Aurora is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,666 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Aurora is the 280th largest community in Minnesota.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Aurora is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.29% of the Aurora workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Aurora is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Aurora who work in office and administrative support (11.71%), sales jobs (11.71%), and food service (8.64%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Aurora has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Aurora a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The percentage of adults in Aurora with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.80% of adults in Aurora have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Aurora in 2010 was $22,351, which is lower middle income relative to Minnesota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,404 for a family of four.
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 Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Aurora is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and German.