Aurora, CO 80012 ZIP Code Profile


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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Aurora, CO 80012

Acceptable Alternative
Denver, CO 80012

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,076
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,569
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 8,229
  • County: Arapahoe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.694, Longitude -104.833
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Aurora, CO 80012 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 80012 to the other 488 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 98th
Population Density1 # 16 97th
Diversity Index2 # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 403 18th
Per Capita Income # 421 14th

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Aurora, CO 80012 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 47,879
Population in Households 47,576
Population in Familes 37,028
Population in Group Qrtrs 303
Population Density1 6,500
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 18,400
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 11,228
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,809 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,250 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,150 (51.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,409 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $191,517
Average Home Value $195,421


Median Household Income $39,504
Average Household Income $50,030
Per Capita Income $19,337
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.93% 1.24%
Households 0.74% 1.22%
Families 0.55% 1.09%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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