Aurora, IL

197,107 Population
44.9 square miles 4,391.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.5%
was 1.6%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IL
Population Density
4,391.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.0%
was 51.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
23.8%
was 25.0%
Ranked 7th Highest in IL
Percent Under 18
29.0%
was 30.6%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IL
Percent 65 and Over
9.0%
was 7.7%
Ranked 17th Highest in IL

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.4
was 5.8
Ranked 15th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
12.3%
was 14.6%
Ranked 9th Lowest in IL
Median Household Income
$63,967
was $63,355
Ranked 8th Highest in IL
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.4
44.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
4.5
was 2.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
323.3
was 299.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,536.6
was 1,481.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
67,237
was 64,747
Ranked 2nd Highest in IL
Median Rent
$1,087
was $1,095
Ranked 7th Highest in IL
Total Building Permits
154
was 74
 
Occupied Housing Units
62,913
was 61,166
 
Homeownership Rate
62.9%
was 61.9%
Ranked 10th Highest in IL
Single Family Building Permits
154
was 74
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,497.7
was 1,442.2
Ranked 9th Highest in IL
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.6%
was 13.3%
Ranked 14th Highest in IL
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.1
was 3.3
Ranked 3rd Highest in IL
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.3
was 1.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.8
was 0.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.0%
was 97.3%
Ranked 16th Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
84.8%
Ranked 16th Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.5%
was 98.2%
Ranked 14th Highest in IL

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
79.5%
was 76.1%
Ranked 16th Highest in IL
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
32.4%
was 29.8%
Ranked 13th Highest in IL

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