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. 36.79% 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 (12.01%), sales jobs (11.56%), and food service (8.41%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Aurora is worth considering.
The percentage of people in Aurora with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.14% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Aurora in 2010 was $23,553, 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 $94,212 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 Native American. 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 German and Polish.