Aurora, Texas

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Aurora, Texas

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Comparative Profile of Aurora, Texas

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Racial Diversity 5 1
Age of the Population 5 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 5
Senior Citizens 2 3
Female Share of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 9 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 6
College Educated Adults 4 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 6
Median Family Income 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
People Living Alone 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2

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Aurora Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles NW of North Richland Hills, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 25 miles NW of Fort Worth, Texas
County Wise
Standard Zip Codes 76078
Phone Area Codes 940
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.06
Longitude -97.503

Aurora Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station DENTON 2 SE
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 76 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Distance 28.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 97 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
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Aurora Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 853 100%
Male 435 51%
Female 418 49%
Under 18 225 26.4%
18+ 628 73.6%
65+ 88 10.3%
Median Age 36.8
Average Family Size 3.11
White 806 94.5%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 17 2%
Other 13 1.5%
Mixed Race 13 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 34 4%

Estimated Aurora Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,007
Growth 154
Growth % 18.1%

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) 31.3%
US/American 26.6%
German 9.4%
Irish 7.8%
Italian 4.4%
English 3.9%
Dutch 3.6%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Scottish 2.5%
Norwegian 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Russian 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
African 0.7%
Polish 0.7%
Dutch West Indian 0.5%
Danish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Aurora 853 $36,731
Azle 9,600 $51,660
Boyd 1,099 $40,781
Haslet 1,134 $77,979
Newark 887 $39,028
Pelican Bay 1,505 $32,656
Rhome 551 $45,625
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