Aurora, South Dakota

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Population in 2019: 834 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +66.8%
 
Males: 397  (47.6%)
Females: 437  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

32.3 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 57002.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $77,896 (it was $38,456 in 2000)
Aurora:

$77,896
SD:

$59,533

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,887 (it was $15,819 in 2000)

Aurora town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $179,022 (it was $68,900 in 2000)
Aurora:

$179,022
SD:

$185,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $152,213; detached houses: $165,400; mobile homes: $17,354

Median gross rent in 2019: $728.

March 2019 cost of living index in Aurora: 75.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.9%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 15.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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  • Races in Aurora, SD (2019)
    • 72390.4%White alone
    • 415.1%Hispanic
    • 172.1%Two or more races
    • 60.8%American Indian alone
    • 40.5%Black alone

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Aurora, South Dakota as of February 05, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Aurora is 706 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (47.7%), Norwegian (12.7%), American (8.1%), European (7.2%), Czech (4.4%), English (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1625 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 1,819 people per square mile   (low).

Aurora, South Dakota map

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
South Dakota:

3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,550 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,893 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (51.7 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (174.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (485.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bushnell, SD (1.9 miles),
Brookings, SD (2.3 miles ),
White, SD (3.3 miles ),
Elkton, SD (3.3 miles ),
Volga, SD (3.5 miles ),
Ward, SD (3.8 miles),
Bruce, SD (3.8 miles ),
Flandreau, SD (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 44.28 N, Longitude: 96.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Distribution of median household income in Aurora, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Aurora, SD in 2019
Aurora satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $66,400
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $47,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $47,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $177,300
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2017: 40 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2018: 29 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2019: 17 buildings, average cost: $180,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Aurora, SD residents
Average permit cost in Aurora, SD
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
South Dakota:

3.3%
Most common industries in Aurora, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Wood products (9.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.6%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.8%)
  • Wood products (13.9%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (10.3%)
  • Machinery (7.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.8%)
  • Wood products (5.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Aurora, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (13.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Carpenters (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.7%)

Average climate in Aurora, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Aurora, South Dakota average temperatures Aurora, South Dakota average precipitation Aurora, South Dakota humidity Aurora, South Dakota wind speed Aurora, South Dakota snowfall Aurora, South Dakota sunshine Aurora, South Dakota clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.8. This is better than average.

City:

61.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.82
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Aurora-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Aurora town center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/7/1955, a category F4 tornado 27.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Aurora-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 142% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 135.0 miles away from Aurora center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 152.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 689.5 miles away from Aurora center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brookings County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Aurora topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Aurora:

  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS - BROOKINGS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; BROOKINGS, SD)
  • BROOKINGS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; BROOKINGS, SD)
  • BROOKINGS HOSPITAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BROOKINGS, SD)
  • BROOKVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BROOKINGS, SD)
  • WHITE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WHITE, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aurora:

  • South Dakota State University (about 6 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 48 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 50 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 67 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Ridgewater College (about 99 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • University of South Dakota (about 105 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 111 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Aurora Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Medary Creek Hunt Club (Recreation Areas; 21366 479th Avenue).

Brookings County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Aurora that have no violations reported:

  • AURORA (Population served: 532, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.8%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Aurora:

Marital status in Aurora, SD
  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 66.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Aurora:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
South Dakota average:

10.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Aurora, SD (based on Brookings County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,44418
Catholic4,8445
Evangelical Protestant4,01829
Other6334
None15,026-
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: 2
Brookings County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Brookings County:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.5%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Brookings County:

27.9%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.4%
State:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Aurora:

60.9%
South Dakota:

51.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

68.2%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average BMI:
Aurora:

26.7
South Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Aurora:

19.8%
South Dakota:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.2%
State:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Aurora:

7.3
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Aurora:

31.9%
South Dakota:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

69.2%
State:

58.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

86.7%
South Dakota:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Aurora, SD 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
Streets and Highways 1$3,017$36,2041$1,072
Financial Administration 1$2,310$27,7200$0
Totals for Government 2$5,327$31,9621$1,072

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

  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($16.79)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $34,000 ($40.77)
    Other: $27,000 ($32.37)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage License: $873,000 ($1046.76)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $125,000 ($149.88)
    Property: $91,000 ($109.11)
    Pari - mutuels Sales: $23,000 ($27.58)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000 ($4.80)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $346,000 ($414.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $313,000 ($375.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000 ($39.57)

6.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
South Dakota average:

7.74%

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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.92% ($37,327 average AGI)
from Codington County, SD  0.27% ($35,065)
from Kingsbury County, SD  0.25% ($49,964)


8.52% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
South Dakota average:

