Aurora, Colorado Population 2022

398,497
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Aurora is a city located in Adams County and Arapahoe County Colorado. With a 2020 population of 398,497, it is the 3rd largest city in Colorado and the 50th largest city in the United States. Aurora is currently growing at a rate of 1.56% annually and its population has increased by 3.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 386,261 in 2020. Spanning over 155 miles, Aurora has a population density of 2,583 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aurora is $82,338 with a poverty rate of 10.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,401 per month, and the median house value is $322,200. The median age in Aurora is 34.4 years, 33.6 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Aurora Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Aurorawas:

  • White: 58.10%
  • Black or African American: 16.71%
  • Other race: 9.73%
  • Two or more races: 7.45%
  • Asian: 6.84%
  • Native American: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.31%
The current population of Aurora, Colorado is 398,497 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 386,261.

Aurora, Colorado Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Aurora Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Aurora Population by Race

Aurora Population Pyramid 2022

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Aurora Median Age

34.8


Total

33.9


Male

36


Female

Aurora Adults

There are 285,100 adults, (44,982 of whom are seniors) in Aurora.

Aurora Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Aurora Sex Ratio

Female

190,995

50.34%

Male

188,439

49.66%

Aurora Population by Age

Aurora Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aurora Household Types

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aurora Households and Families

3.48

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Aurora Households by Type

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Aurora Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aurora Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 39.10%.

Aurora Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,367

Average Earnings

$43,460

Average Male

$36,710

Average Female

Aurora Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aurora Language by Age

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Aurora Language

67.22% of Aurora residents speak only English, while 32.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.48% of the population.

Aurora Language

Aurora Poverty by Race

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10.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.93%

Male Poverty Rate

11.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aurora

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aurora is Islander, with 14.65% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.71%.

Aurora Poverty

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Aurora Poverty Rate by Education

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Aurora Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aurora Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Aurora Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

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 Marital Status

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23,527

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Aurora Veterans by War

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Aurora Veterans by Age

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Aurora Veterans by Race

Aurora Veterans by Education

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5.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aurora Veterans by Education

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71.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Aurora Employment by Age

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Aurora Employment by Race

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Aurora Employment by Education

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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41.09%

Born in Aurora

79.39%

Native Born

20.61%

Foreign Born

12.43%

Non Citizen

8.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.39% of Aurora residents were born in the United States, with 41.09% having been born in Colorado. 12.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Aurora Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Aurora Population by Year