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Aurora is a city in Wise County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.
The latitude of Aurora is 33.060N. The longitude is -97.503W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 817 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 853.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Aurora demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wise County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76078 ZIP code.
10% of Aurora residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Aurora ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Aurora was $14,876, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Aurora residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Aurora, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $343. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $920.
Wise County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Aurora political report.
The average commute time for Aurora workers is 46 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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