North Aurora, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 10,585. Estimated population in 2021: 14,394 (+36.0% change)
Males: 5,231 (49.4%), Females: 5,354 (50.6%)

Kane County

Zip code: 60542

Median resident age: 33.7 years
Median household income: $58,557
Median house value: $149,400

Races in North Aurora:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.9%)
  • Hispanic (9.7%)
  • Black (4.5%)
  • Other race (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (32.9%), Irish (17.3%), Polish (9.1%), English (7.9%), Italian (5.1%), Swedish (4.7%).

Elevation: 730 feet

Land area: 5.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in North Aurora

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Aurora village

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

8.0% Foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 2.9% Asia, 1.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,286 (+68.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near North Aurora:

  • MERCY CENTER FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES (about 4 miles; AURORA, IL)
  • DELNOR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; GENEVA, IL)
  • RUSH COPLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; AURORA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to North Aurora:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 32 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 41 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 59 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to North Aurora:

  • DUPAGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO/WEST CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: DPA)
  • AURORA MUNI (about 10 miles; CHICAGO/AURORA, IL; Abbreviation: ARR)
  • CLOW INTL (about 18 miles; BOLINGBROOK, IL; Abbreviation: 1C5)
Amtrak stations near North Aurora:

  • 13 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: PLANO (MAIN ST. WEST OF CENTER ST.)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Aurora:

  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 14 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 16 miles; WHEATON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,684)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; LISLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (about 19 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; Full-time enrollment: 15,545)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
Public primary/middle schools in North Aurora:

  • JEWEL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 944; Location: 1501 WATERFORD RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FEARN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 543; Location: 1600 HAWKSLEY LANE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GOODWIN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 491; Location: 18 POPLAR ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SCHNEIDER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 418; Location: 304 BANBURY RD; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in North Aurora:

  • MESSENGER P.L. OF NORTH AURORA (Operating income: $419,674; Location: 14 E. STATE ST.; 49,854 books; 871 audio materials; 1,806 video materials)

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