Aurora, Colorado Population 2019

Aurora, Colorado's estimated population is 374,114 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Aurora, Colorado is the 3rd largest city in Colorado based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2436.63 people/mi² (940.79 people/km²).

The overall median age is 34.2 years, 33.7 years for males, and 34.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 132,931 households in the city, with an average size of 2.79 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.6%, with a median rent of $1163/month. The median house has 5.4 rooms, and has a value of $231,000.

The median income for households in Aurora, Colorado is $58,343, while the mean household income is $73,072.

Aurora Co Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Aurora Co was:

  • White: 61.24%
  • Black or African American: 15.68%
  • Other race: 10.71%
  • Asian: 5.98%
  • Two or more races: 5.30%
  • Native American: 0.77%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.31%
LatLng(39.6880, -104.6897)
Rank in State3rd
StateColorado
CountyAdams County
Time ZoneMountain Time Zone
Land Area (km²)397.66 (153.54 mi²)
Water Area (km²)1.73 (0.67 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID804000
Density (km²)940.79
Density (mi²)2,436.63
Area Code(s)303 / 720
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018374,1146,8591.87%
2017367,2554,3141.19%
2016362,9413,2620.91%
2015359,6797,2882.07%
2014352,3917,1152.06%
2013345,2766,1961.83%
2012339,0806,4531.94%
2011332,6276,5542.01%
2010326,07349,6801.67%
2000276,39354,2902.21%
1990222,10363,5153.43%
1980158,58884,1997.86%
197074,38925,8414.36%
196048,54837,12715.57%
195011,4217,98412.76%
19403,4370.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White218,829
Black or African American56,022
Some Other Race38,282
Asian21,377
Two or More Races18,951
American Indian and Alaska Native2,763
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,099

Aurora Co Population Pyramid 2019

Aurora Co Median Age

34.2


Total

33.7


Male

34.7


Female

Aurora Co Adults

There are 264,324 adults, (37,432 of whom are seniors) in Aurora Co.

Aurora Co Age Dependency

57.5

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Aurora Co Sex Ratio

Female

182,772

51.15%

Male

174,551

48.85%

Aurora Co Households and Families

Aurora Co Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Aurora Co Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.4%29.6%
All57.6%42.4%
Non Family49.5%50.5%
Male46%54%
Female41.4%58.6%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All127,1342.7957.6
Married57,5613.5670.4
Non Family43,4461.3349.5
Female17,7093.5741.4
Male8,4183.4646

3.43

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Aurora Co Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade14,2146.13%
9th to 12th Grade15,8646.84%
High School Graduate61,10426.34%
Some College53,10322.89%
Associates Degree21,6299.32%
Bachelors Degree44,93119.37%
Graduate Degree21,1059.10%

Aurora Co Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White122,614117,20546,207
Hispanic52,68535,2565,260
Black34,97732,0737,586
Other Race19,97112,9331,156
Asian14,64610,9144,889
Multiple Races7,6846,9512,212
Native American1,7431,334344
Islander663615204

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,714$38,765$32,074
Less Than High School$23,673$26,882$17,841
High School Grad$31,241$34,710$26,755
Some College$35,891$39,432$33,042
Bachelors Degree$47,332$53,484$41,811
Graduate Degree$56,599$61,600$53,760

$35,714

Average Earnings

$38,765

Average Male

$32,074

Average Female

Aurora Co Language

Aurora Co Language by Age

Aurora Co Language

67.60% of Aurora Co residents speak only English, while 32.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.21% of the population.

Aurora Co Poverty

Aurora Co Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic101,54121,16020.84%
White161,26112,1097.51%
Other38,1099,10523.89%
Black55,5588,86815.96%
Asian21,2823,78417.78%
Multiple18,8542,89815.37%
Native2,68960622.54%
Islander1,09319517.84%

13.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.93%

Male Poverty Rate

15.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aurora Co

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aurora Co is Other, with 23.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aurora Co is White, with 7.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.61%
High School12.55%
Some College9.24%
Bachelors or Greater5.28%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.47%
Male Unemployed23.22%
Female Employed8.31%
Male Employed6.32%

Aurora Co Income

Aurora Co Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,343$73,072
Families$66,812$82,191
Married Families$79,616$94,689
Non Families$41,268$50,791

Aurora Co Marital Status

Aurora Co Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Aurora Co Married by Age and Sex

Aurora Co Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Aurora Co Marital Status by Race

Aurora Co Veterans

23,071

Number of Veterans

20,505

Male Veterans

2,566

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8,455
First Gulf War6,677
Second Gulf War5,572
Korea1,360
World War II695
Age Group Veterans
35 to 546,751
55 to 645,097
65 to 744,967
75+3,428
18 to 342,828

Aurora Co Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White17,01110.06%
Black4,18210.34%
Hispanic2,1523.39%
2 or More6946.81%
Asian5813.55%
Other4091.70%
Indian1618.07%
Hawaiian334.44%

Aurora Co Veterans by Education

5.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aurora Co Employment Status

71.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Aurora Co Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

40.95%

Born in Colorado

80.17%

Native Born

19.83%

Foreign Born

13.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

80.17% of Aurora Co residents were born in the United States, with 40.95% having been born in Colorado. 13.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.