Aurora, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Aurora, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Aurora had a population of 4,560 as of July 1, 2017. Aurora ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Aurora is located at latitude 40.8639 and longitude -98.007 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Aurora (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,788 feet.

The City of Aurora (GNIS ID: 2394036) 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 Election Precinct 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton 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.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,560
Daytime Population: Workers 2,830
Daytime Population: Residents 2,345
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,175
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 4,442
Population in Familes 3,662
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density2 1,552
Diversity Index3 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,308
Average Household Income $73,993
Per Capita Income $29,920

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,997 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,262 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 561 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 173 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $119,073
Average Home Value $154,137
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,824
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,223
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.25% 0.3%
Households 0.33% 0.37%
Families 0.27% 0.23%
Median Household Income   4.31%
Per Capita Income   3.74%

Aurora, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aurora to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska 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 # 36 94th
Population Density # 96 84th
Diversity Index # 178 69th
Median Household Income # 188 68th
Per Capita Income # 198 66th

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