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Aurora, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Aurora had a population of 3,754 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Aurora: City of Aurora.

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Aurora, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,754
Daytime Population: Workers 1,883
Daytime Population: Residents 1,976
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,859
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 3,754
Population in Familes 2,908
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,360
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $36,659
Average Household Income $47,992
Per Capita Income $18,707


Total Housing Units 1,689 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 810 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 665 (39.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 214 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $127,328
Average Home Value $145,179


Total Households 1,475
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 939
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.01% -0.14%
Households 0.03% -0.1%
Families 0.04% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

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, 2017 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 # 154 78th
Population Density # 328 52nd
Diversity Index # 337 51st
Median Household Income # 621 9th
Per Capita Income # 625 8th

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