7.66%

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 Minnehaha County, SD  1.28% ($40,075 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, SD  0.40% ($42,674)
to Codington County, SD  0.30% ($41,943)

Strongest AM radio stations in Aurora:

  • KBRK (1430 AM; 1 kW; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KJJQ (910 AM; 1 kW; VOLGA, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))

Strongest FM radio stations in Aurora:

  • KKCK (99.7 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K285EX (105.5 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KSDJ (90.7 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KBRK-FM (93.7 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • KDBX (107.1 FM; CLEAR LAKE, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KESD (88.3 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KKQQ (102.3 FM; VOLGA, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K209DX (89.7 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Aurora:

  • K40FZ (Channel 40; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K50DG (Channel 50; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KESD-TV (Channel 8; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K38CQ (Channel 38; HURON, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.1mTotal length
  • $9,119,000Total costs
  • 2,259Total average daily traffic
  • 54Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,275Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Aurora, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 72000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Aurora, SD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 202 Broadway (Lat: 44.279139 Lon: -96.687833), Type: Building, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPOY539,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/2014, Expiration Date: 09/02/2024, Certifier: Delmar Klundt, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 322-6825, Email:
  • Lat: 44.298194 Lon: -96.707833, Call Sign: WQRR496,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.412 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/2013, Expiration Date: 07/15/2023, Cancellation Date: 07/08/2014, Certifier: Jay Ryans, Registrant: Shuttlewagon Inc, 4116 Doctor Greaves Road, Grandview, MO 64030-1138, Phone: (816) 569-4643, Fax: (816) 763-0705, Email:
  • Lat: 44.296833 Lon: -96.710250, Call Sign: WQXX868,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.312 MHz, 451.412 MHz, 451.712 MHz, 452.062 MHz, 452.162 MHz, 456.312 MHz, 456.412 MHz, 456.712 MHz, 457.062 MHz, 457.162 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/2016, Expiration Date: 07/11/2026, Certifier: Abdul Titilope, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Email:
  • NOVITA AURORA, LLC, 47491 213th St (Lat: 44.296889 Lon: -96.710194), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQYJ387,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.825 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2016, Expiration Date: 10/17/2026, Certifier: Abdul Titilope, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB0CMX, Grant Date: 06/07/1988, Expiration Date: 06/07/1998, Cancellation Date: 06/09/2000, Registrant: Terrance A Hill, Rt 1 Box 92, Aurora, SD 57002
  • Call Sign: KB0ZVF, Grant Date: 02/27/1997, Expiration Date: 02/27/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/28/2009, Registrant: Julie M Van Dyke, Aurora, SD 57002
  • Call Sign: W0HKG, Grant Date: 06/05/1996, Expiration Date: 06/05/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2008, Registrant: Bryson R Mc Hardy Sr, Route 1 Box 125, Aurora, SD 57002
  • Call Sign: KE0NWG, Licensee ID: L02116395, Grant Date: 07/10/2017, Expiration Date: 07/10/2027, Cancellation Date: 08/30/2017, Certifier: Bruce A Bortnem, Registrant: Bruce A Bortnem, Aurora, SD 57002
  • Call Sign: KE0OIW, Previous Call Sign: KE0NWG, Licensee ID: L02116395, Grant Date: 07/10/2017, Expiration Date: 07/10/2027, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2017, Certifier: Bruce A Bortnem, Registrant: Bruce A Bortnem, Aurora, SD 57002
  • Call Sign: KE0NWG, Previous Call Sign: KE0OIW, Licensee ID: L02116395, Grant Date: 09/23/2017, Expiration Date: 09/23/2027, Certifier: Bruce A Bortnem, Registrant: Bruce A Bortnem, Aurora, SD 57002

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA U206G (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 9607Z, N9607Z, N-9607Z, Serial Number: U20606569, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Spearfish Aviation Inc, 213 Hull Ave, Aurora, SD 57002
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/10/2018

Most common first names in Aurora, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Carl778.6 years
Robert677.0 years
Edward579.0 years
Anna589.6 years
Charles467.8 years
George476.0 years
Dorothy474.5 years
Walter478.0 years
Frank379.6 years
John376.0 years
Most common last names in Aurora, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson877.6 years
Friedrich679.2 years
Jensen585.6 years
Olson578.6 years
Smith571.6 years
Allstot370.6 years
Bertsch384.3 years
Freeman378.7 years
Kirby373.3 years
Greve371.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Aurora, SD
  • 68.2%Utility gas
  • 30.2%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Aurora, SD
  • 90.5%Electricity
  • 5.4%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Aurora compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
There are no pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Shannon Lee Mutschelknaus (9)
  • Brian A. Logue (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2023.