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Aurora is a city in Marion County, in the Salem metro area.

The community was named for the daughter of Dr. William Keil, settler

The latitude of Aurora is 45.231N. The longitude is -122.754W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 157 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 657.


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$55,938
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Aurora demographic reports
Aurora is on the Pudding River
Historic sites and museums: Old Aurora Colony Museum

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27% of Aurora residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Aurora ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Aurora was $24,839, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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41% of Aurora residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Aurora, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $618.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,513.


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Marion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Aurora political report.

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The average commute time for Aurora workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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