Buckley Air Force Base

Aurora, Colorado

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Buckley Air Force Base (IATA: BFK, ICAO: KBKF, FAA LID: BKF) is a United States Air Force base in Aurora, Colorado, that was established by the U.S. Army in 1943. The base was named in honor of World War I Army pilot First Lieutenant John Harold Buckley. Buckley Air Force Base is an Air Force Space Command base that serves more than 92,000 active duty, National Guard, Reserve and retired personnel throughout the Front Range community. The host unit is the 460th Space Wing. Buckley AFB has air operations, space-based missile warning capabilities, space surveillance operations, space communications operations and support functions.

Population
339,480
Military Population
1,479
Avg. Home Price
$179,300
Avg. Monthly Rent
$983
*militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the mlitary *data based off of 2013 census data

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School Name Grade Address Type
High Point Academy
6192 North Genoa St AURORA, CO 80019
Grade
PK - 8
School Type
Public
Altura Elementary School
1650 Altura Blvd AURORA, CO 80011
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Public
Aurora Hills Middle School
1009 South Uvalda St AURORA, CO 80012
Grade
6 - 8
School Type
Public
Boston K-8 School
1365 Jamaica St AURORA, CO 80010
Grade
PK - 7
School Type
Public
Aurora Central High School
11700 East 11th Ave AURORA, CO 80010
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public
Clyde Miller Elementary School
1701 Espana St AURORA, CO 80011
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Public
Crawford Elementary School
1600 Florence St AURORA, CO 80010
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Public
Dartmouth Elementary School
3050 South Laredo St AURORA, CO 80013
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Public
East Middle School
1275 Fraser St AURORA, CO 80011
Grade
6 - 8
School Type
Public
Elkhart Elementary School
1020 Eagle St AURORA, CO 80011
Grade
KG - 5
School Type
Public
Fulton Elementary School
755 Fulton St AURORA, CO 80010
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Public
Gateway High School
1300 South Sable Blvd AURORA, CO 80012
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public
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Navy Federal Credit Union Aurora

1125 S Tower Rd
Aurora, CO 80017

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Aurora, CO
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Aurora, CO
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Cities Near Buckley Air Force Base

Not everyone wants to live as close to base as possible, check out these surrounding cities.

City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Denver
8.7 miles
Distance
8.7 miles
Population
633,777
Avg. Home Price
$249,100
Avg. Rent
$883
Castle Rock
23.9 miles
Distance
23.9 miles
Population
51,802
Avg. Home Price
$280,500
Avg. Rent
$1,144
Thornton
18.6 miles
Distance
18.6 miles
Population
124,707
Avg. Home Price
$208,300
Avg. Rent
$1,069
Centennial
10.9 miles
Distance
10.9 miles
Population
104,213
Avg. Home Price
$287,500
Avg. Rent
$1,311
Lakewood
20.8 miles
Distance
20.8 miles
Population
145,880
Avg. Home Price
$238,500
Avg. Rent
$940
Highlands Ranch
17.3 miles
Distance
17.3 miles
Population
101,350
Avg. Home Price
$335,900
Avg. Rent
$1,504
Westminster
21.6 miles
Distance
21.6 miles
Population
109,296
Avg. Home Price
$223,700
Avg. Rent
$1,019
Arvada
24.1 miles
Distance
24.1 miles
Population
109,800
Avg. Home Price
$242,700
Avg. Rent
$1,002
Parker
14.1 miles
Distance
14.1 miles
Population
47,515
Avg. Home Price
$284,200
Avg. Rent
$1,141
Wheat Ridge
20.5 miles
Distance
20.5 miles
Population
30,655
Avg. Home Price
$237,500
Avg. Rent
$820
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