Aurora, Colorado Population 2020

382,742
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Aurora is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 382,742, it is the 3rd largest city in Colorado (after and ) and the 53rd largest city in the United States. Aurora is currently growing at a rate of 1.14% annually and its population has increased by 17.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 325,078 in 2010. Spanning over 155 miles, Aurora has a population density of 2,481 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aurora is $78,184 with a poverty rate of 11.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,241 per month, and the median house value is $259,000. The median age in Aurora is 34.4 years, 33.6 years for males, and 35.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.1 males.

Aurora Demographics

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

  • White: 60.67%
  • Black or African American: 15.96%
  • Other race: 10.38%
  • Asian: 6.34%
  • Two or more races: 5.37%
  • Native American: 0.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.34%
The current population of Aurora, Colorado is 382,742, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 374,114.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 325,078.

Aurora, Colorado Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,011,29039,4401.31%
20192,971,85039,4301.33%
20182,932,42039,4401.34%
20172,892,98035,4301.22%
20162,857,55044,0401.54%
20152,813,51058,8702.09%
20142,754,64053,8701.96%
20132,700,77050,3101.86%
20122,650,46047,4901.79%
20112,602,97048,1501.85%
20102,554,8200.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White220,55660.67%
Black or African American58,02015.96%
Some Other Race37,73810.38%
Asian23,0386.34%
Two or More Races19,5115.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,4430.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,2440.34%
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Aurora Population Pyramid 2020

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Aurora Median Age

34.4


Total

33.6


Male

35.1


Female

Aurora Adults

There are 270,164 adults, (39,391 of whom are seniors) in Aurora.

Aurora Age Dependency

57.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Aurora Sex Ratio

Female

184,482

50.74%

Male

179,068

49.26%

Aurora Households and Families

Aurora Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aurora Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.4%27.6%
All59%41%
Non Family49.7%50.3%
Male47%53%
Female43%57%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All128,1822.8259
Married58,5643.5772.4
Non Family43,2591.3449.7
Female17,6853.5943
Male8,6743.5847

3.45

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Aurora Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade14,3796.05%
9th to 12th Grade16,1946.82%
High School Graduate63,32126.65%
Some College52,24321.99%
Associates Degree22,3459.41%
Bachelors Degree47,11719.83%
Graduate Degree21,9849.25%
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Aurora Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White123,586118,35447,403
Hispanic54,03736,4305,604
Black36,97033,8018,420
Other Race20,03713,1351,199
Asian15,70611,7345,570
Multiple Races7,6526,9012,219
Native American2,0731,639399
Islander765721223

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.36%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,037$40,705$33,990
Less Than High School$25,653$28,349$19,679
High School Grad$32,117$35,304$28,339
Some College$37,217$41,511$34,847
Bachelors Degree$49,194$56,130$42,808
Graduate Degree$61,206$67,279$56,370

$37,037

Average Earnings

$40,705

Average Male

$33,990

Average Female

Aurora Language

Aurora Language by Age

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Aurora Language

67.19% of Aurora residents speak only English, while 32.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.27% of the population.

Aurora Poverty

Aurora Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic102,56517,87017.42%
White161,92210,6416.57%
Black57,6468,87115.39%
Other37,5147,55120.13%
Asian22,9413,96917.30%
Multiple19,4092,31611.93%
Native3,35259817.84%
Islander1,23714111.40%

11.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.64%

Male Poverty Rate

13.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aurora

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aurora is Other, with 20.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aurora is White, with 6.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.42%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.06%
High School10.86%
Some College8.40%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.63%
Male Unemployed19.84%
Female Employed6.82%
Male Employed5.49%

Aurora Income

Aurora Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,541$78,184
Families$72,572$88,019
Married Families$84,948$100,869
Non Families$42,762$54,071
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Aurora Marital Status

Aurora Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Aurora Married by Age and Sex

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Aurora 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 Marital Status by Race

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Aurora Veterans

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23,042

Number of Veterans

20,336

Male Veterans

2,706

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8,075
First Gulf War6,785
Second Gulf War5,828
Korea1,209
World War II591
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 546,873
65 to 744,989
55 to 644,763
75+3,459
18 to 342,958
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Name Veterans % of Total
White16,8659.85%
Black4,25910.03%
Hispanic2,3473.58%
2 or More6906.91%
Asian5373.06%
Other4922.02%
Indian1646.81%
Hawaiian354.01%

Aurora Veterans by Education

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5.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aurora Employment Status

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71.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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41.53%

Born in Colorado

80.15%

Native Born

19.85%

Foreign Born

12.81%

Non Citizen

7.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.15% of Aurora residents were born in the United States, with 41.53% having been born in Colorado. 12.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020382,7424,3141.14%
2019378,4284,3141.15%
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%