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Aurora is a township in Kane County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Aurora. For links to other places called Aurora, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Aurora is 41.768N. The longitude is -88.318W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 689 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 126,419.


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Median household income
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$44,639
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Aurora demographic reports
The township encompasses the communities of Aurora, North Aurora, and Montgomery.

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15% of Aurora residents report German ancestry, and 7% 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 $17,217, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Aurora residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Aurora include Stolp Island Historic District, West Side Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Aurora, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $564.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,094.


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Libraries in Aurora include Aurora Public Library, Eola Road Branch, Messenger Public Library of North Aurora, West Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Aurora include Beacon News

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Kane 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 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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