Aurora, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 15,982 (88% urban, 12% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.9%
 
Males: 7,663  (48.0%)
Females: 8,319  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

48.5 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 44202.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $95,101 (it was $70,998 in 2000)
Aurora:

$95,101
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $53,765 (it was $35,537 in 2000)

Aurora city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $255,888 (it was $193,800 in 2000)
Aurora:

$255,888
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $187,841; detached houses: $195,430; townhouses or other attached units: $277,879; in 2-unit structures: $515,200; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $73,547; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $93,685; mobile homes: $79,212

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,568.

March 2019 cost of living index in Aurora: 99.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.2%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.2% for Black residents, 44.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Aurora, OH (2010)
    • 14,45192.9%White alone
    • 4663.0%Black alone
    • 2901.9%Asian alone
    • 2031.3%Hispanic
    • 1180.8%Two or more races
    • 120.08%American Indian alone
    • 60.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.01%Other race alone

Races in Aurora detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Aurora, Ohio as of November 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Aurora is 3,937 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Aurora by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(27.8)
5
(34.5)
3
(20.5)
1
(6.8)
4
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.8)
1
(6.5)
1
(6.4)
3
(19.0)
2
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(7.0)
2
(13.9)
3
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
2
(13.6)
1
(6.4)
2
(12.8)
3
(19.4)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(31.5)
1
(6.3)
1
(6.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(27.8)
4
(27.8)
5
(34.5)
8
(54.6)
1
(6.8)
2
(13.6)
11
(70.7)
3
(19.3)
5
(32.3)
7
(44.9)
3
(19.0)
4
(25.2)
2
(12.6)
6
(37.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
45
(313.3)
26
(180.9)
16
(110.3)
30
(204.7)
21
(143.3)
22
(149.5)
34
(218.5)
26
(167.0)
24
(155.3)
22
(141.2)
17
(107.7)
9
(56.6)
17
(106.7)
11
(68.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
159
(1,107)
124
(862.9)
140
(964.7)
128
(873.2)
191
(1,304)
121
(822.5)
107
(687.7)
146
(937.9)
129
(834.6)
133
(853.3)
91
(576.6)
157
(987.6)
168
(1,054)
135
(841.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(41.8)
4
(27.8)
7
(48.2)
11
(75.0)
11
(75.1)
5
(34.0)
1
(6.4)
2
(12.8)
5
(32.3)
6
(38.5)
2
(12.7)
2
(12.6)
2
(12.6)
2
(12.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(20.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
3
(19.3)
2
(12.8)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)91.181.490.882.577.174.659.468.264.363.150.669.055.071.2

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City-data.com crime index in Aurora, OH

Crime rate in Aurora detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 36 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Ohio average:

1.27
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Ancestries: German (14.9%), Italian (13.7%), Irish (9.9%), English (7.4%), American (5.7%), Polish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1959

Elevation: 1130 feet

Land area: 23.2 square miles.

Population density: 688 people per square mile   (low).

Aurora, Ohio map

1,079 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 0.7% North America).

This city:

6.8%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,056 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,650 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Akron, OH (19.0 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (329.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Reminderville, OH (1.6 miles ),
Twinsburg, OH (2.2 miles ),
Streetsboro, OH (2.3 miles ),
Twinsburg Heights, OH (2.3 miles ),
Bainbridge, OH (2.3 miles ),
Solon, OH (2.6 miles ),
Glenwillow, OH (2.6 miles ),
Hudson, OH (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.32 N, Longitude: 81.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +804 (+5.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,884 (24.3%)

Area code: 330

Distribution of median household income in Aurora, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Aurora, OH in 2017
Aurora satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 153 buildings, average cost: $247,400
  • 1998: 168 buildings, average cost: $273,900
  • 1999: 187 buildings, average cost: $284,900
  • 2000: 194 buildings, average cost: $284,300
  • 2001: 144 buildings, average cost: $265,800
  • 2002: 88 buildings, average cost: $242,700
  • 2003: 87 buildings, average cost: $243,300
  • 2004: 59 buildings, average cost: $292,700
  • 2005: 72 buildings, average cost: $267,900
  • 2006: 63 buildings, average cost: $319,400
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $351,800
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $508,300
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $431,100
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $430,200
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $223,100
  • 2012: 39 buildings, average cost: $303,000
  • 2013: 63 buildings, average cost: $322,900
  • 2014: 51 buildings, average cost: $295,000
  • 2015: 63 buildings, average cost: $288,100
  • 2016: 90 buildings, average cost: $252,600
  • 2017: 93 buildings, average cost: $255,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Aurora, OH residents
Average permit cost in Aurora, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Ohio:

4.1%
Historical population in Aurora, OH
Historical housing units in Aurora, OH

Population change in the 1990s: +4,387 (+47.8%).
Most common industries in Aurora, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.0%)
  • Machinery (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (2.3%)
Most common occupations in Aurora, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.4%)
  • Top executives (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (8.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.3%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)

Average climate in Aurora, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Aurora, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.9. This is about average.

