Aurora, Minnesota Population 2021

1,608
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Aurora is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 1,608, it is the 285th largest city in Minnesota and the 8449th largest city in the United States. Aurora is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -4.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,682 in 2010. Aurora reached it's highest population of 1,681 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Aurora has a population density of 424 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aurora is $50,457 with a poverty rate of 23.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $578 per month, and the median house value is $66,600. The median age in Aurora is 43.4 years, 38.5 years for males, and 44.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.1 males.

Aurora Demographics

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

  • White: 96.73%
  • Asian: 3.21%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Aurora, Minnesota is 1,608, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,635.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,682.

Aurora, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,71796.73%
Asian573.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.06%
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Aurora Population by Race

Aurora Population Pyramid 2021

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Aurora Median Age

43.4


Total

38.5


Male

44.4


Female

Aurora Adults

There are 1,357 adults, (431 of whom are seniors) in Aurora.

Aurora Age Dependency

91.7

Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Aurora Sex Ratio

Female

896

50.48%

Male

879

49.52%

Aurora Population by Age

Aurora Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aurora Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
Male84.3%15.7%
All74%26%
Non Family67.8%32.2%
Female46.8%53.2%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aurora Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7632.2574
Non Family3111.0767.8
Married3072.887
Female943.7846.8
Male513.2984.3

2.85

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Aurora Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.60%
9th to 12th Grade13111.01%
High School Graduate39833.45%
Some College28624.03%
Associates Degree13911.68%
Bachelors Degree12910.84%
Graduate Degree887.39%
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Aurora Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aurora Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1621,012200
Asian272717
Native American11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.96%.

Aurora Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,396$36,071$26,213
Less Than High School$30,417$33,365$
High School Grad$25,714$39,583$19,063
Some College$26,731$30,104$26,250
Bachelors Degree$45,357$53,125$40,000
Graduate Degree$56,458$$56,875

$30,396

Average Earnings

$36,071

Average Male

$26,213

Average Female

Aurora Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aurora Language by Age

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Aurora Language

96.69% of Aurora residents speak only English, while 3.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Aurora Language

Aurora Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,63539824.34%
Native11100.00%

23.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.16%

Male Poverty Rate

28.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aurora

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aurora is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aurora is White, with 24.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.37%.

Aurora Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School56.74%
High School18.92%
Some College11.57%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%

Aurora Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed80.00%
Male Unemployed45.95%
Male Employed6.92%
Female Employed5.40%

Aurora Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aurora Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,536$50,457
Families$51,250$58,041
Married Families$62,604-
Non Families$23,973$35,134
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Income by Household Type

Aurora Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

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 35-44, 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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139

Number of Veterans

124

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam65
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War21
Korea8
World War II4

Aurora Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7449
75+42
35 to 5439
55 to 649
18 to 34

Aurora Veterans by Age

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Aurora Veterans by Race

Aurora Veterans by Education

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13.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aurora Veterans by Education

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47.2%

Labor Force Participation

42.4%

Employment Rate

10.1%

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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80.28%

Born in Minnesota

97.13%

Native Born

2.87%

Foreign Born

2.14%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.13% of Aurora residents were born in the United States, with 80.28% having been born in Minnesota. 2.14% 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
20211,608-9-0.56%
20201,617-9-0.55%
20191,626-9-0.55%
20181,635-11-0.67%
20171,646-5-0.30%
20161,651-10-0.60%
20151,661-7-0.42%
20141,668-1-0.06%
20131,669-1-0.06%
20121,670-6-0.36%
20111,676-5-0.30%
20101,6810.00%

Aurora Population by Year