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The City of Aurora had a population of 1,153 as of July 1, 2022. Aurora ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Aurora is located at latitude 45.231 and longitude -122.7559 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Aurora encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 157 feet.

The City of Aurora has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Aurora is located within Hubbard Division of Marion County.

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Aurora, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 1,153 (100%)
Population in Households 1,153 (100.0%)
Population in Families 964 (83.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 2,380
Diversity Index2 78


Median Household Income $70,408
Average Household Income $99,649
% of Income for Mortgage4 31%
Per Capita Income $34,761
Wealth Index5 98


Total HU (Housing Units) 438 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 366 (83.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $407,339
Average Home Value $447,690
Housing Affordability Index3 88


Total Households 438
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 300
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.78% 0.46%
Households 0.72% 0.41%
Families   0.33%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   5.54%
Owner Occupied HU   0.49%

Aurora, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aurora to the other 426 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 215 50th
Population Density # 103 76th
Median Household Income # 164 62nd
Housing Affordability Index # 181 42nd
Per Capita Income # 207 52nd
Diversity Index # 14 97th

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