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North Aurora

  •   State: 
    Illinois
      County: 
    Kane County
      City: 
    North Aurora
      County FIPS: 
    17089
      Coordinates: 
    41°48′31″N 88°20′31″W
      Area total: 
    7.81 sq mi (20.22 km²)
      Area land: 
    7.56 sq mi (19.57 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.25 sq mi (0.65 km²)
      Established: 
    1834; Incorporated 1905
  •   Latitude: 
    41,8099
      Longitude: 
    -88,3396
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    60542
      GMAP: 

    North Aurora, Kane County, Illinois, United States

  •   Population: 
    18,261
      Population density: 
    2,416.44 residents per square mile of area (932.99/km²)
      Household income: 
    $67,142
      Households: 
    5,343
      Unemployment rate: 
    10.10%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.00%
      Income taxes: 
    3.00%

North Aurora is a village in Kane County, Illinois, United States, and a suburb of Chicago. Per the 2020 census, the population was 18,261. North Aurora maintains its own public library district, fire district, and police department, but public spaces and parks are managed by the neighboring Fox Valley Park District. The 1880 US Census was the first federal census to use the place-name "Village of North Aurora". It was formally incorporated in 1905. The village has 28 police officers with one chief and two deputy chiefs. It is located in southeastern Kane County at 41°4831N 88°2031W (41.808736, -88.341981). It is bordered to the south and east by the city of Aurora and to the north by the town of Batavia. The Fox River runs northsouth through the village, with access from Exits 114 and 117. The highway leads east 23 miles (37 km) to Hillside in the Chicago suburbs and west 117 miles (188km) to the Quad Cities. Downtown Chicago is 38 miles (61 km) east of North aurora. According to the 2010 census, North Aurora has a total area of 7.396 square miles (19.16 km²) (or 97.08%) are land and 0.216 sq miles (0.56 km²), (or 2.92%) are water. In the 2000 census, there were 10,585 people, 4,019 households, and 2,833 families residing in the village.

History

North Aurora was named due to its location north of Aurora, Illinois. The 1880 US Census was the first federal census to use the place-name "Village of North Aurora" It was formally incorporated in 1905. Schneider Elementary School, on the east side of the Fox River, is named after John Peter Schneider, a German immigrant who established a mill and dam in the area in 1834. North Aurora was known as "Schneider's Mill" or "SchNeider's Crossing" in its early history. It is now a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, with a population of around 2,000. It was named after Schneider, who moved to the area around 1834, and set up a mill in the early 1800s. The town is now home to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, which was founded in 1828. It also has a chapter of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, which opened in 1838. It has a high school, North Aurora High School, and an elementary school, which were all founded in the mid-19th century. The village is located on the north bank of theFox River, near the town of Aurora. The Fox River runs through North Aurora, and the village is on the south side of it. The city is also on the Illinois Turnpike, which runs through the town and into the city of Chicago. The North Aurora area was once known as the "Town of Aurora" and "The Town of the River".

Public services

The village has 28 police officers with one chief and two deputy chiefs. North Aurora's own district was absorbed into its neighbor, Aurora, in the early 1960s. School-age children in North Aurora attend five public schools in the West Aurora Public School District 129, regardless of which side of the river they live on. A few dozen homes in the far northeastern section of the village, in which the children attend Batavia School District 101, are part of the North Aurora Fire Protection District. Village Ordinance #21 created and chartered North Aurora Village Fire Department in 1908 as a volunteer service. On July 7, 1958, the department was renamed North Aurora and Countryside Fire protection District. On November 1, 1993, the district hired a fire chief as its first full-time employee and a month later hired two full- time firefighters. Station #1 opened in 1963 at the corner of State and Monroe and Station #2 opened on March 16, 2007, at 2201 Tanner Road. The village constructed a new police headquarters at 200 S Lincolnway Street (IL Rt 31) in 2010. While an independent entity, there is some limited dependency on the Aurora Police Department. For example, calling North Aurora police when the front desk is unattended will result in the call being answered by the Aurora police department 911 Center. The fire department covers areas outside of North Aurora limits. The district hired its first fire chief in 1993. The department hired its second fire chief on November 1 of 1993.

Geography

North Aurora is located in southeastern Kane County at 41°4831N 88°2031W (41.808736, -88.341981) It is bordered to the south and east by the city of Aurora. The Fox River runs northsouth through the village. Downtown Chicago is 38 miles (61 km) east of North Aurora. According to the 2010 census, North Aurora has a total area of 7.396 square miles (19.16 km²), of which 7.18 square miles. (18.60 km²) (or 97.08%) are land and 0.216 sq miles (0.56 km²). (or 2.92%) are water. The village is located on the banks of the Fox River, which runs through the center of the town. It is also bordered by the cities of Aurora and Batavia. Interstate 88 runs along the southern boundary of the village, with access from Exits 114 and 117. The highway leads east 23 miles (37 km) to Hillside in the Chicago suburbs and west 117 miles (188km) to the Quad Cities. It also leads west 117 years (188 km) from North Aurora to downtown Chicago, which is located just to the east. It has a population of 1,856. The town is located at 41.4 square miles and has a land area of 19.16 square miles, or 97.0 km². The 2010 census estimates the village's population at 1,744.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 10,585 people, 4,019 households, and 2,833 families residing in the village. There were 4,220 housing units at an average density of 818.0 per square mile (315.8/km²) The racial makeup of the village was 87.71% White, 4.48% African American, 0.21% Native American, 2.54% Asian, 3.03% Pacific Islander, and 3.33% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.68% of the population. The North Aurora Special Census that took place during the summer of 2007 indicated a new village population of 15,893. This is an increase of 2,129 residents, or 15.5% from the last special census that was conducted in 2004. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.14. The median income was $58,557, and the median income for a family was $70,780. About 1.9% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of people age 65 or over were below the poverty line. The per capita income for the village in 2007 was $25,552. The US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of anyrace. The population of North Aurora in 2010 is expected to be around 15,000.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in North Aurora, Kane County, Illinois = 46.3. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 60. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 69. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in North Aurora = 3.5 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 18,261 individuals with a median age of 34.5 age the population grows by 34.50% in North Aurora, Kane County, Illinois population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,416.44 residents per square mile of area (932.99/km²). There are average 2.64 people per household in the 5,343 households with an average household income of $67,142 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 10.10% of the available work force and has dropped -4.37% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 21.16%. The number of physicians in North Aurora per 100,000 population = 132.5.

Weather

The annual rainfall in North Aurora = 35.3 inches and the annual snowfall = 29.2 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 106. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 192. 85 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 13.4 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 45, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in North Aurora, Kane County, Illinois which are owned by the occupant = 74.14%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 14 years with median home cost = $224,240 and home appreciation of -10.90%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $19.77 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,872 per student. There are 18.6 students for each teacher in the school, 1138 students for each Librarian and 1122 students for each Counselor. 7.32% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 21.75% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 9.26% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • North Aurora's population in Kane County, Illinois of 1,009 residents in 1900 has increased 18,1-fold to 18,261 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 49.89% female residents and 50.11% male residents live in North Aurora, Kane County, Illinois.

    As of 2020 in North Aurora, Kane County, Illinois are married and the remaining 34.55% are single population.

  • 28.9 minutes is the average time that residents in North Aurora require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    89.12% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 5.55% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.21% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.60% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in North Aurora, Kane County, Illinois, 74.14% are owner-occupied homes, another 20.44% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.42% are vacant.

  • The 54.47% of the population in North Aurora, Kane County, Illinois who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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