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People

Total Population 4,455
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 19.8%
Employed Population 16+ 2,181
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 56.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,254
% Above Poverty Level 88.3%
% Below Poverty Level 11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.2%
Median Gross Rent $691
Median House Value $98,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
US/American 0%
English 10.6%
Irish 17.2%

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

Aurora Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Hamilton
Standard Zip Codes 68818
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.867
Longitude -98.003

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 AURORA
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station CENTRAL CITY
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 27 inches
Station GRAND ISLAND CTR NE AP
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 25.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chapman 257 $57,813
Giltner 388 $61,071
Hampton 433 $62,813
Henderson 947 $64,286
Marquette 231 $55,357
Phillips 301 $49,375

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

Aurora Public Libraries

Library
Alice M Farr Library
1603 L STREET
Aurora, Nebraska
(402) 694-2272

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Aurora Hospitals

MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1423 SEVENTH ST
(402) 694-3171
Emergency Service: Yes

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Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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