Aurora demographics profile

StatisticAuroraIllinoisNational
Population200,90712,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,47722291
Median age32.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1857%44%43%
Speak English55%77%79%
Speak Spanish37%13%13%
Aurora, IL has a population of 200,907 and is the 114th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,477 per sq mi which is 1914% higher than the Illinois average and 4841% higher than the national average. The median age in Aurora is 32 which is approximately 14% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Aurora, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 55% speak English and 37% speak Spanish. 58% of Aurora residents were born in Illinois, 15% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 25% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Aurora is 1914% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Aurora is 14% lower than Illinois.
  • In Aurora 56.53% of the population is White.
  • In Aurora 10.16% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Aurora 7.72% of the population is Asian.

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Aurora population breakdown by race

RaceAuroraIllinoisNational
White56.53%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American10.16%14.30%12.63%
Asian7.72%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.39%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.74%2.34%3.06%
Other race22.40%5.86%4.75%
In Aurora, 42.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Aurora, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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