Aurora Adams County, Colorado

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Aurora is a city located in the county of Adams in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 325,078 and a population density of 2,742 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 379,289 inhabitants.

The city was created 186 years ago in 1834.


Aurora is located at 39°43'46"N 104°49'55"W (39.7294300, -104.8319200).

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Aurora forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

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Aurora Quick Facts

Population : 379,289 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Adams County
Postal code : 60503, 60502, 60505, 60504, 60506
Area : 118.55 km2
Official name : Aurora
Altitude : 722 feet / 220 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1835 (186 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00, UTC−06:00
Local time : 01:23:01 (3rd August 2021)
Density : 3,199 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 14.29% (2010-2019)
Weather : 64℉ Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather

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The population of Aurora increased by 14.29% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2008 171,782 - census
2010 325,078 47.16% census
2011 332,730 2.3% estimation process
2012 339,261 1.93% estimation process
2013 345,613 1.84% estimation process
2014 352,660 2% estimation process
2015 360,098 2.07% estimation process
2016 363,277 0.88% estimation process
2017 367,574 1.17% estimation process
2018 374,572 1.87% estimation process
2019 379,289 1.24% estimation process

Aurora zip code is 80010. County name: Arapahoe, County fips: 08005

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People born in Aurora (158)

People born in Aurora, including novelist Elizabeth Linington, screenwriter Paul Scheuring, basketball sportscaster Chick Hearn, you can see a list of people who born in Aurora.


College & universities near Aurora

Code Name City ZIP
126562 University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus Denver (CO) 80217-3364
126687 Concorde Career College-Aurora Aurora (CO) 80010-4314
126863 Community College of Aurora Aurora (CO) 80011-9036
469160 Cortiva Institute-Aurora Aurora (CO) 80012-2523
476975 Colorado State University-Global Campus Aurora (CO) 80011-0000

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Aurora

Code Name Address Type
DEB Denver (Bus Station), Colorado 1055 19th Street BUS
DEN Union Station 1701 Wynkoop Street RAIL
BLD Boulder, Colorado 30th & Diagonal Highway BUS
LGM Longmont, Colorado 623 Main St. BUS
PJT Pine Junction, CO 76 Mount Evans Boulevard BUS

Other places with the same name (16)

Other cities in Adams County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Adams County , CO.

City Name Population Title
Thornton 141,464 City in Adams County, Colorado, United States of America
Westminster 113,166 Borough and city in London
Commerce City 60,336 City in Adams County, Colorado, United States
Brighton 41,554 County seat of Adams County, Colorado, United States
Northglenn 38,819 City in Colorado
Sherrelwood 18,287 Census-designated place in Adams County, Colorado
Welby 14,846 Census-designated place in Colorado
Lone Tree 13,082 City in Douglas County, Colorado, United States of America
Federal Heights 12,827 City in Adams County, Colorado, United States
Berkley 11,207 Census designated place
Derby 7,685
Twin Lakes 6,101 City in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States of America
Todd Creek 3,768 Census-designated place in Adams County, Colorado
Bennett 2,798 Town in Colorado
Strasburg 2,447

Distance to Other Cities

Aurora distances to largest Colorado cities

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