Aurora Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Aurora, CO

General Aurora Information

State: Colorado

County: Arapahoe County

Close cities: Southglenn, CO, Greenwood Village, CO, Foxfield, CO, Aurora, CO, Centennial, CO, Thornton, CO, Welby, CO, Derby, CO, Commerce City, CO, Glendale, CO, Castlewood, CO, Cottonwood, CO, North Washington, CO, Cherry Hills Village, CO, Denver, CO

Aurora Population (census data)
Total 311,794 (+9.8% since 2000)
Male 154,435 (49.5%)
Female 157,359 (50.5%)

Population Density: 2,188 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 96.9 (US Avg is 100)

Aurora Elevation: 5,435 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1903

Land Area: 142.5 square miles

Median Household Income: $46,937

Zip Codes: 80019, 80041, 80040, 80045, 80042, 80011, 80014, 80010, 80016, 80017, 80013, 80047, 80046, 80012, 80018, 80015, 80044, 80247, 80220, 80230, and 80231.

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Aurora Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • 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%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (18.3%)
  • Irish (10.2%)
  • English (8.8%)
  • United States (4.5%)
  • Italian (3.6%)
  • French (2.7%)
Foriegn Born: 44,687 people (14.3%)
  • Latin America (64.2%)
  • Asia (22.5%)
  • Europe (13.2%)

Local Aurora Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: University of Colorado, University of Denver

