East Aurora, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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East Aurora, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of East Aurora had a population of 6,234 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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East Aurora, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,234
Daytime Population: Workers 4,921
Daytime Population: Residents 3,093
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,014
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.29
Population in Households 5,885
Population in Familes 4,817
Population in Group Qrtrs 349
Population Density2 2,482
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $69,569
Average Household Income $103,108
Per Capita Income $43,166


Total Housing Units 2,709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,945 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 597 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $184,148
Average Home Value $208,235


Total Households 2,541
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,637
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% 0.08%
Households 0.11% 0.14%
Families 0.3% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

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, 2017 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 # 302 75th
Population Density # 345 71st
Diversity Index # 1100 8th
Median Household Income # 481 60th
Per Capita Income # 302 75th

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