Living and Working in Aurora

The Medical Center of Aurora is located in Aurora, Colorado, which is directly to the east of the City of Denver. The third-largest city in Colorado, Aurora is an amazing place to live and work.

Aurora has more than 290,000 residents, whose median age is 31.7 years old. Aurora is also one of the fastest growing cities in the region.

Facts about Aurora

  • Metro Denver's largest suburb
  • One of the "Top Ten Safest Cities in the U.S." for its size
  • More than 300 days of sunshine per year
  • More than 80 parks
  • Seven public golf courses
  • Three public reservoirs
  • Seven public libraries
  • Award-winning theaters
  • Less than two hours drive from some of the world's most respected ski resorts

Schools
Aurora is served by Aurora Public School District and Colorado's premier Cherry Creek School District. The City of Aurora is also one of the most educated cities in the region, with an education rate higher than that of Denver and higher than the national average. In Aurora, 90 percent of its residents have a high school diploma and 30 percent have college diplomas.

Weather
Aurora's climate is mild to dry, with less than 15 inches of precipitation per year. The average high temperature in the summer is 85 degrees, and the average high temperature in the winter is 50.