City:

84.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.208. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.208
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.436. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.436
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.19. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.19
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Aurora-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Aurora city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 379 people.

Earthquake activity:

Aurora-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 22.0 miles away from Aurora center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 255.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 3.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 166.6 miles away from Aurora center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Portage County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Aurora topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Aurora:

  • IMA CARE, INC (145 CAMBRIDGE DRIVE)
  • ANNA MARIA OF AURORA (889 NORTH AURORA ROAD)
  • AURORA MANOR SPECIAL CARE CENT (101 BISSELL RD)
  • KENSINGTON CARE CENTER (849 NORTH AURORA ROAD)

Amtrak station near Aurora:

  • 19 miles: AKRON (906 E. BOWERY ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aurora:

  • Kent State University at Kent (about 12 miles; Kent, OH; Full-time enrollment: 25,431)
  • John Carroll University (about 15 miles; University Heights, OH; FT enrollment: 3,546)
  • Case Western Reserve University (about 19 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 7,034)
  • University of Akron Main Campus (about 19 miles; Akron, OH; FT enrollment: 22,216)
  • Cuyahoga Community College District (about 21 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 20,271)
  • Cleveland State University (about 21 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 14,161)
  • Lakeland Community College (about 23 miles; Kirtland, OH; FT enrollment: 6,170)

Public high school in Aurora:

Public elementary/middle schools in Aurora:

  • LEIGHTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 644, Location: 121 AURORA HUDSON RD, Grades: 3-5)
  • HARMON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 130 AURORA HUDSON RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • CRADDOCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 105 HURD RD, Grades: 1-2)

Private elementary/middle school in Aurora:

  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 260, Location: 1037 EAST BLVD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Aurora

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Leighton Elementary School Grade 3 - 5

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Aurora: Aurora Country Club (A), Geauga Lake Wild Water Kingdom Emergency Medical Services (B), Aurora Fire Department Station 1 (C), Aurora Fire Department Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Aurora Cemetery (1), Plainview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Sunny Lake (A), Melco Lake (B), Walden Lake (C), Aurora Pond (D), Colebrook Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Aurora: Aurora Center Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Aurora Historical Society (Museums; 115 East Pioneer Trail), Geauga Lake Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1060 North Aurora Road), Geauga Lake & Wildwater Kingdom (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1060 North Aurora Road), Geauga Lake Hotel and Campground (Amusement & Theme Parks; 800 North Aurora Road), Aurora Visitors & Convention Bureau (173 South Chillicothe Road), East-West Team Travel (Tours & Charters; 251 West Garfield Road Suite 265).

Hotels: Aurora Inn of Mario's International (30 Shawnee Trail), Gregory's Grille & Pub (30 Shawnee Trail), Geauga Lake Hotel and Campground (800 North Aurora Road), Bertram Inn & Conference Center (600 N Aurora Rd), Equity Corporate Housing (113 Ashland Lane).

Birthplace of: Anne Heche - Actress.

Portage County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

AURORA CITY - CLEVELAND PWS (Population served: 15,135, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
AURORA CITY - PORTAGE PWS (Population served: 234, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2011)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.2%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
273 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
289 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Aurora (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: Aurora Branch at 95 North Chillicothe, branch established on 2003/04/30; Aurora Independence Village Branch at 505 South Chillicothe Road, branch established on 2004/05/04. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Woodforest National Bank: Aurora-Chargrin Falls Branch at 7235 Market Place Dr, branch established on 2008/09/03. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • The Home Savings and Loan Company: Aurora Branch at 7075 N Aurora Road, branch established on 2003/12/08. Info updated 2009/06/25: Bank assets: $2,035.1 mil, Deposits: $1,617.8 mil, headquarters in Youngstown, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 35 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Barrington Heinen's Branch at 115 North Chillicothe Road, branch established on 1995/03/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Park View Federal Savings Bank: 215 West Garfield Road at 215 West Garfield Road, branch established on 2004/12/15. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $803.3 mil, Deposits: $696.8 mil, headquarters in Solon, OH, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices
  • Fifth Third Bank: Aurora Branch at 353 West Garfield Road, branch established on 2004/10/25. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Aurora Branch at 251 West Garfield Road, branch established on 1996/02/22. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Aurora Branch at 250 West Garfield Road, branch established on 1962/04/02. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Aurora:

