Aurora, NY

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Population

687

0.866% decline

Poverty Rate

1.51%


Median Age

21.5


Median Household Income

$75,288

0.446% decline

Number of Employees

383

1.79% decline

Median Property Value

$197,500

15.6% growth

About

In 2017, Aurora, NY had a population of 687 people with a median age of 21.5 and a median household income of $75,288. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Aurora, NY declined from 693 to 687, a -0.866% decrease and its median household income declined from $75,625 to $75,288, a -0.446% decrease.

The population of Aurora, NY is 69.7% White Alone, 12.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.32% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Aurora, NY speak a non-English language, and 94.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Aurora, NY are Wells College (123 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Aurora, NY is $197,500, and the homeownership rate is 70.4%. Most people in Aurora, NY commute by Walked, and the average commute time is 12.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Aurora, NY is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Cayuga Lake, the longest of central New York's glacial Finger Lakes.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for New York.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in New York (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New York across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

The economy of Aurora, NY employs 383 people. The largest industries in Aurora, NY are Educational Services (200 people), Accommodation & Food Services (38 people), and Manufacturing (20 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,917), Transportation & Warehousing ($67,917), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,250).

Median household income in Aurora, NY is $75,288. Males in Aurora, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Aurora, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$75,288

2017 value

± $12,422

-0.446%

1 Year Growth

± 19.2%

Households in Aurora, NY have a median annual income of $75,288, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $75,625 in 2016, which represents a -0.446% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Aurora, NY compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in New York made 1.3 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in New York by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in New York by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Aurora, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 410

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Aurora, NY was Census Tract 410 with a value of $63,971, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Aurora, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

1.51% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Aurora, NY (4 out of 265 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    4 ± 55

  2. Hispanic

    4 ± 55

  3. White

    0 ± 56

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Aurora, NY is Black, followed by Hispanic and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

383

2017 Value

± 113

-1.79%

1 Year decline

± 39.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Aurora, NY declined at a rate of -1.79%, from 390 employees to 383 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Aurora, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (74 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (73 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (33 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Aurora, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Aurora, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (74 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (73 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (33 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Aurora, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (4.77 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (3.52 times), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (3.15 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Aurora, NY, by median earnings, are Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($73,750), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($62,188), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($46,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

383

2017 Value

± 113

-1.79%

1 Year decline

± 39.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Aurora, NY declined at a rate of -1.79%, from 390 employees to 383 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Aurora, NY, are Educational Services (200 people), Accommodation & Food Services (38 people), and Manufacturing (20 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Aurora, NY, though some of these residents may live in Aurora, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Aurora, NY, by number of employees, are Educational Services (200 people), Accommodation & Food Services (38 people), and Manufacturing (20 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Aurora, NY has an unusually high number of Educational Services (5.63 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.53 times), and Utilities (2.56 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Aurora, NY, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,917), Transportation & Warehousing ($67,917), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,250).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $72.7B

  2. $54.2B

  3. $50B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $72.7B, followed by Electronics ($54.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($50B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$615B

2020 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

38.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound New York trade was $615B. This is expected to increase 38.9% to $854B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $37.7B

  2. $32.1B

  3. $20.7B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $37.7B, followed by Pennsylvania with $32.1B and Connecticut and $20.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

96.8% of the population of Aurora, NY has health coverage, with 50.2% on employee plans, 19.2% on Medicaid, 10% on Medicare, 15.4% on non-group plans, and 1.89% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Aurora, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Aurora, NY see 3404 patients per year on average, which represents a 5% decrease from the previous year (3583 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2225 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 613 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,404 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Cayuga County, NY see an average of 3,404 patients per year. This represents a 5% decrease from the previous year (3,583 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cayuga County, NY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.2%

Uninsured

50.2%

Employer Coverage

19.2%

Medicaid

10%

Medicare

15.4%

Non-Group

1.89%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Aurora, NY declined by 20.7% from 4.04% to 3.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Aurora, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Aurora, NY is home to a population of 687 people, from which 94.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 10.2% of Aurora, NY residents were born outside of the country (70 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Aurora, NY is composed of 479 White Alone residents (69.7%), 85 Hispanic or Latino residents (12.4%), 64 Two or More Races residents (9.32%), 40 Black or African American Alone residents (5.82%), 19 Asian Alone residents (2.77%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

22

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

21

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Aurora, NY was 21.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 22, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 21. But people in Aurora, NY are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Aurora, NY residents was 22.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

70 people

12.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

88 people

As of 2017, 10.2% of Aurora, NY residents (70 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Aurora, NY was 12.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Aurora, NY compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 New York residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

94.2%

2017 Citizenship

92.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.2% of Aurora, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Aurora, NY was 92.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Aurora, NY compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    479 ± 112

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    85 ± 74

  3. Two or More Races

    64 ± 76.8

In 2017, there were 5.64 times more White Alone residents (479 people) in Aurora, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 85 Hispanic or Latino and 64 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Aurora, NY as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    10 ± 17

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    5 ± 17

  3. Korea

    2 ± 11

Aurora, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Aurora, NY awarded 123 degrees. The student population of Aurora, NY is skewed towards women, with 177 male students and 311 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Aurora, NY are White (83 and 67.5%), followed by Unknown (14 and 11.4%), Black or African American (11 and 8.94%), and Hispanic or Latino (8 and 6.5%).

The largest universities in Aurora, NY by number of degrees awarded are Wells College (123 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Aurora, NY are General Psychology (17 and 13.8%), General Biological Sciences (14 and 11.4%), and General Business Administration & Management (12 and 9.76%).

The median tuition costs in Aurora, NY are $38,100 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 17 degrees awarded

  2. 14 degrees awarded

  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Aurora, NY was General Psychology with 17 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Aurora, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

123 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$38,100

Median Private

In 2017, the Aurora, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wells College with 123 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

33

Degrees Awarded to Men

90

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 33 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Aurora, NY, which is 0.367 times less than the 90 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Aurora, NY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    83 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    14 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    11 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Aurora, NY were to White students. These 83 degrees mean that there were 5.93 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 14 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Aurora, NY was $197,500 in 2017, which is 0.86 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $170,800 to $197,500, a 15.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Aurora, NY is 70.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Aurora, NY have an average commute time of 12.2 minutes, and they commute by Walked. Car ownership in Aurora, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$197,500

2017 Median

± $27,914

$170,800

2016 Median

± $23,911

In 2017, the median property value in Aurora, NY grew to to $197,500 from the previous year's value of $170,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Aurora, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Aurora, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$75,288

Median Household Income

± $12,422

135

Number of Households

± 40

In 2017, the median household income of the 135 households in Aurora, NY declined from $75,288 from the previous year's value of $75,625.

The following chart displays the households in Aurora, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Aurora, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Aurora, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

70.4%

2017 Homeownership

66.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.4% of the housing units in Aurora, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Aurora, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

12.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Aurora, NY have a shorter commute time (12.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.43% of the workforce in Aurora, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Walked

    43.3%

  2. Drove Alone

    30.8%

  3. Worked At Home

    16.3%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Aurora, NY was Walked (43.3%), followed by those who Drove Alone (30.8%) and those who Worked At Home (16.3%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Aurora, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Aurora, NY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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