Aurora has the 1865th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Aurora is part of the Akron metro area. Unemployment in the Akron area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Akron has the 77th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Aurora is below average at $44,990, and the median cost of a home in Aurora is $245,500, which is above the national average. 48% of workers in Aurora hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 95% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Aurora. 83% of Aurora workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Aurora spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.