Aurora, Illinois 

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Population

200,661

102% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.7%

Median Income

$63,569

Avg. Home Price

$179,000

Best Places to Live in Aurora, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan
Pros
-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime

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What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


QUICK FACTS

City: Aurora
Zip Codes: 60506 60504 60502 60503
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Aurora is 5.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Aurora jobs have increased by 1.52%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Aurora's cost of living is 1.90% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Aurora's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Aurora's population is 200,661 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 101.51%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 12 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Aurora is $179,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.69%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Aurora public schools spend $10,837 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.7 students per teacher in Aurora. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Aurora

It's a good time to buy in Aurora. Home Appreciation is up 6.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Aurora Real Estate.

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Reviews for Aurora   17 Reviews
Hometown - 2/10/2016
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Winters too long! - 9/22/2012
Winters too long,cold and snowy, i dread it more every year! Will retire out of here in a few... Read More

Quality of Life - 4/18/2012
I have lived in Aurora, or nearby, for 22 years. As with any community, it has changes with the times. Quality of life can only be determined by the individual, not by... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN AURORA, ILLINOIS
60506 60504 60502 60503
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