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Aurora is a city in Hamilton County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Aurora, IL.

The latitude of Aurora is 40.867N. The longitude is -98.003W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,791 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,247.


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Median household income
Local
$37,690
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Aurora demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Spafford's Grove
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Hamilton County Fair - July 26-29, 2007
  • A-ROR-N Days - June 21-24, 2007
  • Fam Fest - Sept 7-8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Aurora web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Plainsman Museum, Edgerton Explorit Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Aurora demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hamilton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68818 ZIP code.

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Aurora Web sites

Ancestry & family history

41% of Aurora residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Aurora ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Aurora was $17,309, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

21% of Aurora residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Aurora festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Aurora, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $329.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $779.


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Libraries in Aurora include Alice M. Farr Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Aurora include Aurora News Register

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Politics

Hamilton 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 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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