Aurora, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 48,936 housing units in Aurora. This represents a 37.4% growth from 35,621 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 48,876 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 60 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Aurora is about 70%. Aurora's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.7%. Average household size is 3.04 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Aurora were built after 1975.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.40%
One Bedroom12.20%
Two Bedrooms28.20%
Three Bedrooms34.40%
Four Bedrooms19.90%
Five Bedrooms or more2.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.23
Median year structure was built1978
Median Value of occupied units$135,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$143,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.59
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$650

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage7.50%
Home Equity Loan10%
Simple Mortgage67.80%
Debt Free14.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.7%