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People

Total Population 705
Male Share of the Population 54%
Female Share of the Population 46%
Senior Citizens 10.9%
Employed Population 16+ 436
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 53.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30%
Median Earnings25+ $32,813
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $9,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,667

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,500
% Above Poverty Level 92.1%
% Below Poverty Level 7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.5%
Median Gross Rent $565
Median House Value $126,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.8%
US/American 0%
English 6.4%
Irish 11.9%

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

Aurora Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles N of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 175 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Brookings
Standard Zip Codes 57002
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.284
Longitude -96.685

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 BROOKINGS 2 NE
Distance 4.6 miles
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
Distance 24.2 miles
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
Station CLEAR LAKE
Distance 32.2 miles
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brookings 22,974 $60,250
Bruce 168 $71,250
Elkton 728 $70,000
Flandreau 2,082 $48,482
Volga 2,401 $64,032
White 490 $58,333

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

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