For population 25 years and over in Aurora:
For population 15 years and over in Aurora city:
34 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 1.9% Asia, 0.9% Europe, 0.9% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,803 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (13.3 miles , pop. 224,220).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (805.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Barlow, OR (1.5 miles) , Canby, OR (2.0 miles ), Hubbard, OR (2.0 miles ), Donald, OR (2.0 miles ), Butteville, OR (2.2 miles ), Wilsonville, OR (2.3 miles ), Yoder, OR (2.5 miles ), Woodburn, OR (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 45.23 N, Longitude: 122.76 W
Area code: 503
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: 9 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +63 (+10.6%).
Work and jobs in Aurora: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Aurora, Oregon
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Aurora-area historical earthquake activity is above Oregon state average. It is 171% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/25/1993 at 13:34:35, a magnitude 5.7 (5.5 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.7 ML, Depth: 12.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 15.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from Aurora center
On 8/19/2004 at 06:06:03, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.5 MS, 4.7 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 17.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/2002 at 14:36:04, a magnitude 4.5 (4.0 MB, 4.5 MD, Depth: 3.9 mi) earthquake occurred 52.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/14/2008 at 18:45:55, a magnitude 4.2 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.2 MD, Depth: 13.0 mi) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from Aurora center
On 4/24/2003 at 19:26:30, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 10.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 28.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Marion County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Aurora:
Airports and heliports located in Aurora:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aurora:
Public high school in Aurora:
See full list of schools located in Aurora, School District: NORTH MARION SCHOOL DISTRICT 015
Public elementary/middle schools in Aurora:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00814. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.319. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
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: 680, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:DEER CREEK ESTATES (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:LAKEWOOD UTILITIES (Population served: 376, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:WEYERHAEUSER-AURORA (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.5%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.3% for Black residents, 53.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.3% for American Indian residents, 63.6% for other race 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)
Aurora compared to Oregon state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Aurora (based on Marion County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.56%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 53
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Number of full-service restaurants: 207
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Aurora government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Aurora government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Aurora government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
Aurora government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,228 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($178 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,898 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($125 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Aurora:
Strongest FM radio stations in Aurora:
TV broadcast stations around Aurora:
Aurora fatal accident list:
Feb 7, 1993 09:50 PM, Ehlen Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 2, 1987 04:15 PM, 0081, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 6, 1986 08:40 PM, A600, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 6, 1985 10:00 PM, A600, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 10, 1984 08:55 PM, 0081, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 19, 1980 10:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 29 meters (95ft)
Total average daily traffic: 22,861
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,514
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 38,739
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Aurora)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Aurora, OR)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Aurora)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Aurora)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 93 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Aurora, OR
Total of 20 patent applications in 2008-2014.