Aurora, Utah

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Aurora, Utah

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High Points

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

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Aurora Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Aurora Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 14% Aurora Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Aurora, Utah

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 3
Male Share of the Population 6 1
Racial Diversity 5 4
Female Share of the Population 5 10
Senior Citizens 3 8
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3
Age of the Population 2 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
Median Family Income 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
College Educated Adults 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Working at Home 9 8
Short Commute Times 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Affordability of Rents 3 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 4
People Living Alone 1 4

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Aurora Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 91 miles S of Provo, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 258 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Sevier
P.O. Box Zip Codes 84620
Phone Area Codes 435
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.922
Longitude -111.933

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 SALINA
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 39 F
Apr Temp 31 to 64 F
Jul Temp 54 to 91 F
Oct Temp 31 to 67 F
Annual Precip 9.8 inches
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 41 F
Apr Temp 31 to 64 F
Jul Temp 52 to 89 F
Oct Temp 32 to 68 F
Annual Precip 8.5 inches
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 40 F
Apr Temp 31 to 65 F
Jul Temp 52 to 92 F
Oct Temp 33 to 69 F
Annual Precip 9.4 inches
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Aurora Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 947 100%
Male 458 48.4%
Female 489 51.6%
Under 18 314 33.2%
18+ 633 66.8%
65+ 116 12.2%
Median Age 32.1
Average Family Size 3.38
White 925 97.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 6 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.5%
Other 8 0.8%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.4%

Estimated Aurora Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 942
Growth -5
Growth % -0.5%

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
English 33.5%
Danish 17.8%
US/American 10.2%
German 8.5%
Norwegian 7.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.9%
European 3%
Swedish 2.7%
Scottish 2.7%
Dutch 1.4%
Italian 1.1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Scandinavian 0.8%
Irish 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Lebanese 0.3%
Slovene 0.3%
Australian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Aurora 947 $50,000
Centerfield 1,048 $38,462
Glenwood 437 $47,396
Redmond 788 $41,875
Richfield 6,847 $40,284
Salina 2,393 $38,816
Sigurd 430 $36,250
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