Aurora, OH


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Aurora is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 15,838 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 89.57% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Aurora is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Aurora who work in management occupations (17.98%), sales jobs (14.49%), and office and administrative support (11.97%).

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.

Aurora is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Aurora’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of Aurora ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Aurora, 48.83% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Aurora in 2010 was $42,474, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $169,896 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 Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

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