Apartments for Rent in Aurora, CO

About Aurora

Anschutz Medical Campus (Courtesy of the City of Aurora)

Area Information

Aurora, Colorado's third-largest city, is the eastern-most city in the Denver metropolitan area. Residents are just minutes away from Denver, Greenwood Village, Centennial, Foxfield and Parker, as well as the Denver International Airport. Aurora has dozens of neighborhoods, with many centered around well-known institutions. It's home to the Buckley Air Force Base, one of the few U.S. national defense installations that houses all five branches of the military. Renting an apartment in Aurora also puts you near world-class science and medical facilities, including the University of Colorado Hospital, the Anschutz Medical Campus and the Fitzsimons Life Science District, one of the largest bioscience developments in the country.

For sports fans and amateur athletes, renting in Aurora, which has been named a 'Sportstown' by Sports Illustrated, is full of opportunity. Take in a local or national competition at the Aurora Sports Park, which has a dozen baseball/softball fields and 24 soccer fields, or enjoy the 300 days of sun that Aurora sees every year by golfing on six award-winning golf courses that take advantage of the natural terrain and magnificent mountain views.

You can also explore your artsy side in Aurora. The city boasts 240 pieces of public art, a symphony orchestra and the Aurora Arts District, which includes a historic theater. Foodies enjoy Aurora's 400 ethnic restaurants, which offer an unending taste of different cultures.

Aurora farmers market (Courtesy of the City of Aurora)

Renting in Aurora, CO

Apartments for rent in Aurora are affordable, with an average rental price that's comparable to the state average.

Aurora Outdoor Attractions

Aurora Reservoir ? Water activities include fishing, sailing, swimming, windsurfing and scuba diving. There's also an archery range and hiking and biking trails.Cherry Creek State Park ?A beautiful prairie environment surrounding an 880-acre state reservoir, offering sailing and other water sports.Jewell Wetlands ? Enjoy this 50-acre wooded wetland from trails and a boardwalk Offering trails.12 Mile Stables ? With 27 miles of trails and over 4,000 acres of land, discover your inner cowboy while riding the front range.

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Facts and Demographics

Square Miles143 square miles
Population Density2,281 people per square mile
Total Population325,078 people
Per-capita Income$24,257
Median Household Income$50,468
Median Age33 years old
Percent Renters39%