Aurora 78 Exceptional
Aurora Livability #64 ranked city in Oregon#2,109 ranked city in the USARanks better than 92% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Aurora

  • Commute

    High commute scores indicates that public transit should be easily accessible in this area and the average commute time to work is less than average.

  • Crime

    With a lower than average crime rate per 100,000 people, this area could be considered a very safe place to live. Crime rates are based on both violent and property crimes.

  • Employment

    The combination of higher than average median home income, income per capita and low unemployment rates results in a score that is well above average in the employment category.

  • Housing

    This area has received high scores in the housing category. This could be due to a positive home affordability ratio, high appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Health & Safety

    A high score in the health and safety category is a result of good air quality and the accessibility to health facilities such as hospitals, clinics, doctors, pharmacies and fire stations.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Cost Of Living

    Based on the most recent cost of living data, this area is more expensive to live in. You can expect to pay more for everyday goods and services, housing, groceries and utilities.

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      Aurora transportation information

      Statistic Aurora Oregon National
      Average one way commute33min23min26min
      Workers who drive to work72.7%71.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.6%10.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.8%4.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%2.4%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.8%3.9%2.8%
      Working from home13.2%6.4%4.6%
      Source: The Aurora, OR data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).