For population 25 years and over in Aurora:
For population 15 years and over in Aurora city:
44 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 0.9% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,845 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Beaverton, OR (17.5 miles , pop. 76,129).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (21.0 miles , pop. 529,121).
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:
See details about airports and heliports located in Aurora, OR
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 2012: 11.0%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.9% for Black residents, 59.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for American Indian residents, 34.8% 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 city (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 26 patent applications in 2008-2014.