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,
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.
Metro area's ranking among Best Places for Business and Careers in the U.S.
Colorado's rank for highest educated population
Median age - four years younger than national median
Light rail and commuter rail stops
Annual passengers at Denver International Airport
Metro area's ranking on U.S. News' "Best Places to Live" list
Safest large city in Colorado - #16 in the U.S.