Aurora, IA Profile: Facts & Data

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Aurora, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Aurora had a population of 186 as of July 1, 2018. Aurora ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Aurora is located at latitude 42.6201 and longitude -91.7295 in Buchanan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Aurora (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Buchanan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,138 feet.

The City of Aurora (GNIS ID: 2394033) 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 Buffalo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Buchanan County.


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Aurora, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 186
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 158
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 325
Diversity Index3 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,712
Average Household Income $58,747
Per Capita Income $24,130

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 89 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (78.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $92,391
Average Home Value $224,275
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 59
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.07% 0.11%
Households 0.0% 0.25%
Families 0.21% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Aurora, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aurora to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 717 29th
Population Density # 765 24th
Diversity Index # 261 74th
Median Household Income # 669 34th
Per Capita Income # 894 11th

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