Thriving Industries

Where industries thrive together


Environment for industry

Cross-pollination isn’t just a buzz word in our community. The Colorado mindset of collaboration and partnership has created an environment where multiple industry clusters don’t just thrive, they thrive together. In Aurora, we’ve seen our core industries grow over time becoming strong hubs of innovation and employment. Many world-renowned industry leaders call Aurora home.

Industry strength

Growth across the board

Industries in Aurora have experienced significant growth in employment, the number of firms, and average wages. In the last five years, Aurora has outpaced the Metro area, Colorado, and the nation in growth for these areas.

Long-term growth

Employment in Aurora

Aurora businesses employed more than 152,000 people in 2019. This was a 4.4% increase over 2018 employment, continuing the long-term growth trend.

2020 Top Primary Employers in Aurora