Aurora is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 17,239 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Aurora is the 112th largest community in Ohio.
Aurora real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Aurora house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Aurora is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.43% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Aurora is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Aurora who work in management occupations (19.72%), sales jobs (13.03%), and business and financial occupations (8.52%).
Also of interest is that Aurora has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.39% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Aurora is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Aurora a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Aurora has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Aurora’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Aurora is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Aurora. 56.88% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Aurora in 2018 was $53,363, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $213,452 for a family of four.
Aurora is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Aurora home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Aurora residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Aurora include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Hungarian.
The most common language spoken in Aurora is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Vietnamese.