Aurora, NY

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2022 Population
692
6.61% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
21.5
1.42% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.76%
1.77% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$81,500
5.44% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$261,400
14.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
407
5.35% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Aurora, NY had a population of 692 people with a median age of 21.5 and a median household income of $81,500. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Aurora, NY declined from 741 to 692, a −6.61% decrease and its median household income grew from $77,292 to $81,500, a 5.44% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Aurora, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.1%), Other (Hispanic) (7.08%), White (Hispanic) (4.48%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.32%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.31%).

None of the households in Aurora, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.3% of the residents in Aurora, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Aurora, NY are Wells College (59 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Aurora, NY was $261,400, and the homeownership rate was 72.9%.

Most people in Aurora, NY walked to work, and the average commute time was 11 minutes. The average car ownership in Aurora, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Aurora, NY is home to a population of 692 people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.17% of Aurora, NY residents were born outside of the country (15 people).

In 2022, there were 11.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (568 people) in Aurora, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 49 Other (Hispanic) and 31 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.3%
2022 Citizenship
98.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.3% of Aurora, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Aurora, NY was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Aurora, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    568 ± 92
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    49 ± 49
  3. White (Hispanic)
    31 ± 35
13.9%
Hispanic Population
96 people

In 2022, there were 11.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (568 people) in Aurora, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 49 Other (Hispanic) and 31 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.9% of the people in Aurora, NY are hispanic (96 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    505,872 ± 17,239 people
  2. China
    415,960 ± 15,668 people
  3. Jamaica
    230,433 ± 11,717 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,872 New York residents, followed by China with 415,960 and Jamaica with 230,433.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.17%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
15 people
1.48%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11 people

As of 2022, 2.17% of Aurora, NY residents (15 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Aurora, NY was 1.48%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    11 ± 20
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3 ± 14
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 18

Aurora, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Aurora, NY employs 407 people. The largest industries in Aurora, NY are Educational Services (167 people), Retail Trade (51 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (46 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,833), Other Services Except Public Administration ($45,417), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($13,750).

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,694. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

407
2022 Value
± 125
−5.35%
1 Year decline
± 44.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Aurora, NY declined at a rate of −5.35%, from 430 employees to 407 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Aurora, NY, are Sales & Related Occupations (51 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (50 people), and Management Occupations (47 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Aurora, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

407
2022 Value
± 125
−5.35%
1 Year decline
± 44.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Aurora, NY declined at a rate of −5.35%, from 430 employees to 407 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Aurora, NY, are Educational Services (167 people), Retail Trade (51 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (46 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Aurora, NY, though some of these residents may live in Aurora, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$8,550
Median earning men ± $4,251
$4,674
Median earning women ± $3,650

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($39,688), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($36,250), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($16,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($11,607), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($7,422), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($4,024).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.74%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.56M people employed in New York. This represents a 2.74% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 19.7%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New York went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 60.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (37.5%), followed by Other (0.813%).

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New York

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Chuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Aurora, NY awarded 59 degrees. The student population of Aurora, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 156 male students and 201 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Aurora, NY are White (32 and 54.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (12 and 20.3%), Black or African American (7 and 11.9%), and Unknown (5 and 8.47%).

The largest universities in Aurora, NY by number of degrees awarded are Wells College (59 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Aurora, NY are General Biological Sciences (17 and 28.8%), General Business Administration & Management (9 and 15.3%), and Creative Writing (4 and 6.78%).

The median tuition cost in Aurora, NY for private four year colleges is $32,362.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Aurora, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 87.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 10.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 357 (43.7% men and 56.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 357 students enrolled in Aurora, NY, 43.7% men and 56.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 165 records, of which 64.8% were women and 35.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 17 degrees awarded
  2. 9 degrees awarded
  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Aurora, NY was General Biological Sciences with 17 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Aurora, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
59 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wells College with 59 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 22 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Aurora, NY, which is 0.595 times less than the 37 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 32 degrees mean that there were 2.67 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 12 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($32,362) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,500) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,050) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.7% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.75% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.04M), Bachelors Degree (3.33M), and Some college (2.79M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Aurora, NY was $261,400 in 2022, which is 0.927 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $228,700 to $261,400, a 14.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Aurora, NY is 72.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Aurora, NY have an average commute time of 11 minutes, and they walked to work. Car ownership in Aurora, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$261,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$30,774
$102
Median Property Taxes
±$37

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Aurora, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Aurora, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.9%
Homeownership
2022
62.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.9% of the housing units in Aurora, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.4%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Aurora, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$81,500
Median Household Income
± $11,685
140
Number of Households
± 40

In 2022, the median household income of the 140 households in Aurora, NY grew to $81,500 from the previous year's value of $77,292.

The following chart displays the households in Aurora, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Aurora, NY is from New York.
0.494
2022 Wage GINI in New York
0.493
2021 Wage GINI in New York

In 2022, the income inequality in New York was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.125% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Walked (36.9%)
  2. Drove Alone (34.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (14.8%)

In 2022, 36.9% of workers in Aurora, NY walked to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (34.6%) and those who worked at home (14.8%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

11 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Aurora, NY have a shorter commute time (11 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.619% of the workforce in Aurora, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Aurora, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Aurora, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.76% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Aurora, NY (28 out of 287 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 65 - 74 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Aurora, NY is White, followed by Asian and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

97.5% of the population of Aurora, NY has health coverage, with 51.7% on employee plans, 5.2% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 24.3% on non-group plans, and 1.45% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cayuga County, NY see 3829 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.726% decrease from the previous year (3857 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2172 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 484 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,829 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cayuga County, NY

Primary care physicians in Cayuga County, NY see an average of 3,829 patients per year. This represents a 0.726% decrease from the previous year (3,857 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cayuga County, NY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 13.4% under 18 years, 59.4% between 18 and 34 years, 9.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.46%
Uninsured
51.7%
Employer Coverage
5.2%
Medicaid
14.9%
Medicare
24.3%
Non-Group
1.45%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Aurora, NY declined by 27.2% from 3.37% to 2.46%.

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