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Relocating to Aurora Illinois
Aurora is the second most populous city in the state of Illinois, and the 111th largest city in the United States. According to the U.S. census, the population in 2010 was 197,899.
Once a mid-sized manufacturing city, Aurora has enjoyed tremedous growth due to urban sprawl over the past 50 years. Originally founded within Kane County, Aurora’s city limits and population now spill over into DuPage, Will and Kendall counties. From 2000 to 2009, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked the city as the 46th fastest growing city with a population of over 100,000.
There were 62,404 households, averaging a value of $205,600 per household. The average household size was 3.3. 26.1% of housing units were in multi-unit structures.
In the city, the population was spread out with 9.1% under the age of 5, 31.6% under the age of 18, and 6.5% who were 65 years of age or older. Females made up 50.4% of the population.
The median income for a household in the city was $60,689. The per capita income for the city was $25,491. 11.9% of the population was under the poverty line. As of 2007, there were 11,359 firms in the city, with 11.1% African American owned firms, 1% Native American owned firms, 8.2% Asian American owned firms, and 12.5% Hispanic owned firms. Additionally, women owned 34.2% of firms.
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