The Aurora Census Designated Place had a population of 190 as of July 1, 2015. Aurora ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Aurora is located at latitude 39.3254 and longitude -79.5546 in Preston County. The formal boundaries for the Aurora Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Preston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,644 feet.
The Aurora Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Aurora population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Aurora: Carmel, German Settlement, Mount Carmel, Old Town, West Union.
|Population in Households||190|
|Population in Familes||161|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||98 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||68 (69.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||15 (15.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||15 (15.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$138,000|
|Average Home Value||$158,456|
|Median Household Income||$42,276|
|Average Household Income||$49,856|
|Per Capita Income||$20,786|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.66%|
|Per Capita Income||1.76%|
The table below compares Aurora to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 353||12th|
|Population Density1||# 390||3rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 307||24th|
|Median Household Income||# 97||76th|
|Per Capita Income||# 177||56th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.