Aurora, Missouri Population 2023

7,132

Aurora is a city located in Lawrence County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 7,132, it is the 115th largest city in Missouri and the 5299th largest city in the United States.Aurora is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually and its population has decreased by -4.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,461 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Aurora has a population density of 1,134 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aurora is $47,361 with a poverty rate of 16.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Aurora is 40.8 years, 38.3 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Aurora Demographics

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

  • White: 94.65%
  • Two or more races: 3.95%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Black or African American: 0.03%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Aurora, Missouri is 7,132 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,461.

Aurora, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Aurora Population by Race

Aurora Population Pyramid 2023

Aurora Median Age

40.8

Total

38.3

Male

43.2

Female

Aurora Adults

There are 5,721 adults, (1,480 of whom are seniors) in Aurora.

Aurora Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Aurora Sex Ratio

Female3,64048.79%
Male3,82151.21%

Aurora Population by Age

Aurora Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.84

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Aurora Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Aurora Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aurora Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 71.01%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.39%.

Aurora Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$28,821

Average Earnings

$41,827

Average Male

$25,287

Average Female

Aurora Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aurora Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Aurora Language

97.10% of Aurora residents speak only English, while 2.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.84% of the population.

Aurora Language

Aurora Poverty by Race

rate

16.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.71%

Male Poverty Rate

17.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aurora

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aurora is Native, with 83.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aurora is Multiple, with 7.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.98%.

Aurora Poverty

Aurora Poverty Rate by Education

Aurora Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aurora Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Aurora Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Aurora Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Aurora Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Aurora Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Aurora Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

513

Number of Veterans

470

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

Aurora Veterans by War

Aurora Veterans by Age

count

Aurora Veterans by Race

Aurora Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aurora Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

14.6%

Unemployment Rate

Aurora Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Aurora Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Aurora Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.00%

Born in Aurora

102.34%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

102.34% of Aurora residents were born in the United States, with 63.00% having been born in Missouri. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Aurora Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Aurora Population by Year