Aurora, Colorado Census Data & Community Profile

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Aurora GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Aurora, CO
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Aurora, CO was 276,393.

Aurora Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Aurora was 136,901, which represents 49.5 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Aurora, CO
There are an estimated 56,068 married men in the town. 54 percent of men over 15 years old in Aurora are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Aurora is 139,492 which is 50.5 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Aurora, Colorado
There are an estimated 54,290 married women in the community. 50.3 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Aurora, CO
The median age of people living in Aurora, CO was 31.7 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Aurora was 22,367. There were 200,185 people above the age of 18, which represents 72.4 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 7.4 percent of the population (20,535) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Aurora, CO
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Aurora, CO was 264,715.

White Population in Aurora, CO
The estimated White population in the Aurora community is 190,311, which is 68.9 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Aurora, Colorado
The estimated Black/African American population is 37,104, which is 13.4 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Aurora, CO
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Aurora, CO was 2,248.

Asian Population in Aurora, Colorado
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 12,066.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Aurora, CO
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Aurora was an estimated 501.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 22,485, while those of “two or more races” was 11,678 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Aurora community was 54,764, or 19.8 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Aurora, CO
The household population number in Aurora was 274,304.

Group Quarters Population in Aurora, CO
Group Quarters population in the community was 2,089.

Average Household Size in Aurora, CO
The average household size in Aurora is 2.6 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.19 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Aurora, CO
At the time of the last census survey, there were 109,260 total housing units in Aurora.

The number of occupied housing units was 105,625, or 96.7 of the total units in town. Of these, 67,489 were owner-occupied (63.9), and 38,136 were renter-occupied (36.1, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 3,635 vacant homes in Aurora at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Aurora, Colorado
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 56,114, with a median value in dollars of 144,600.

Monthly Owner Costs in Aurora, CO
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,099 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Aurora, average costs per month were $282 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 146,565 people in the community had a high school degree, or 85 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Aurora, Colorado
42,351 people in Aurora also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 24.6 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Aurora, CO
The number of Civilian Veterans in Aurora was 29,745, or 15 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Aurora, CO
In 2000, there were 44,126 people in Aurora, CO listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Aurora, CO
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 57,670 people in Aurora who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 22.7 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Aurora, Colorado
There were 151,316 in the labor force in Aurora at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 72.8 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Aurora was 27.2 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Aurora, CO
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $46,507. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Aurora, CO
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $52,551. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Aurora, Colorado
Per capita income in Aurora in the last full census was 21,095. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Aurora numbered 4,735, or 6.8 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Aurora, CO
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 24,225, or 8.9 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


Aurora, CO At A Glance

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