As a full-service city, Aurora provides more than just the basics.
Tree-lined streets, open prairie, majestic views of the mountains and ample neighborhood parks make Aurora neighborhoods the ideal place to call home. More than 450 neighborhoods complete the fabric of the community.
An annual 250 days of sunshine means ample opportunity for residents to head to the mountains to scale a "fourteener," slide down a powder-packed slope, set up camp near a rushing waterfall or settle down at a world-class resort. There are 6 golf courses, two reservoirs, 97 parks and 5,000 acres of open space and trails for your outdoor fun.
But closer to home, the thriving, diverse community offers live theater, an art scene, a symphony orchestra, a horse racing park, eight public libraries, and an abundant number of independently owned, ethnically varied eateries. A new sports park featuring more than 20 multi-use field game areas hosts state and local tournaments as well as local sporting events. And more than 7,500 recreation classes, and numerous festivals and events add even more to the mix that makes Aurora the choice for 366,623 (2017) residents. This ranks Aurora 3rd largest city in Colorado and 54th in the nation.
Light rail is available from Parker Road all the way to Denver International Airport that opened in 2017. The Anschutz Medical Campus has changed the landscape of Colfax & I-225. You will find University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital and US Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital. There are over 21,000 employed at this location.
Aurora employs in many fields such as aerospace and defense, renewable energy, bioscience and healthcare, transportation and logistics.
The largest employers in the City of Aurora are - Buckley Air Force Base, University of Colorado Anchutz Medical Campus, Children's Hospital, Aurora Public Schools and City of Aurora.
the City of Aurora, founded in 1891 and the official elevation is 5,471 feet. Annual growth in Aurora has been 1.34% over the years of 1990 - 2013. The median age is 32. For housing values, contact me as these numbers change often.
Aurora two counties - Arapahoe county and Adams county and a very minor amount in Douglas County. There is also Aurora Public Schools, and Cherry Creek Schools. Aurora has the largest land mass (154 miles) in the State of Colorado, with much of its land unimproved. To find more facts about the City of Aurora - please go to their web site - http://www.auroragov.org.
Below you will find the current active listing in Aurora for your convenience -
Great opportunity in popular Beacon Point: 4 bed 3 bath 3 Car heated garage, rare full walkout basement and a large covered deck as well! Expansive open concept with grea...
Courtesy of HomeSmart Realty Group
Wow!! Remodeled 3rd floor condo at Sable Cove. Easy to show. Quick possession. Do not miss this opportunity!! Appliances are Brand New and all appliances stay, including ...
Courtesy of HomeSmart Cherry Creek Properties
Welcome home, to this wonderful, warm & inviting, updated move-in ready trilevel home, 3 bedrooms 2 full baths!! You won't be disappointed. Vaulted ceilings in the livin...
Courtesy of HomeSmart Realty Group
Beautifully maintained 5 bed, 4 bath two story home in The Wheatlands. You will be amazed by the upgrades and attention to detail this home has to offer! On the main leve...
Courtesy of Re/Max Urban Properties
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