Marital status in Aurora, OH
  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Aurora:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Aurora
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Aurora, OH (based on Portage County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,90510
Mainline Protestant11,75737
Evangelical Protestant10,58972
Other1,4738
Black Protestant7137
Orthodox2222
None116,760-
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: 21
Portage County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Portage County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Portage County:

5.21 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Portage County:

9.5%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Portage County:

28.7%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Portage County:

11.3%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Aurora:

54.6%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Aurora:

52.8%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Aurora:

28.4
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Aurora:

22.1%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Aurora:

9.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.3%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

60.3%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Aurora:

78.9%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Aurora, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 26$158,894$73,3362$3,251
Streets and Highways 25$92,233$44,2720$0
Firefighters 17$121,617$85,84724$37,103
Other Government Administration 10$44,980$53,97610$8,564
Parks and Recreation 9$34,667$46,2239$6,789
Police - Other 8$32,842$49,2634$6,127
Financial Administration 6$24,877$49,7540$0
Water Supply 6$20,163$40,3260$0
Sewerage 4$17,796$53,3880$0
Other and Unallocable 2$11,043$66,2582$6,532
Judicial and Legal 2$15,066$90,3960$0
Fire - Other 1$3,290$39,4800$0
Totals for Government 116$577,468$59,73851$68,366

Aurora government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,542,000 ($96.48)
    Water Utilities: $828,000 ($51.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $224,000 ($14.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000 ($5.32)
    General Public Buildings: $76,000 ($4.76)
    Natural Resources - Other: $68,000 ($4.25)
    Sewerage: $54,000 ($3.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($2.13)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($0.25)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,237,000 ($265.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,968,000 ($185.71)
    Regular Highways: $2,380,000 ($148.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,475,000 ($92.29)
    Financial Administration: $1,327,000 ($83.03)
    Sewerage: $1,319,000 ($82.53)
    Central Staff Services: $1,299,000 ($81.28)
    Water Utilities: $613,000 ($38.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $304,000 ($19.02)
    Natural Resources - Other: $292,000 ($18.27)
    General - Other: $218,000 ($13.64)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $44,000 ($2.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $26,000 ($1.63)
    Health - Other: $13,000 ($0.81)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $12,000 ($0.75)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($0.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($0.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $308,000 ($19.27)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $1,684,000 ($105.37)
    Other - Financial Administration: $56,000 ($3.50)
    Other - Health - Other: $18,000 ($1.13)
    Other - General - Other: $10,000 ($0.63)
    Other - Police Protection: $10,000 ($0.63)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($0.44)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $840,000 ($52.56)
    General - Other: $55,000 ($3.44)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($2.82)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($1.13)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($0.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulations - Other: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $660,000 ($41.30)
    Water Utilities: $128,000 ($8.01)
    Police Protection: $121,000 ($7.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $58,000 ($3.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($2.82)
    Sewerage: $44,000 ($2.75)
    General Public Building: $44,000 ($2.75)
    Central Staff Services: $40,000 ($2.50)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,122,000 ($508.20)

Aurora government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,591,000 ($162.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $368,000 ($23.03)
    Other: $64,000 ($4.00)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $31,000 ($1.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000 ($1.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $305,000 ($19.08)
    Interest Earnings: $295,000 ($18.46)
    Rents: $84,000 ($5.26)
    Special Assessments: $26,000 ($1.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $21,000 ($1.31)
    Royalties: $18,000 ($1.13)
    Donations From Private Sources: $16,000 ($1.00)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($0.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,017,000 ($188.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $764,000 ($47.80)
    General Local Government Support: $648,000 ($40.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $180,000 ($11.26)
    Other: $121,000 ($7.57)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $8,491,000 ($531.29)
    Property: $3,175,000 ($198.66)
    Corporation Net Income: $2,560,000 ($160.18)
    Death and Gift: $1,099,000 ($68.76)
    Amusements Sales: $324,000 ($20.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $146,000 ($9.14)
    Motor Vehicle License: $118,000 ($7.38)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $101,000 ($6.32)
    Other License: $86,000 ($5.38)

Aurora government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,471,000 ($905.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,979,000 ($812.10)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,713,000 ($357.46)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,041,000 ($315.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,503,000 ($94.04)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $672,000 ($42.05)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($0.69)

