Aurora Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Aurora is 389,675. 26.24% is under 18, while 12.09% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.56% of the population was five years old or younger, 26.24% were 18 years or younger and 22.97% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 49.70% female and 50.30% male.

Aurora Housing

According to the US Census, Aurora has 149,636 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Aurora was 93.56%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $411,400

Aurora Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 63.02% of Aurora's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 13.54% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 6.44% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.61%

White Alone47.09%
Black Or African American Alone15.93%
Some Other Race Alone13.54%
Asian Alone6.44%
White Black Or African American1.61%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone1.42%

How Educated is Aurora

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 22.7% of Aurora residents had a bachelor's degree, while 11.1% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 33.80% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Aurora CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher90.5%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher39.6%
Some College Or Associates Degree32.8%
Bachelors Degree22.7%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency21.5%
Some College No Degree20.3%

Average Income in Aurora

The median household income in Aurora is $71,647. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $71,647.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $90,117 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $105,850.

A closer examination of the income groups of Aurora households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $100,000 and $149,999 (17.4%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (7.0%). 5.0% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$105,850
Nonfamily households$46,209