Living in Aurora
An attractive cost of living to do more, spend less
With a lower cost of living compared to the coasts plus higher income versus the nation, Colorado offers residents the optimal combination of affordability and value. Unlike other states that tout affordability, Coloradoans don’t compromise on things like healthcare, amenities, employment opportunities, or lifestyle. Aurora goes a step further by providing more diverse housing options that work for everyone.
State and local taxes
Relatively low taxes paid per capita
Colorado ranks 35th in the nation for how much Coloradoans pay per capita in state and local taxes as a percentage of their income. Our 8.9% paid is significantly lower than states on both costs.
|State||Per capita % of income for taxes|
Own or rent, Aurora is more affordable
Whether you are buying or renting a home, Aurora’s housing costs are more affordable than other cities in the Metro area and around the country, especially on the coasts.
|Geography||Median Price – Homes Sold||Median Rent Price|
|New York, NY||$573,600||2,950|
The right fit
Diverse neighborhoods and choices
New frontier, new communities
As development pushes east, new communities are popping up like Painted Prairie near the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center. Here you’ll find modern homes of all types, sizes, and prices with a focus on community. There’s plenty of amenities, open spaces, and experiences to enjoy.