Aurora, North Carolina

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Aurora, North Carolina

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High Points

Aurora strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Aurora Affordability of Rents
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 7% Aurora Low Property Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Aurora Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 16% Aurora Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Aurora, North Carolina

Comparing Aurora to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 9 6
Age of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 9
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 4
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 3
College Educated Adults 3 2
People Above Poverty 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Short Commute Times 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 10 9
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 7 10
Low Violent Crime 2 5

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Aurora Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles SE of Greenville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles E of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Beaufort
Standard Zip Codes 27806
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.305
Longitude -76.788

Aurora Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station AURORA 6 N
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 52 to 74 F
Annual Precip 50 inches
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 53 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 89 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches
Distance 39.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 72 F
Jul Temp 72 to 89 F
Oct Temp 55 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.2 inches
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Aurora Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 583 100%
Male 280 48%
Female 303 52%
Under 18 133 22.8%
18+ 450 77.2%
65+ 131 22.5%
Median Age 42.9
Average Family Size 2.81
White 299 51.3%
African-American 277 47.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 5 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.4%

Estimated Aurora Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 581
Growth -2
Growth % -0.3%

Aurora Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 56.4%
US/American 14.7%
English 10%
Irish 4.4%
Welsh 4.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
German 1.4%
Norwegian 1.4%
African 0.8%
European 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Dutch 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Royal (27806)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Aurora 583 $42,000
Alliance 781 $35,250
Bath 275 $58,125
Bayboro 741 $35,769
Bridgeton 328 $35,833
Stonewall 285 $45,000
Vandemere 289 $40,556
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