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0.94% growth
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1.75% growth
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3.76% growth
Median Property Value
11.5% growth


The economy of Aurora, CO employs 189,614 people. The economy of Aurora, CO is specialized in Construction; Transportation & Warehousing; and Admin., Support, Waste Management Services, which employ respectively 1.81; 1.65; and 1.57 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Aurora, CO are Retail trade (23,674), Healthcare & Social Assistance (22,167), and Construction (19,947), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($61,595), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($61,406), and Utilities ($55,833).

Median household income in Aurora, CO is $59,467. Males in Aurora, CO have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,933. The income inequality of Aurora, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Aurora, CO. In Arapahoe County, CO the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 84 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,226. Logan County, CO has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Colorado.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Aurora, CO is from the county of Arapahoe County, CO.

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Aurora, CO is home to a population of 362,249 people, from which 87% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Aurora, CO is composed of 167,768 White residents (46.3%), 103,959 Hispanic residents (28.7%), 53,264 Black residents (14.7%), 22,089 Asian residents (6.1%), and 11,202 Two+ residents (3.09%). The most common foreign languages in Aurora, CO are Spanish (65,672 speakers), African Languages (8,061 speakers), and Vietnamese (3,011 speakers), but compared to other places, Aurora, CO has a relative high number of African Languages (8,061 speakers), Russian (2,718 speakers), and Korean (2,954 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Aurora, CO awarded 5,434 degrees. The student population of Aurora, CO is skewed towards females, with 1,873 male students and 3,561 female students. Most students in Aurora, CO are White (2,540 and 46.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,044 and 19.2%), Black or African American (693 and 12.8%), and Unknown (572 and 10.5%). The largest universities in Aurora, CO by number of graduates are Community College of Aurora (1,304 and 24%), American Sentinel University (1,261 and 23.2%), and Pickens Technical College (948 and 17.4%). The most popular majors in Aurora, CO are Cinematography & Film Production (339 and 6.24%), Medical Assistant (160 and 2.94%), and Massage Therapy (130 and 2.39%). The median tuition costs in Aurora, CO are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Aurora, CO is $253,400, which is 1.24 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $227,300 to $253,400, a 11.5% increase. The homeownership rate of Aurora, CO is 57.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Aurora, CO have an average commute time of 26.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Aurora, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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