Most Expensive Aurora Neighborhoods
Aurora is a large city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 359,407 people and 83 constituent neighborhoods, Aurora is the third largest community in Colorado.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Aurora is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Aurora is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Aurora who work in office and administrative support (16.31%), sales jobs (10.30%) and management occupations (8.09%).
Also of interest is that Aurora has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Aurora is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Aurora. This makes Aurora a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Aurora presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.
One of the benefits of being a big city like Aurora is having a public transportation system, but in Aurora the transit system is the mode of choice for lots of people getting to and from work every day. You will find many people using the bus for their daily commute, even though other transportation options exist. If you ask these commuters, many will tell you that not having to drive in the snarl of big city traffic is one of main reasons for leaving the car at home, or even not owning a car at all. With so many people taking the bus Aurora benefits from a reduction in air pollution and traffic.
The overall education level of Aurora is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.10% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Aurora in 2010 was $24,732, which is middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,928 for a family of four. However, Aurora contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Aurora is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Aurora home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Aurora residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Aurora also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 28.90% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Aurora include German, Irish, English, Italian and French.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Aurora's cultural character, accounting for 20.19% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Aurora is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||123,344|
|AURORA HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||56.94%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||43.06%|
|TYPE OF AURORA HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||51.04%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||10.12%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.43%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||31.80%|
|SIZE OF AURORA HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.30%|
|AGE OF AURORA HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||19.13%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||63.96%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||16.04%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.87%|
|AURORA REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$242,780|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,680|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $69,000||5.09%|
|$69,001 - $138,000||8.70%|
|$138,001 - $275,000||46.61%|
|$275,001 - $413,000||27.07%|
|$413,001 - $550,000||6.91%|
|$550,001 - $688,000||3.25%|
|$688,001 - $1,032,000||1.85%|
|$1,032,001 - $1,376,000||0.28%|
|PEOPLE OF AURORA||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.08%|
|5 TO 17||18.93%|
|18 TO 24||9.42%|
|25 TO 34||15.99%|
|35 TO 54||26.91%|
|55 TO 64||10.96%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.71%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||86.46%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$52,275|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$24,732|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||16.20%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (12.23%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.18%)
Public Service (4.45%)
Information Technology (3.18%)
Real estate (2.40%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||15.99%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.99%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.28%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||8.15%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||5.73%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||28.90%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (13.36%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (68.23%)
African languages (2.47%)
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