Aurora is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 16,338 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Aurora is the 118th 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 87.54% 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 (18.06%), sales jobs (13.83%), and office and administrative support (9.15%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.25% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 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, Aurora really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is 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.
Being a small city, Aurora does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Aurora, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Aurora is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 51.63% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Aurora in 2018 was $50,849, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $203,396 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 German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Aurora is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Vietnamese.