Everything else equal, I think we can all agree that living in a cheaper place is better than living in a more expensive place.
I’d much rather pay $500/mo in rent than $1,000. And I’d rather pay $2 for coffee than $5.
And while every neighbhorhood in Aurora might be more expensive than living in rural Colorado, there are certain neighborhoods that are definitely cheaper.
So what exactly are those Aurora neighborhoods where your dollar goes a little further — you can get that one bedroom instead of the studio?
Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Aurora are the cheapest.
What’s the cheapest neighborhood to live in Aurora for 2019? According to the most recent census data, Norfolk Glen looks to be the cheaptest Aurora neighborhood to live in.
At this point we should make it clear that you do get what you pay for — some of these neighborhoods might not be the best places to live in Aurora. You could be sacrificing location or crime rates in return for more space and cheaper groceries.
Read on to see how we determined the places around Aurora that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Aurora.
Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from cheapest to most expensive.
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How We Determined The Cheapest Aurora Hoods In 2019
In order to rank the cheapest places to live in Aurora, we had to determine what criteria defines ‘cheap’.
- Overall Cost Of Living
- Rent To Income Ratio
- Median Home Value To Income Ratio
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 53 in each category, where 1 was the cheapest.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a cheap neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest cheapest neighborhood index the ‘Cheapest City Neighborhood In Aurora.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Norfolk Glen.
Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the cheapest places Aurora. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from cheapest to most expensive.
The 10 Cheapest Neighborhoods To Live In Aurora For 2019
The median income in Norfolk Glen comes in at $50,618 and the median home value is $66,850 for 2019.
The median income in Sable Altura Chambers comes in at $47,219 and the median home value is $89,800 for 2019.
The median income in Kingsborough comes in at $55,786 and the median home value is $94,550 for 2019.
The median income in Chambers Heights comes in at $53,510 and the median home value is $108,533 for 2019.
The median income in Lakeshore comes in at $85,160 and the median home value is $239,900 for 2019.
The median income in City Center comes in at $46,466 and the median home value is $54,575 for 2019.
The median income in Aurora Highlands comes in at $65,534 and the median home value is $159,638 for 2019.
The median income in Tollgate Overlook comes in at $63,969 and the median home value is $140,567 for 2019.
The median income in Tower Triangle comes in at $58,081 and the median home value is $163,933 for 2019.
The median income in Dayton Triangle comes in at $49,111 and the median home value is $104,740 for 2019.
Summing Up The Cheapest Places In Aurora
If you’re measuring the neighborhoods in Aurora where prices are low and it’s cheap to live, this is an accurate list.
As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Aurora aren’t all cheap. Aurora Hills Golf Course takes the title of the most expensive neighborhood to live in Aurora.
We ranked the neighborhoods from cheapest to most expensive in the chart below.
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