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Arapahoe County is located just south of Denver and is a dynamic and bustling county with 13 incorporated cities and towns. The average price of a home in Arapahoe County is $302,184. The median rental price is $559. Some of the major towns and cities in the county are listed below:

Aurora Profile (Arapahoe County)
Population: 252,000
City Government: Council-Manager
Sales Taxes: 7.3%
Median Income: $33,214
Average Home Price: $145,000
School District: Aurora and Cherry Creek

Aurora maintains all the charm suburban living affords, yet it also offers all the advantages of living in a major city. There are hundreds of restaurants to delight the taste buds featuring cuisine from around the world. Aurura's residents live amid an array of mixed housing uses. There's townhouse living, apartment life and multi-family developments; in short, housing suitable for just about any kind of lifestyle in the full spectrum of price ranges. The Denver International Airport is just due north of Aurora. Aurora has the regions two largest public playgrounds. Cherry Creek and Aurora Reservoirs provide boating, sailing, fishing, swimming and other outdoor activities.

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Cherry Hills Village Profile (Arapahoe County)
Population: 5,454
City Government: Council-Manager
Sales Taxes: 7.3%
Median Income: $68,572
Average Home Price: $410,600
School District: Cherry Creek

Cherry Hills Village is known for its rural atmosphere and quality of life. There is a consistent concern for the relationship of the people with the land. Cherry Hills has always been a residential community in the Denver Metropolitan area and wishes to remain that way in the future. There is a strong desire for open countryside in Cherry Hills and the zoning maintains this atmosphere. Since its establishment, it has become one of the few semi- rural areas within the Denver metropolitan area.

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Englewood Profile (Arapahoe County)
Population: 32,000
City Government: Council-Manager
Sales Taxes: 7.3%
Median Income: $32,822
Average Home Price: $140,000
School District: Englewood (Arapahoe County #1)

Englewood is a self-sustaining city with long established business sections along with mature neighborhoods. The city is known for its beautiful parks, ten golf courses, two recreation centers and its annual outstanding holiday parade. An outstanding year-round before and after school program is administered by the Englewood Recreation Department. Englewood has also profited by providing housing, services and shopping needs for people employed in the Greenwood Village and Denver Technological Center commercial areas which are right next door.

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Greenwood Village Profile (Arapahoe County)
Population: 9,100
City Government: Council-Manager
Sales Taxes: 6.8%
Median Income: $75,000
Average Home Price: $350,000
School District: Cherry Creek and Littleton

Greenwood Village became a home rule city in 1972, giving it the ability to govern itself. The eastern section is laden with covenant-controlled developments; the western section is rural in nature, complete with dirt roads, farm houses and horse pastures-flanked by some of the most expensive homes in the south metro area. The thriving and growing Denver Technological Center (DTC) and Greenwood Plaza commercial districts split the elongated city in half. With all its diversity, Greenwood Village has become a model city where big business coexists with upscale living and rural acreage.

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Littleton Profile (Arapahoe County)
Population: 39,009
City Government: Council-Manager
Sales Taxes: 6.8%
Median Income: $40,407
Average Home Price: $148,500
School District: Littleton

Littleton is the county seat for Arapahoe County which covers much of the vibrant south metro Denver area. Its school district has one of the lowest dropout rates in the state and 75% of its high school graduates go on to college. The city maintains 26 neighborhood parks, two golf courses, a two rink enclosed ice arena, two indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a multi-purpose recreation center. Although Littleton is a "bedroom" community, it still provides almost 25,000 jobs in its many major commercial areas. Major employers include Lockheed Martin, Metrum Information Storage Corp., Norgren and U.S. West.

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