Aurora, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 510 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 237  (46.5%)
Females: 273  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

46.6 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 27806.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,360 (it was $25,917 in 2000)
Aurora:

$38,360
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,488 (it was $13,252 in 2000)

Aurora town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $94,192 (it was $58,200 in 2000)
Aurora:

$94,192
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $98,078; detached houses: $118,916; mobile homes: $30,603

Median gross rent in 2019: $646.

March 2019 cost of living index in Aurora: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.0%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Aurora, NC (2019)
    • 45559.9%Black alone
    • 26935.4%White alone
    • 324.2%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Hispanic

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According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Aurora, North Carolina as of February 03, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Aurora is 265 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
North Carolina average:

2.32
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Ancestries: Norwegian (5.5%), American (5.1%), English (4.9%), German (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 0.95 square miles.

Population density: 539 people per square mile   (low).

Aurora, North Carolina map

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,068 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $894 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (38.9 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (110.3 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (337.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Bayview, NC (3.1 miles ),
Vandemere, NC (3.3 miles ),
Bayboro, NC (3.3 miles ),
Mesic, NC (3.3 miles ),
Alliance, NC (3.3 miles ),
Grantsboro, NC (3.4 miles ),
Stonewall, NC (3.4 miles ),
Bath, NC (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 35.30 N, Longitude: 76.79 W

Area code: 252

Distribution of median household income in Aurora, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Aurora, NC in 2019
Aurora satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Most common industries in Aurora, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.5%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.1%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.3%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (4.8%)
  • Chemicals (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.2%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Aurora, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.8%)

Average climate in Aurora, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 2.84. This is significantly better than average.

City:

2.84
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.346. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.346
U.S.:

1.789

Tornado activity:

Aurora-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the Aurora town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Aurora-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 191.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 254.5 miles away from Aurora center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 16.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 169.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 185.9 miles away from Aurora center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 194.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Beaufort County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 18, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Aurora topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Aurora:

  • GRANTSBROOK NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GRANTSBORO, NC)

Airports and heliports located in Aurora:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aurora:

  • Craven Community College (about 23 miles; New Bern, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,712)
  • East Carolina University (about 39 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Pitt Community College (about 39 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 45 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 50 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 60 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Wayne Community College (about 66 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)

Public elementary/middle school in Aurora:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Aurora: Aurora Fossil Museum (A), Aurora Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Aurora: Saint John Missionary Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: John Decatur Messick - University president, Richard Coffey - Basketball player.

Beaufort County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Aurora and their reported violations in the past:

AURORA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 550, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-21-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-21-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-02-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2005)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

57.3%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Banks with branches in Aurora (2011 data):

  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Aurora Branch at 298 North Fifth Street, branch established on 1950/07/24. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,039.8 mil, Deposits: $1,658.5 mil, headquarters in Mount Olive, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Aurora:

Marital status in Aurora, NC
  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 39.1%
  • Separated: 6.8%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

For population 25 years and over in Aurora:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
North Carolina average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Aurora
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Aurora, NC (based on Beaufort County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,67897
Mainline Protestant6,69347
Black Protestant2,19219
Catholic1,0201
Other3953
None21,781-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Beaufort County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Beaufort County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Beaufort County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Beaufort County:

34.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.0%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Aurora:

46.1%
State:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

39.7%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Aurora:

17.3%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.9%
North Carolina:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Aurora:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.3%
North Carolina:

33.7%

General health condition:
This city:

49.2%
North Carolina:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Aurora:

77.8%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Aurora, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 2$7,396$44,3760$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,158$37,8965$187
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,158$37,8960$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,645$43,7400$0
Financial Administration 1$1,931$23,1721$679
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,250
Totals for Government 6$19,286$38,5727$2,116

Aurora government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $206,000 ($403.92)
    General - Other: $144,000 ($282.35)
    Police Protection: $107,000 ($209.80)
    Central Staff Services: $85,000 ($166.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000 ($80.39)
    Transit Utilities: $31,000 ($60.78)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($52.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($43.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($15.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($9.80)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($1.96)

Aurora government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($56.86)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($19.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $23,000 ($45.10)
    Rents: $10,000 ($19.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $227,000 ($445.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $40,000 ($78.43)
    Highways: $24,000 ($47.06)
  • Tax - Property: $134,000 ($262.75)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $129,000 ($252.94)
    Other License: $6,000 ($11.76)

Aurora government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,000 ($13.73)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,000 ($13.73)

5.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pitt County, NC  1.52% ($36,691 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.29% ($63,220)
from Craven County, NC  0.26% ($35,467)


5.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pitt County, NC  1.59% ($31,652 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.34% ($35,103)
to Craven County, NC  0.27% ($34,413)

Strongest AM radio stations in Aurora:

  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WJPI (1470 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES INC..)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNB (1490 AM; 1 kW; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Aurora:

  • WQZL (101.1 FM; BELHAVEN, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCZI (98.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRUP (97.9 FM; BAYBORO, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTKF (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC, NC; Owner: ATLANTIC RIDGE TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WAAE (91.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Aurora:

  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WYDO (Channel 14; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)

Aurora fatal accident list:

Apr 3, 2006 11:37 AM, Sr-33, Lat: 35.300590, Lon: -76.788590, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 20, 1977 02:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.4mTotal length
  • 18,790Total average daily traffic
  • 1,291Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,580Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Aurora, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Aurora, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Aurora)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Aurora, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5 (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:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Aurora)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5539F, N5539F, N-5539F, Serial Number: 28-24938, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 09/03/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Jimmie S Carrow, 9303 Nc Highway 306 S, Aurora, NC 27806
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 994KC, N994KC, N-994KC, Serial Number: 11083, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Sidney M Cayton, 625 Oak Bay Rd, Aurora, NC 27806
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99983, N99983, N-99983, Serial Number: 2606, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 03/08/2005
    Registrant (Individual): David R Nanney, Po Box 610, Aurora, NC 27806
  • Aircraft: EAA BIPLANE MODIFIED (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3FL, N3FL, N-3FL, Serial Number: UB-1, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 02/27/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 06/02/2000
    Registrant (Individual): David R Nanney, Po Box 610, Aurora, NC 27806

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of reported fires - 40 took place in 2008, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Aurora, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.2%), and Structure Fires (41.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Aurora, NC
    • 9545.2%Outside Fires
    • 8641.0%Structure Fires
    • 2210.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 73.3%Other
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Most common first names in Aurora, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4372.3 years
James3372.2 years
Mary3177.2 years
John2977.9 years
Annie1877.1 years
George1474.8 years
Robert1175.8 years
Jesse1081.9 years
Elizabeth1084.9 years
Charlie1075.2 years
Most common last names in Aurora, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moore7179.5 years
Cayton2478.4 years
Jones2274.4 years
Bonner1979.7 years
Smith1470.4 years
Mayo1377.0 years
Walker1378.9 years
Hamilton1270.4 years
Harris1176.7 years
Lewis1175.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Aurora, NC
  • 48.8%Electricity
  • 44.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Aurora, NC
  • 68.8%Electricity
  • 31.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Aurora compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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