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North Aurora, IL
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North Aurora profile

Living in North Aurora

North Aurora is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 18,403 people and four associated neighborhoods, North Aurora is the 140th largest community in Illinois. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in North Aurora, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to North Aurora, and putting down their money on brand new construction. North Aurora’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. North Aurora does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $104,547.00.

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.

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.69% 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.

Overall, North Aurora’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

In North Aurora, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.30 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The population of North Aurora is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.08% of adults in North Aurora have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in North Aurora in 2018 was $49,621, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $198,484 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 15.05% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in North Aurora include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in North Aurora is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.