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Aurora city, Colorado

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Aurora city, Colorado
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 379,289
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 379,289
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 324,659
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 16.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 325,078
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 23,042
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 19.9%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 59.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $259,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,529
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $458
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,241
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 128,182
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.82
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 80.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 32.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 93.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 84.5%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 87.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 29.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 7.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 70.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 65.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 567,124
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,476,078
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 644,129
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 6,512,036
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,095,699
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,081
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 29.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $62,541
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $28,854
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 25,404
Men-owned firms, 2012 12,704
Women-owned firms, 2012 9,924
Minority-owned firms, 2012 9,868
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 14,476
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,372
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 21,864
Population per square mile, 2010 2,100.9
Land area in square miles, 2010 154.73
FIPS Code 0804000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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