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East Aurora, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of East Aurora had a population of 6,158 as of July 1, 2016. East Aurora ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for East Aurora is located at latitude 42.7668 and longitude -78.617 in Erie County. The formal boundaries for the Village of East Aurora (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 919 feet.

The Village of East Aurora (GNIS ID: 2391649) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of East Aurora is located within Town of Aurora, a minor civil division (MCD) of Erie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Aurora population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Aurora: Lower Village, Upper Village.

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East Aurora, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,158
Population in Households 5,807
Population in Familes 4,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 351
Population Density1 2,452
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 2,527
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,631
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,704 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,925 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 602 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $180,556
Average Home Value $200,623


Median Household Income $64,766
Average Household Income $94,709
Per Capita Income $40,076
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.08%
Households 0.04% 0.06%
Families 0.29% -0.05%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

East Aurora, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Aurora to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 300 75th
Population Density1 # 348 71st
Diversity Index2 # 1094 8th
Median Household Income # 494 59th
Per Capita Income # 319 73rd

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