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Aurora is a city in Adams County, in the Denver-Aurora metro area. (The community straddles Arapahoe, Adams and Douglas counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for a local subdivision.
The latitude of Aurora is 39.729N. The longitude is -104.831W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,407 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 290,418.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Aurora demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Adams County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Denver area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 80019 ZIP code.
17% of Aurora residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Aurora ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Aurora was $21,095, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Aurora residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Aurora, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $636. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,099.
Libraries in Aurora include Ald-Smokey Hill Public Library, Aurora Public Library, Aurora Public Library - Chambers Plaza Library, Aurora Public Library - Iliff Square Library, Aurora Public Library - Moorhead Branch, Aurora Public Library-North Branch Library, Aurora Public Library-South Branch Library, Martin Luther King Jr. Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Aurora include Aurora Sentinel
Adams County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Aurora political report.
Aurora restaurants taking online reservations include The Summit Steakhouse ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Aurora workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 66 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Aurora between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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