Aurora, CO (population: 334,924) has three locksmith schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Laramie County Community College, the highest ranked school in this group with a locksmith program, has a total student population of 4,905. It is the 4839th highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Wyoming (#1 is University of Wyoming).
Locksmith students from Aurora schools who go on to become locksmiths, certified master locksmiths, road service locksmiths, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 16,910 people working as locksmiths and safe repairers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,550.
Aurora lies in Arapahoe county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Denver-Aurora area has 1,218,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,560 average annual salary.
Of the 3 locksmith schools with a 100-mile radius of Aurora, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Red Rocks Community College comes out as the most expensive ($11,040/yr) for locksmith students, with Laramie County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,768/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Aurora|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||13.3 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||13.4 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||14.9 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||16.9 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||23.7 miles|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||58.8 miles|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||61.5 miles|