CO; ID: DEN)
  • FORT COLLINS-LOVELAND MUNI (about 54 miles; FORT COLLINS/LOVELAND, CO; ID: FNL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Aurora:
  • CENTENNIAL (about 10 miles; DENVER, CO; ID: APA)
  • AURORA AIRPARK (about 12 miles; AURORA, CO; ID: 01V)
  • FRONT RANGE (about 20 miles; DENVER, CO; ID: FTG)

Amtrak stations near Aurora:
  • 14 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.
  • 15 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:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 149 $606,432 $48,840 0 $0
Health 26 $82,832 $38,230 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 17 $60,606 $42,780 0 $0
Sewerage 77 $285,236 $44,452 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 306 $996,169 $39,065 6 $5,059
Housing and Community Development(Local) 57 $218,841 $46,071 2 $1,763
Water Supply 204 $779,897 $45,876 2 $2,662
Local Libraries 42 $131,689 $37,625 3 $1,220
Other and Unallocable 123 $518,663 $50,601 0 $0
Financial Administration 108 $493,436 $54,826 1 $652
Other Government Administration 173 $761,262 $52,804 2 $1,001
Judicial and Legal 102 $478,452 $56,288 5 $5,346
Police Protection - Officers 574 $3,221,104 $67,340 0 $0
Police - Other 206 $696,338 $40,563 8 $5,689
Fire - Other 20 $78,092 $46,855 0 $0
Correction 63 $200,790 $38,245 2 $1,077
Firefighters 294 $1,673,720 $68,315 0 $0
Totals for Government 2541 $11,283,560 $53,287 31 $24,469
Colleges/Universities in Aurora:
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF AURORA (Full-time enrollment: 2,219; Location: 16000 E CENTRETECH PKY; Public; Website: www.cca.cccoes.edu)
  • PARKS COLLEGE-AURORA (FT enrollment: 787; Location: 6 ABILENE ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cci.edu)
  • T H PICKENS TECHNICAL CENTER (FT enrollment: 546; Location: 500 AIRPORT BLVD; Public; Website: www.pickenstech.org)
  • CAMBRIDGE COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 426; Location: 12500 East Iliff Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.high-techinstitute.com)
  • PLATT COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 217; Location: 3100 S PARKER RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.plattcolorado.edu)
  • XENON INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN III (FT enrollment: 42; Location: 2231 S PEORIA; Private, for-profit)
  • AMERICAN HEALTH SCIENCE UNIV & NAT INST OF NUTR ED (Location: 101 S JOLIET STE 107; Private, for-profit)
  • ADVANCED CONCEPTS INC REAL ESTATE ACADEMY (Location: 2821 S PARKER RD STE 115; Private, for-profit)
  • COTTONWOOD SCHOOL OF MASSAGE THERAPY (Location: 11100 E MISSISSIPPI STE B100; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Aurora:
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-COLORADO CAMPUS (about 13 miles; LONE TREE, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,098)
  • EMILY GRIFFITH OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL (about 15 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • REGIS UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 5,898)
  • FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO; FT enrollment: 6,858)
  • RED ROCKS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; LAKEWOOD, CO; FT enrollment: 3,835)
  • COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES (about 27 miles; GOLDEN, CO; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE OF DENVER (about 28 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 12,938)
Public high schools in Aurora:
  • SMOKY HILL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,733; Location: 16100 EAST SMOKY HILL ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GRANDVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,548; Location: 20500 EAST ARAPAHOE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • AURORA CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,195; Location: 11700 EAST 11TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • RANGEVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,074; Location: 17599 EAST ILIFF AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • OVERLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,039; Location: 12400 EAST JEWELL AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GATEWAY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,738; Location: 1300 SOUTH SABLE BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HINKLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,661; Location: 1250 CHAMBERS ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CHEROKEE TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 443; Location: 25901 ARAPAHOE PARKWAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WILLIAM SMITH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: 875 PEORIA STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HARTENBACH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 500 AIRPORT BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Aurora:
  • AURORA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 312; Location: 11001A EAST ALAMEDA; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CEDAR WOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 104; Location: BOX 111389; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ROCKY MTN. CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 84; Location: 1294 FRASER STREET; Grades: 3 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Aurora:
  • PRAIRIE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,636; Location: 12600 EAST JEWELL AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • THUNDER RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,528; Location: 5250 SOUTH PICADILLY STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HORIZON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,425; Location: 3981 SOUTH RESERVOIR ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LAREDO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,385; Location: 5000 SOUTH LAREDO STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MRACHEK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,294; Location: 1955 SOUTH TELLURIDE STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FALCON CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,131; Location: 6100 SOUTH GENOA STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • AURORA HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,128; Location: 1009 SOUTH UVALDA STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,035; Location: 1275 FRASER STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LIBERTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,019; Location: 21500 EAST DRY CREEK ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • COLUMBIA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 994; Location: 17600 EAST COLUMBIA AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Aurora:
  • ST PIUS X ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 498; Location: 13680 EAST 14TH PLACE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST THERESE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 299; Location: 1200 KENTON STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HOLY LOVE PRESCHOOL & KINDER (Students: 206; Location: 4210 S CHAMBERS RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • EXCELSIOR YOUTH CENTER (Students: 181; Location: 15001 E OXFORD AVE; Grades: UG - UG; Girls only)
  • PEACE WITH CHRIST CHRISTIAN SC (Students: 168; Location: 3290 S TOWER RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MEADOWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 161; Location: 16051 E DARTMOUTH AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MT OLIVE LUTHERAN PS KNG (Students: 129; Location: 11500 E ILIFF AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CRESENT VIEW ACADEMY/ISLAMIC (Students: 124; Location: 10958 E. BETHANY DR.; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 1450 BUCKLEY RD; Grades: PK - 2)
  • QUEEN OF PEACE PREK/KINDERGRTN (Students: 101; Location: 1040 SOUTH UVALDA STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Aurora:
  • AURORA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,539,448; Location: 14949 E ALAMEDA PARKWAY; 451,584 books; 17,000 audio materials; 6,000 video materials; 930 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Valley Country Club (A).

Park in Aurora: Hutchison Memorial Park (1).


Aurora compared to Colorado state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
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.)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KHOW (630 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
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)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, 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.)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • 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)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
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.)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, 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.)
  • KWHD (Channel 53; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)

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