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Aurora, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Aurora had a population of 637 as of July 1, 2023.

The primary coordinate point for Aurora is located at latitude 42.754 and longitude -76.7024 in Cayuga County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Aurora encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cayuga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5).

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

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Aurora, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 637 (100%)
Population in Households 285 (44.7%)
Population in Families 211 (33.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 352 (55.3%)
Population Density 693
Diversity Index2 29


Median Household Income $76,309
Average Household Income $103,806
% of Income for Mortgage4 23%
Per Capita Income $24,153
Wealth Index5 104
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (57.9)


Total HU (Housing Units) 191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 118 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (25.7%)
Median Home Value $294,444
Average Home Value $431,568
Housing Affordability Index3 93


Total Households 142
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 74
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population 1.50% -0.13%
Households 0.88% 0.00%
Families   0.00%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
Owner Occupied HU   0.50%

Aurora, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aurora to the other 1,293 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 974 25th
Population Density # 842 35th
Median Household Income # 629 51st
Housing Affordability Index # 585 45th
Per Capita Income # 1244 4th
Diversity Index # 709 45th

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