For population 25 years and over in Aurora:
For population 15 years and over in Aurora city:
43 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,974 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (69.6 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (539.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Hampton, NE (2.5 miles ), Marquette, NE (3.1 miles ), Giltner, NE (3.2 miles ), Stockham, NE (3.3 miles) , Phillips, NE (3.3 miles ), Henderson, NE (3.4 miles ), Bradshaw, NE (3.7 miles ), Chapman, NE (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.87 N, Longitude: 98.00 W
Area code: 402
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 2011, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +352 (+9.1%).
Work and jobs in Aurora: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Aurora, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Aurora-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 240% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the Aurora city center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 110 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Aurora-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from Aurora center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hamilton County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ron Spencer - Artist, Ryan Sallans - Transgender speaker.
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Airports and heliports located in Aurora:
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Local government website: www.cityofaurora.org/cityhall.html
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aurora:
Public high school in Aurora:
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Library in Aurora:
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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, CITY OF (Population served: 4225, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.4%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
143 people in nursing homes in 2000
People in group quarters in Aurora in 2010:
5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Aurora compared to Nebraska state average:
Banks with branches in Aurora (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Aurora (based on Hamilton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Aurora government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,237 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:
8.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,208 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:
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Aurora fatal accident list:
Dec 13, 1999 11:25 AM, Us-34, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 8, 1982 09:28 PM, Us 34, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 2
Jan 9, 1980 09:53 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 11,215
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,053
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Aurora)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Aurora, NE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Aurora)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 27 (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, NE
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.