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Income/capita 13%
Household income 0%
Unemployment 6%
IndexAuroraColoradoNational
Income per capita$25,830$33,230$29,829
Median household income$55,303$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$72,403$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,503$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$32,290$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$27,893$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate4.9%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level14.7%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Aurora is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Aurora is equal to the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Aurora is 6% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Aurora is 3% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $36,864$55,303$110,606
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Aurora median earnings by income bracket

      Aurora employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.2%1.5%
      Manufacturing sector7.8%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services3.0%6.7%
      Wholesale & retail services15.4%13.2%
      Public administration4.0%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%4.4%
      Education, health & social services9.0%30.0%
      Other32.1%34.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cherry Hills Village, CO6,414$224,125305%
      Bow Mar, CO1,047$194,500252%
      Columbine Valley, CO1,190$147,500167%
      Watkins, CO733$119,792117%
      Greenwood Village, CO15,208$116,743111%
      Aurora, CO351,131$55,3030%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Honolulu, HI349,597$63,36115%
      Anaheim, CA346,776$61,82612%
      Tampa, FL361,477$45,87417%
      Bakersfield, CA367,555$58,6696%
      Santa Ana, CA333,605$54,0622%
      Aurora, CO351,131$55,3030%
      Source: The Aurora, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).