Aurora School Information

High Schools
Aurora Central High School (11700 East 11th Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80010 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Cherokee Trail High School (25901 Arapahoe Parkway, Aurora, CO, 80016 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Gateway High School (1300 South Sable Boulevard, Aurora, CO, 80012 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Grandview High School (20500 East Arapahoe Road, Aurora, CO, 80016 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Hinkley High School (1250 Chambers Road, Aurora, CO, 80011 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Overland High School (12400 East Jewell Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80012 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Rangeview High School (17599 East Iliff Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80013 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Smoky Hill High School (16100 East Smoky Hill Road, Aurora, CO, 80015 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
William Smith High School (400 Airport Boulevard, Aurora, CO, 80011 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Middle Schools
Aurora Hills Middle School (1009 South Uvalda Street, Aurora, CO, 80012 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Columbia Middle School (17600 East Columbia Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80013 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
East Middle School (1275 Fraser Street, Aurora, CO, 80011 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Falcon Creek Middle School (6100 South Genoa Street, Aurora, CO, 80016 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Horizon Middle School (3981 South Reservoir Road, Aurora, CO, 80013 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Laredo Middle School (5000 South Laredo Street, Aurora, CO, 80015 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Liberty Middle School (21500 East Dry Creek Road, Aurora, CO, 80016 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Mrachek Middle School (1955 South Telluride Street, Aurora, CO, 80013 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
North Middle School (12095 Montview Boulevard, Aurora, CO, 80010 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Prairie Middle School (12600 East Jewell Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80012 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Sky Vista Middle School (4500 South Himalaya Street, Aurora, CO, 80015 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
South Middle School (12310 East Parkview Drive, Aurora, CO, 80011 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Thunder Ridge Middle School (5250 South Picadilly Street, Aurora, CO, 80015 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
West Middle School (10100 East 13th Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80010 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Elementary Schools
Altura Elementary School (1650 Altura Boulevard, Aurora, CO, 80011 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Antelope Ridge Elementary School (5455 South Tempe Street, Aurora, CO, 80015 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Arkansas Elementary School (17301 East Arkansas Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80017 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Arrowhead Elementary School (19100 East Bates Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80013 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Boston Elementary School (1365 Boston Street, Aurora, CO, 80010 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Buffalo Trail Elementary School (24300 East Progress Drive, Aurora, CO, 80016 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Canyon Creek Elementary School (6070 South Versailles Parkway, Aurora, CO, 80015 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Century Elementary School (2500 South Granby Way, Aurora, CO, 80014 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Cimarron Elementary School (17373 East Lehigh Place, Aurora, CO, 80013 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Clyde Miller Elementary School (1701 Espana Street, Aurora, CO, 80011 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Coyote Hills Elementary School (24605 E Davies Way, Aurora, CO, 80016 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Crawford Elementary School (1600 Florence Street, Aurora, CO, 80010 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Dakota Valley Elementary School (3950 South Kirk Way, Aurora, CO, 80013 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Dalton Elementary School (17401 East Dartmouth Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80013 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Dartmouth Elementary School (3050 South Laredo Street, Aurora, CO, 80013 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Eastridge Community Elementary School (11777 East Wesley Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80014 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Elkhart Elementary School (1020 Eagle Street, Aurora, CO, 80011 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Fletcher Elementary School (10455 East 25th Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80010 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Fox Hollow Elementary School (6363 South Waco Street, Aurora, CO, 80116 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Fulton Elementary School (755 Fulton Street, Aurora, CO, 80010 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Highline Community Elementary School (11000 East Exposition, Aurora, CO, 80012 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Independence Elementary School (4700 South Memphis Street, Aurora, CO, 80015 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Indian Ridge Elementary School (16501 East Progress Drive, Aurora, CO, 80015 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Iowa Elementary School (16701 East Iowa Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80017 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Jewell Elementary School (14601 East Jewell Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80012 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Kenton Elementary School (1255 Kenton Street, Aurora, CO, 80010 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Lansing Elementary School (551 Lansing Street, Aurora, CO, 80010 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Laredo Elementary School (1350 Laredo Street, Aurora, CO, 80011 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Lyn Knoll Elementary School (12445 East 2nd Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80011 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Meadow Point Elementary School (17901 East Grand Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80015 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Mission Viejo Elementary School (3855 South Alicia Parkway, Aurora, CO, 80013 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Montview Elementary School (2055 Moline Street, Aurora, CO, 80010 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Paris Elementary School (875 Peoria Street, Aurora, CO, 80011 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Park Lane Elementary School (13001 East 30th Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80011 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Peoria Elementary School (875 Peoria St, Aurora, CO, 80011-6253 - Adams-Arapahoe 28j District)
Polton Community Elementary School (2985 South Oakland Street, Aurora, CO, 80014 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Ponderosa Elementary School (1885 South Lima Street, Aurora, CO, 80012 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Rolling Hills Elementary School (5756 South Biscay Circle, Aurora, CO, 80015 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Sable Elementary School (2601 Sable Boulevard, Aurora, CO, 80011 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Sagebrush Elementary School (14700 East Temple Place, Aurora, CO, 80015 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Side Creek Elementary School (19191 East Iliff Place, Aurora, CO, 80013 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Sixth Avenue Elementary School (560 Vaughn Street, Aurora, CO, 80011 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Summit Elementary School (18201 East Quincy Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80015 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Sunrise Elementary School (4050 South Genoa Way, Aurora, CO, 80013 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Tollgate Elementary School (701 South Kalispell Way, Aurora, CO, 80017 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Vassar Elementary School (18101 East Vassar Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80013 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Vaughn Elementary School (1155 Vaughn Street, Aurora, CO, 80011 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Village East Community Elementary School (1433 South Oakland Street, Aurora, CO, 80012 - Cherry Creek 5 District)
Virginia Court Elementary School (395 South Troy Street, Aurora, CO, 80012 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Wheeling Elementary School (472 South Wheeling Street, Aurora, CO, 80012 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Yale Elementary School (16001 East Yale Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80013 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Other/Private Schools
Aurora Academy Charter School (10251 East 1st Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80010 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Aurora Frontier K-8 (3200 S Jericho Way, Aurora, CO, 80013 - Adams-Arapahoe 28j District)
Aurora Public Schools Child Development Center (1420 Laredo Street, Aurora, CO, 80011 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Aurora Quest Academy (472 South Wheeling Street, Aurora, CO, 80012 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Global Village Academy (403 South Airport Blvd, Aurora, CO, 80017 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Lotus School For Excellence (11001-A East Alameda Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80012 - Adams-Arapahoe 28j District)
Murphy Creek K-8 School (1400 South Old Tom Morris Road, Aurora, CO, 80018 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)
Options School (11351 E Montview Boulevard, Aurora, CO, 80010 - Adams-Arapahoe 28J District)

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