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Aurora, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Aurora is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Marion County at latitude 45.2284 and longitude -122.7572. Marion County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 157 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Aurora, but most people and references simply refer to it as Aurora, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Aurora indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Aurora (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Aurora, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,032
Population in Households 1,032
Population in Familes 868
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,154
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 379
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 266
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 285 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $171,154
Average Home Value $195,789


Median Household Income $52,590
Average Household Income $64,575
Per Capita Income $23,219
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.79% 1.43%
Households 2.87% 1.44%
Families 0.91% 1.39%
Median Household Income   4.14%
Per Capita Income   3.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Aurora, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aurora to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 206 46th
Population Density1 # 111 71st
Diversity Index2 # 23 94th
Median Household Income # 98 74th
Per Capita Income # 171 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.