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Aurora, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Aurora had a population of 3,776 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Aurora is located at latitude 39.0653 and longitude -84.9027 in Dearborn County. The formal boundaries for the City of Aurora (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Dearborn County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 486 feet.

The City of Aurora (GNIS ID: 2394030) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Aurora is located within Township of Center, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dearborn County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Aurora population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Aurora: City of Aurora.

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Aurora, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,776
Population in Households 3,776
Population in Familes 2,934
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,368
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,484
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 949
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 819 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 665 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 190 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $126,740
Average Home Value $143,918


Median Household Income $36,004
Average Household Income $46,424
Per Capita Income $18,100
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% -0.05%
Households 0.13% 0.0%
Families 0.22% -0.11%
Median Household Income   -0.18%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Aurora, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aurora to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 155 77th
Population Density1 # 323 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 335 51st
Median Household Income # 608 11th
Per Capita Income # 623 9th

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