A mid-sized city in Colorado, Aurora has slightly more than 356,000 residents. The city's residents, with an average age of just over 35, skew younger than most cities in Colorado. Home ownership is more common than renting in Aurora, and 42% of residents rent. At $1,216/month, the average rent is roughly on par with the state average.
With an average commute time of about 32 minutes, slower than most cities in the state, Aurora residents have found that it takes some patience getting to work. Many residents (44%) drive to work, while public transit is not used widely. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.
Compared to the Colorado average, Aurora has a relatively large concentration of residents older than 25 with a high school degree or equivalent (17%). Additionally, 19% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Aurora: retail, healthcare, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 19% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, as 9% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. Aurora workers bring in an average annual income of just over $71K, less than the average Colorado resident. The city's average income, however, is fairly on par with the national average of $73,345.