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Aurora is a town in Erie County, in the Buffalo-Cheektowaga metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Aurora. For links to other places called Aurora, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Aurora is 42.740N. The longitude is -78.631W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,073 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 13,996.


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$51,939
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:
· Willink
Dairy farming was important to early economy.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Aurora demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Erie 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 14139 ZIP code.

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29% of Aurora residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $24,530, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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36% of Aurora residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Aurora include Roycroft Campus ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Aurora, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $456.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,221.


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Libraries in Aurora include Aurora Town Public Library ... View libraries

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Erie County supported John Kerry 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 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Aurora include Roycroft Inn.

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