Aurora Aurora offers the best of urban culture and suburban recreation.
Located just east of Denver, the culturally diverse city of Aurora is the second largest in the metro area and the third largest in Colorado. With a population of 330,000 and literally hundreds of different neighborhoods, Aurora offers the best of urban culture and suburban recreation.
During the 1970s and early 1980s, Aurora was the fastest growing city in the U.S. By 1997, the city ranked ninth in Rosenburg’s ’50 Fabulous Places’ to raise your family. Thanks to its appealing location, abundant recreational activities, strong business climate and variety of housing options, Aurora continues to attract new residents each year.
Aurora is home to some of the best golf in Colorado, including seven award-winning courses. Another popular attraction is Arapahoe Park, Colorado’s premier horse racing track. Throughout the city, parks, athletic fields and hiking trails are in plentiful supply. Local children attend schools in either the Aurora School District or the Cherry Creek School District.
Aurora’s commercial district serves up some of the area’s best shopping, dining and entertainment in a contemporary urban environment. Here you’ll find the Town Center at Aurora hundreds of outlying shops and restaurants, and the Aurora municipal center.
Aurora is only minutes from Denver International Airport, making it a perfect headquarters for some of the area’s best companies. The largest health center between Chicago and the West Coast is in Aurora as well. The Anschutz Medical Campus is a cutting-edge education, research and patient facility that speaks volumes about the vision and power of this city.
The median home value in Aurora, CO is $310,000. This is higher than the county median home value of $307,700. The national median home value is $185,800. The average price of homes sold in Aurora, CO is $310,000.
Approximately 54.02% of Aurora homes are owned, compared to 40.26% rented, while 5.73% are vacant. Aurora real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale. Commercial properties are also available. If you see a property you’re interested in, contact us today!