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People

Total Population 1,724
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 24.4%
Employed Population 16+ 660
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 44%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,744
% Above Poverty Level 83.8%
% Below Poverty Level 16.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.2%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 38.7%
Median Gross Rent $466
Median House Value $72,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 6.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Aurora Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles N of Duluth, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 183 miles N of St. Paul, Minnesota
County St Louis
Metro Area Duluth - Superior
Standard Zip Codes 55705
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.53
Longitude -92.236

Aurora Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station VIRGINIA
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 16 F
Apr Temp 27 to 51 F
Jul Temp 53 to 77 F
Oct Temp 32 to 52 F
Annual Precip 27 inches
Station EVELETH WASTE WATER PLT
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 15 F
Apr Temp 28 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 33 to 51 F
Annual Precip 26.8 inches
Station BRIMSON 1 E
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp -9 to 16 F
Apr Temp 24 to 50 F
Jul Temp 50 to 77 F
Oct Temp 29 to 52 F
Annual Precip 29.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Aurora, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Palo (55705)

Pineville (55705)

White (55705)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Biwabik 933 $52,813
Eveleth 3,692 $45,219
Gilbert 1,809 $64,107
Hoyt Lakes 2,002 $60,455

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Aurora Public Libraries

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Aurora Public Library
14 WEST SECOND AVENUE NO
Aurora, Minnesota
(218) 229-2021

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601 N. 1ST ST. W.
218-229-3321
Serves 459 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

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