Aurora demographics profile

StatisticAuroraSouth DakotaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,4571191
Median age31.036.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%59%55%
Speak English97%94%79%
Speak Spanish1%2%13%
Aurora, SD has a population of 695 and is the 17,517th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,457 per sq mi which is 13374% higher than the South Dakota average and 1508% higher than the national average. The median age in Aurora is 31 which is approximately 16% lower than the South Dakota average of 37. In Aurora, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 69% of Aurora residents were born in South Dakota, 29% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Aurora is 13374% higher than South Dakota.
  • The median age in Aurora is 16% lower than South Dakota.
  • In Aurora 97.12% of the population is White.
  • In Aurora 1.15% of the population is African American.
  • In Aurora 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Aurora population breakdown by race

RaceAuroraSouth DakotaNational
African American1.15%1.65%12.63%
American Indian0.72%8.72%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race1.01%2.61%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.88%4.75%
In Aurora, 2.6% 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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Aurora age breakdown

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