Aurora strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in South Dakota):
Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
Comparing Aurora to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in South Dakota (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||50 miles N of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||175 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Standard Zip Codes||57002|
|Phone Area Codes||605|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||BROOKINGS 2 NE|
|Jan Temp||0 to 22 F|
|Apr Temp||33 to 56 F|
|Jul Temp||59 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||34 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||22.8 inches|
|Station||WENTWORTH 2 WNW|
|Jan Temp||3 to 24 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||24.7 inches|
|Jan Temp||-1 to 20 F|
|Apr Temp||32 to 54 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 82 F|
|Oct Temp||34 to 58 F|
|Annual Precip||25.7 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.03|
|American Indian & Alaskan||7||1.4%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||0||0%|
|Est. 2005 Population||458|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|French (except Basque)||2.7%|
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