Aurora Information

Aurora Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Aurora, IL

General Aurora Information

State: Illinois

County: Kane County

Close cities: Warrenville, IL, Boulder Hill, IL, Countryside, IL, North Aurora, IL, Yorkville, IL, Batavia, IL, Oswego, IL, Geneva, IL, Montgomery, IL, West Chicago, IL, Mooseheart, IL, Bristol, IL, Aurora, IL, Sugar Grove, IL

Aurora Population (census data)
Total 170,855 (+18.1% since 2000)
Male 86,054 (50.4%)
Female 84,801 (49.6%)

Population Density: 4,435 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 102.8 (US Avg is 100)

Aurora Elevation: 676 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1887

Land Area: 38.5 square miles

Median Household Income: $62,160

Zip Codes: 60598, 60572, 60503, 60568, 60506, 60507, 60504, 60502, and 60505.

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Aurora Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (52.1%)
  • Hispanic (32.6%)
  • Other race (14.5%)
  • Black (11.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (17.5%)
  • Irish (9.8%)
  • English (5.6%)
  • Italian (4.7%)
  • Polish (4.6%)
  • United States (3.0%)
Foriegn Born: 30,858 people (18.1%)
  • Latin America (87.9%)
  • Asia (12.1%)

Aurora School Information

High Schools
East High School (500 Tomcat Lane, Aurora, IL, 60505 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
Indian Plains Alternative High School (1322 N Eola Road, Aurora, IL, 60502 - Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204 District)
Waubonsie Valley High School (2590 Ogden Avenue, Aurora, IL, 60504 - Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204 District)
West Aurora High School (1201 W New York Street, Aurora, IL, 60506 - Aurora West USD 129 District)
Middle Schools
C F Simmons Middle School (1130 Sheffer Road, Aurora, IL, 60505 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
Francis Granger Middle School (2721 Stonebridge Boulevard, Aurora, IL, 60502 - Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204 District)
Henry W Cowherd Middle School (441 N Farnsworth Avenue, Aurora, IL, 60505 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
Herget Middle School (1550 Deerpath Road, Aurora, IL, 60506 - Aurora West USD 129 District)
Jefferson Middle School (1151 Plum Street, Aurora, IL, 60506 - Aurora West USD 129 District)
K D Waldo Middle School (56 Jackson Street, Aurora, IL, 60505 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
Still Middle School (787 Meadowridge Drive, Aurora, IL, 60504 - Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204 District)
Washington Middle School (231S Constitution Drive, Aurora, IL, 60506 - Aurora West USD 129 District)
Elementary Schools
C I Johnson Elementary School (1934 Liberty Street, Aurora, IL, 60504 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
C M Bardwell Elementary School (550 South Lincoln Avenue, Aurora, IL, 60505 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
Edna Rollins Elementary School (950 Kane Street, Aurora, IL, 60505 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
Freeman Elementary School (153 South Randall Road, Aurora, IL, 60506 - Aurora West USD 129 District)
G N Dieterich Elementary School (1141 Jackson Street, Aurora, IL, 60505 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
Georgetown Elementary School (995 Long Grove Drive, Aurora, IL, 60504 - Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204 District)
Greenman Elementary School (729 W Galena Boulevard, Aurora, IL, 60506 - Aurora West USD 129 District)
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary (2700 Stonebridge Boulevard, Aurora, IL, 60502 - Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204 District)
Hall Elementary School (2001 Heather Drive, Aurora, IL, 60506 - Aurora West USD 129 District)
Hill Elementary School (724 Pennsylvania Avenue, Aurora, IL, 60506 - Aurora West USD 129 District)
Homestead Elementary School (2830 Hillsboro Boulevard, Aurora, IL, 60504 - Oswego Community Unit School District 308 District)
John Gates Elementary School (800 7th Avenue, Aurora, IL, 60505 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
L D Brady Elementary School (600 Columbia Street, Aurora, IL, 60505 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
Lincoln Elementary School (641 South Lake Street, Aurora, IL, 60506 - Aurora West USD 129 District)
Mabel Odonnell Elementary School (1640 Reckinger Road, Aurora, IL, 60505 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
McCarty Elementary School (3000 Village Green, Aurora, IL, 60504 - Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204 District)
McCleery Elementary School (1002 South Illinois Avenue, Aurora, IL, 60506 - Aurora West USD 129 District)
Nancy Young Elementary School (800 Asbury Drive, Aurora, IL, 60502 - Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204 District)
Nicholas A Hermes Elementary School (1000 Jungles Avenue, Aurora, IL, 60505 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
Oak Park Elementary School (1200 Front Street, Aurora, IL, 60505 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
Olney C Allen Elementary School (700 South Farnsworth Avenue, Aurora, IL, 60505 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
Peter M Gombert Elementary School (2707 Ridge Road, Aurora, IL, 60504 - Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204 District)
Reba O Steck Elementary School (460 Inverness Drive, Aurora, IL, 60504 - Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204 District)
Rose E Krug Elementary School (240 Melrose Avenue, Aurora, IL, 60505 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
Smith Elementary School (1332 Robinwood Drive, Aurora, IL, 60506 - Aurora West USD 129 District)
The Wheatlands Elementary School (2290 Barrington Drive, Aurora, IL, 60504 - Oswego Community Unit School District 308 District)
W S Beaupre Elementary School (954 E Benton Street, Aurora, IL, 60505 - Aurora East USD 131 District)
Other/Private Schools
Hope D Wall Tmh Child Development Center (449 W New Indian Trail, Aurora, IL, 60506 - Aurora West USD 129 District)
IL Mathematics & Science Academy (1500 W Sullivan Road, Aurora, IL, 60506 - IL Mathematics & Science Academy District)
Prairie Children Preschool (780 Shoreline Drive, Aurora, IL, 60504 - Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204 District)
Todd Early Childhood Center (Oak & New York Street, Aurora, IL, 60506 - Aurora West USD 129 District)

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