WHY AURORA?

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Aurora, Colorado

The city of Aurora is a full-service city governed by a council/manager form of government, which combines the political leadership of elected officials with the managerial expertise of an appointed local government manager.

At 154 square miles, the city reaches into Arapahoe, Adams and Douglas counties. Aurora’s strategic comprehensive plan emphasizes the formation of livable, full-service neighborhoods.​

Just minutes away from Denver International Airport, Aurora is home to a vibrant business environment, including major industries such as aerospace and defense, renewable energy,

Aurora, Colorado skyline with mountains in the background

bioscience and health care, and transportation and logistics. Businesses large and small are welcomed and nurtured through such programs as the Aurora Advantage 4 Business and the Aurora-South Metro Small Business Development Center. 

 

Situated at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, Aurora is a gateway to all Colorado has to offer.

Additional resources:

Metro area's ranking among Best Places for Business and Careers in the U.S.

#1

(Forbes 2015)

#2

Colorado's rank for highest educated population

(Forbes)

33.2

Median age - four years younger than national median

11

Light rail and commuter rail stops

53.4 Million

Annual passengers at Denver International Airport

Metro area's ranking on U.S. News' "Best Places to Live" list

#1

Safest large city in Colorado - #16 in the U.S.

#1

(FBI, 2014)

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University of Colorado

Anschutz Medical Campus

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​Regional Transportation District

Rail

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  • Aurora is... Worth Discovering - Click here.

  • Who is Aurora? (Demographic Report) - Click here.