Overview of Aurora
Bring your sunglasses while you're searching for an Aurora apartment for rent. The city has more than 300 days of sunshine a year, making it the perfect location for renters who love spending time outside soaking up as much Vitamin D from the sun as possible. This suburban-style city has a full-on cozy atmosphere in its location just on the outskirts of Denver. Proud of its diverse heritage, Aurora has been home to military families for almost 100 years. While checking out Aurora apartments, visit the Historic William Smith School or the Aurora Fox Arts Center.
Living in Aurora
Aurora was originally incorporated as the town of Fletcher in 1891 as one of the newest suburbs surrounding Denver. The name of Aurora was issued to the city in 1907 and has since been flooded with change, growth, diversity and community with more than 335,000 people.
Aurora has more than 400 ethnic restaurants, adding to the diversity of the city. The city offers something for everyone, including breweries, three reservoirs and 10 golf courses, as well as nightlife entertainment, shopping and cultural centers. You'll find Aurora apartments for rent in the city's several neighborhoods including Fox Hill, Heather Ridge, Saddle Rock and Tallgrass.
Aurora apartments and cost of living
The cost of living in Aurora is similar to that of the national average, so you won't be expected to pay a significant amount of money to stay afloat in the city. The median rent in Aurora is lower than the Colorado median and near the national median price. If you're searching for low income housing, don't worry. The Aurora Housing Authority provides assistance to lower-income singles and families alike searching for Aurora apartments for rent.
Apartments in Aurora work and study
Buckley Air Force Base calls Aurora home and houses all five branches of the military including the 460th Space Wing and 140th Wing of the Colorado Air National Guard. The base is also the city's largest employer. The Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital also provide profitable employment opportunities for residents. Aurora apartments are great for students attending any one of the numerous post-secondary schools in Aurora, including Regis University, Columbia College, Aurora and the Community College of Aurora. Aurora apartments are also great for anyone who works on the air force base or at the nearby medical facilities.