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North Aurora, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of North Aurora had a population of 17,777 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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North Aurora, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,777
Daytime Population: Workers 5,699
Daytime Population: Residents 8,401
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,100
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 16,989
Population in Familes 14,718
Population in Group Qrtrs 788
Population Density2 2,457
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $87,897
Average Household Income $110,129
Per Capita Income $38,802


Total Housing Units 6,412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,054 (78.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,105 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 253 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $255,028
Average Home Value $293,568


Total Households 6,159
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 4,553
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 0.76% 0.37%
Households 0.64% 0.3%
Families 0.68% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

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, 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 # 146 89th
Population Density # 185 87th
Diversity Index # 142 90th
Median Household Income # 112 92nd
Per Capita Income # 145 89th

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