Aurora, New York Population 2024

13,962

Aurora is a city located in Erie County New York. Aurora has a 2024 population of 13,962. Aurora is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 0.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,850 in 2020.

The average household income in Aurora is $123,710 with a poverty rate of 2.16%. The median age in Aurora is 50.3 years: 50.1 years for males, and 50.9 years for females.

Aurora Demographics

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

  • White: 96.38%
  • Two or more races: 2.6%
  • Black or African American: 0.4%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
36.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
383.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.81% (112)
The current population of Aurora, New York is 13,962 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,850.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,37796.38%
Two or more races3612.6%
Black or African American550.4%
Other race460.33%
Asian410.3%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Aurora Population by Race

Aurora Population Pyramid 2024

Aurora Median Age

50.3

Total

50.1

Male

50.9

Female

Aurora Adults

There are 11,251 adults, (3,190 of whom are seniors) in Aurora.

Aurora Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Aurora Sex Ratio

Female6,98550.32%
Male6,89549.68%

Aurora Population by Age

Aurora Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,5082.4282.517.5
Married3,3222.9492.77.3
Non Family1,4531.1166.533.5
Female4322.673.626.4
Male3012.7260.139.9

2.87

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Aurora Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1341.26%
Associates Degree1,43013.48%
Bachelors Degree3,01228.39%
Graduate Degree2,38222.45%
High School Graduate2,24721.18%
Less Than 9th Grade2412.27%
Some College1,16310.96%

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

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10,2559,9055,201
2+ Races234234165
Hispanic15715185
Black41273
Asian353016
Other Race16169

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 70.51%.

Aurora Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$67,000$81,938$47,188
Graduate Degree$96,567$107,438$81,042
High School Graduate$25,684$32,537$17,434
Less Than 9th Grade$70,900$71,400$0
Overall$61,829$74,498$46,042
Some College$55,417$72,261$36,528

$61,829

Average Earnings

$74,498

Average Male

$46,042

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

96.11% of Aurora residents speak only English, while 3.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.2% of the population.

Aurora Language

Aurora Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,8992602.02%
Black292482.76%
Asian35514.29%

2.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.28%

Male Poverty Rate

3.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aurora

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aurora is Black, with 82.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aurora is White, with 2.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.1%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.16%.

Aurora Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.67%
High School5.69%
Some College3.59%
Bachelors or Greater0.65%

Aurora Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.51%
Male Employed0.28%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Aurora Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aurora Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$117,588$144,983
Households$93,537$123,710
Married Families$127,386$-999,999,999
Non Families$49,788$61,395

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Aurora Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

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

542

Number of Veterans

518

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam245
First Gulf War81
Korea53
Second Gulf War21
World War II14

Aurora Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+200
65 to 74170
55 to 64109
35 to 5458
18 to 345

Aurora Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5314.87%
Hispanic105.35%
Black716.28%
2+ Races41.67%

Aurora Veterans by Race

Aurora Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aurora Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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

83.13%

Born in Aurora

97.88%

Native Born

2.12%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.88% of Aurora residents were born in the United States, with 83.13% having been born in New York. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Aurora Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,067210.15%
202814,046210.15%
202714,025210.15%
202614,004210.15%
202513,983210.15%
202413,962210.15%
202313,941210.15%
202213,920210.15%
202113,899490.35%
202013,8501070.78%
201913,743-14-0.1%
201813,757-23-0.17%
201713,780-11-0.08%
201613,791-25-0.18%
201513,816150.11%
201413,801-8-0.06%
201313,809-2-0.01%
201213,81100%
201113,811110.08%
201013,80000%

Aurora Population by Year