Aurora government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $507,000 ($31.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,735,000 ($1109.69)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,696,000 ($418.97)

6.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Ohio average:

5.23%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($279 average AGI)
Portage County:

0.04%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Summit County, OH  2.18% ($48,490 average AGI)
from Cuyahoga County, OH  0.99% ($53,634)
from Stark County, OH  0.49% ($46,873)


7.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.54%
Ohio average:

5.51%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($337 average AGI)
Portage County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Summit County, OH  2.49% ($46,967 average AGI)
to Cuyahoga County, OH  0.90% ($43,921)
to Stark County, OH  0.41% ($39,280)
Businesses in Aurora, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Ann Taylor2Marshalls1
Banana Republic1Maurices1
Brooks Brothers1McDonald's1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike3
CVS1Pac Sun1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chico's1PetSmart1
Clarks1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
DressBarn2Ruby Tuesday1
Dressbarn2Rue211
Eddie Bauer1Skechers USA1
Famous Footwear2Starbucks2
FedEx2Steak 'n Shake1
GNC2Subway2
GameStop1T-Mobile2
Gap1Target1
Gymboree1Toys"R"Us2
H&R Block1UPS2
Home Depot1Vans1
Jones New York2Walgreens1
Journeys1Walmart1
Justice1Wendy's1
Kohl's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Aurora:

  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCUE (1150 AM; 5 kW; CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRMR (1420 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CLEVELAND CLASSICAL RADIO, LLC)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WERE (1300 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH)
  • WAKR (1590 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Aurora:

  • WKHR (91.5 FM; BAINBRIDGE, OH; Owner: KENSTON LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WENZ (107.9 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSTB (88.9 FM; STREETSBORO, OH; Owner: STREETSBORO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WFHM-FM (95.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAKS (96.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXTM (92.3 FM; CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDOK (102.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZAK (93.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)
  • WCRF-FM (103.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQMX (94.9 FM; MEDINA, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC)
  • WMMS (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZIP (88.1 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON)
  • WNIR (100.1 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM, INC.)
  • WCPN (90.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)

TV broadcast stations around Aurora:

  • WXOX-LP (Channel 65; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W53AX (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WKYC-TV (Channel 3; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WKYC-TV, INC.)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W51BI (Channel 51; KIRTLAND, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WEWS-TV (Channel 5; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • WUAB (Channel 43; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WJW (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WJW LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVIZ (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WRAP-CA (Channel 32; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOAC (Channel 67; CANTON, OH; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WAKN-LP (Channel 11; AKRON, OH; Owner: AKRON TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WAOH-LP (Channel 29; AKRON, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Aurora fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 39.8mTotal length
  • 103,659Total average daily traffic
  • 9,085Total average daily truck traffic
  • 116,063Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Aurora, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Aurora, OH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Aurora)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Various Locations (Lat: 41.316694 Lon: -81.348639), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNL827, Licensee ID: L00479061,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz, Grant Date: 04/18/2018, Expiration Date: 04/23/2028, Registrant: City Of Aurora, 100 S Aurora Rd, Aurora, OH 44202, Phone: (330) 562-8181, Email:
  • CLE0304, 140 Treat Road (Lat: 41.342917 Lon: -81.349111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 87 m, Overall height: 90 m, Call Sign: WQBI540, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10662.5 MHz, 19480.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/14/2004, Expiration Date: 10/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/11/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • CLE0311, 75 West Pioneer Trail (Lat: 41.312194 Lon: -81.348778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.7 m, Overall height: 58.7 m, Call Sign: WQBJ351, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10597.5 MHz, 19520.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2004, Expiration Date: 10/19/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/11/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Aurora)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$165,667106$241,840528$212,90310$50,6000$010$251,3001$119,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$08$196,12525$218,0404$104,0000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$135,0009$290,222148$221,9397$58,4290$06$185,1670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$127,33315$282,86774$208,2430$01$101,0002$130,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$171,5001$285,00027$202,0000$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6003.01 , 6003.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$223,1007$214,429
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$238,0004$223,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$219,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$226,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$257,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6003.01 , 6003.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Aurora, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Aurora, OH - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 47. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 70 took place in 2007, and the least - 23 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Aurora, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.2%), and Outside Fires (38.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Aurora, OH
    • 40851.2%Structure Fires
    • 30538.3%Outside Fires
    • 779.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 70.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Aurora, OH
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Aurora, OH
  • 90.5%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Electricity
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Aurora, OH
  • 83.4%Utility gas
  • 16.6%Electricity


Aurora compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
There are 40 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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