North Aurora, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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North Aurora, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of North Aurora had a population of 18,263 as of July 1, 2018. North Aurora ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Aurora is located at latitude 41.8087 and longitude -88.342 in Kane County. The formal boundaries for the Village of North Aurora (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Kane County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 679 feet.

The Village of North Aurora (GNIS ID: 2399508) 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 North Aurora is located within Township of Aurora, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kane County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Aurora population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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North Aurora, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,263
Population in Households 17,461
Population in Familes 15,149
Population in Group Qrtrs 802
Population Density2 2,524
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $88,447
Average Household Income $112,454
Per Capita Income $39,709


Total Housing Units 6,667 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,003 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,370 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 294 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $260,541
Average Home Value $298,950


Total Households 6,373
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 4,694
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.0% 0.62%
Households 0.98% 0.63%
Families 0.97% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

North Aurora, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Aurora to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 142 90th
Population Density # 177 87th
Diversity Index # 142 90th
Median Household Income # 127 91st
Per Capita Income # 157 89th

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