Aurora, Indiana Population 2021

3,668
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Aurora is a city located in Dearborn County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 3,668, it is the 143rd largest city in Indiana and the 5649th largest city in the United States . Aurora is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -2.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,750 in 2010. Aurora reached it's highest population of 4,828 in 1940. Spanning over 4 miles, Aurora has a population density of 1,114 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aurora is $61,267 with a poverty rate of 20.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $742 per month, and the median house value is $115,000. The median age in Aurora is 33.4 years, 32.8 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

Aurora Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Aurora was:

  • White: 91.26%
  • Two or more races: 6.36%
  • Asian: 1.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Aurora, Indiana is 3,668 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,680.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,750.

Aurora, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,64691.26%
Two or More Races2546.36%
Asian661.65%
Black or African American150.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.35%
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Aurora Population by Race

Aurora Population Pyramid $2021

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Aurora Median Age

33.4


Total

32.8


Male

33.7


Female

Aurora Adults

There are 3,162 adults, (469 of whom are seniors) in Aurora.

Aurora Age Dependency

48.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Aurora Sex Ratio

Female

2,077

51.99%

Male

1,918

48.01%

Aurora Population by Age

Aurora Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aurora Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.2%28.8%
All51%49%
Non Family40.6%59.4%
Male38.2%61.8%
Female36.8%63.2%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aurora Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5312.6151
Non Family6411.8840.6
Married5533.2771.2
Male2043.1638.2
Female1332.5336.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Aurora Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade682.46%
9th to 12th Grade45216.38%
High School Graduate1,10440.00%
Some College47517.21%
Associates Degree2418.73%
Bachelors Degree33312.07%
Graduate Degree873.15%
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Aurora Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aurora Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,6072,130388
2+ Races7538
Asian383232
Black1515
Islander1414
Hispanic1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.21%.

Aurora Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,039$39,878$26,577
Less Than 9th Grade$26,500$$26,911
High School Graduate$23,750$34,141$22,432
Some College$34,018$42,500$25,074
Bachelors Degree$46,579$49,205$32,125
Graduate Degree$58,250$59,625$

$30,039

Average Earnings

$39,878

Average Male

$26,577

Average Female

Aurora Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aurora Language by Age

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Aurora Language

97.94% of Aurora residents speak only English, while 2.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Aurora Language

Aurora Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,59763117.54%
Multiple23618477.97%
Black15853.33%

20.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.03%

Male Poverty Rate

23.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aurora

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aurora is Multiple, with 77.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aurora is White, with 17.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.42%.

Aurora Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.12%
Some College20.39%
High School15.31%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Aurora Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed21.52%
Male Unemployed19.05%
Male Employed11.98%
Female Employed9.63%

Aurora Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aurora Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,281$61,267
Families$46,875$56,411
Married Families$82,629-
Non Families$32,094$65,663
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Income by Household Type

Aurora Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Aurora Married by Age and Sex

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Aurora Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Aurora Marital Status by Race

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Aurora Marital Status

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202

Number of Veterans

202

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam105
Korea27
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War18
World War II15

Aurora Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7495
75+42
35 to 5437
55 to 6428
18 to 34

Aurora Veterans by Age

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Aurora Veterans by Race

Aurora Veterans by Education

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25.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aurora Veterans by Education

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74.3%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Aurora Employment by Age

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Aurora Employment by Race

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Aurora Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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50.19%

Born in Aurora

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of Aurora residents were born in the United States, with 50.19% having been born in Indiana. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Aurora Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,668-4-0.11%
20203,672-4-0.11%
20193,676-4-0.11%
20183,680-6-0.16%
20173,68640.11%
20163,682-4-0.11%
20153,68610.03%
20143,685-25-0.67%
20133,710-1-0.03%
20123,711-22-0.59%
20113,733-11-0.29%
20103,744-221-0.57%
20003,9651400.36%
19903,82590.02%
19803,816-477-1.17%
19704,2931740.41%
19604,119-661-1.48%
19504,780-48-0.10%
19404,8284420.96%
19304,386870.20%
19204,299-111-0.25%
19104,4107651.92%
19003,645-284-0.75%
18903,929-506-1.20%
18804,4351,1312.99%
18703,3043141.00%
18602,9900.00%

Aurora Population by Year