North Aurora is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 17,456 people and two constituent neighborhoods, North Aurora is the 150th largest community in Illinois.
North Aurora real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although North Aurora house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
North Aurora is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, North Aurora is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Aurora who work in office and administrative support (16.58%), sales jobs (12.79%), and management occupations (11.07%).
Also of interest is that North Aurora has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, North Aurora is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, North Aurora really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is North Aurora perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The education level of North Aurora citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.28% of adults in North Aurora have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in North Aurora in 2010 was $36,498, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,992 for a family of four. However, North Aurora contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
North Aurora is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call North Aurora home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Aurora residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. North Aurora also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.83% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in North Aurora include Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in North Aurora is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.