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Aurora, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Aurora had a population of 16,283 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Aurora is located at latitude 41.3176 and longitude -81.3454 in Portage County. The formal boundaries for the City of Aurora encompass a land area of 22.91 sq. miles and a water area of 1.15 sq. miles. Portage County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,129 feet.

The City of Aurora (GNIS ID: 1086822) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Aurora: Aurora Center, Aurora Centre, Aurora Depot, Aurora Station, Howardsville, Howardville.

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Aurora, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Aurora, OH Housing Affordability Index is 145
State of Ohio Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Aurora, OH Wealth Index is 186
State of Ohio Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 16,283 (100%)
Population in Households 16,013 (98.3%)
Population in Families 13,736 (84.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 270 ( 1.7%)
Population Density 711
Diversity Index2 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $94,086
Average Household Income $121,743
Per Capita Income $47,100
Wealth Index4 186

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,096 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,201 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 365 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $284,420
Housing Affordability Index3 145
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,297
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 4,488
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.5% 0.5%
Households 0.49% 0.51%
Families 0.3% 0.38%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.18%

Aurora, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aurora to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 118 90th
Population Density # 900 26th
Diversity Index # 355 71st
Median Household Income # 70 94th
Per Capita Income # 77 94th

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