For population 25 years and over in Aurora:
For population 15 years and over in Aurora city:
216 residents are foreign born (0.3% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $667 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (28.6 miles , pop. 151,580).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (136.1 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (336.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Verona, MO (2.0 miles ), Marionville, MO (2.2 miles ), Crane, MO (3.1 miles ), Hoberg, MO (3.1 miles) , Freistatt, MO (3.2 miles) , Chesapeake, MO (3.2 miles) , Mount Vernon, MO (3.2 miles ), Billings, MO (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.97 N, Longitude: 93.72 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: -282 (-3.8%)
Area code: 417
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Aurora detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (15 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +327 (+4.9%).
Work and jobs in Aurora: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Aurora, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Aurora-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 138% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/29/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Aurora city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/12/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused $56 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Aurora-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.9 miles away from Aurora center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1992 at 11:36:21, a magnitude 3.1 (2.3 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Don S. Davis - Actor, Jack Goodman - Politician, Lefty Williams - Major League Baseball pitcher, Harold L. Turner - Army Medal of Honor recipient.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Aurora: Harold L. Turner.
Hospitals/medical centers in Aurora:
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Private high school in Aurora:
Public elementary/middle schools in Aurora:
See full list of schools located in Aurora, School District: AURORA R-8 SCHOOL DISTRICT
Private elementary/middle school in Aurora:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.00. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Aurora and their reported violations in the past:AURORA-VERONA (Address: 703 W OLIVE ST , Population served: 8381, Groundwater):
Past health violations:SUNSET DRIVE-IN (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:HONEYCREEK GOLF CLUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:MADRY ONE STOP (Address: 406 E CRESENT , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.2%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 13.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 7.3% for other race residents, 84.2% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
6 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
People in group quarters in Aurora in 2000:
Aurora compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Aurora (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Aurora city (based on Lawrence County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.11%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Aurora government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Aurora government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
8.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,371 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,892 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Aurora:
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See more detailed statistics of Aurora fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $757,000
Total average daily traffic: 18,888
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,905
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 32,038
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Aurora)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Aurora, MO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Aurora)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Aurora)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Aurora, MO
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.