Best Places to Live in Aurora, Oregon

Capital city - North-central Oregon in Willamette Valley, 50 miles south of Portland
Pros
-Small-town atmosphere
-Nearby recreation
-Close to Portland
Cons
-Clouds and rain
-Crime
-Low ethnic diversity

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What Bert Has To Say About Salem Metro Area

Salem is the state capital and an agricultural center. State government buildings dominate a small but attractive and progressive downtown core. Surrounding built-up areas are unremarkable. Local agriculture includes orchards, fruits, grapes, nursery stock, and vegetables; the type of agriculture and rolling, moist terrain make for an attractive landscape.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Oregon
County: Marion County
Metro Area: Salem Metro Area
City: Aurora
Zip Codes: 97002
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 196 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Aurora is 5.60% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Aurora jobs have increased by 3.46%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Aurora's cost of living is 30.60% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Aurora's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Aurora's population is 979 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 72.66%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Aurora is $337,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 16.08%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Aurora public schools spend $9,344 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21.7 students per teacher in Aurora. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Aurora

It's a good time to buy in Aurora. Home Appreciation is up 7.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Aurora Real Estate.

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Thinking About moving to Aurora - 11/10/2015
Hey my name is John I'm 33 years old and currently reside in Portland. I am looking to move out of the city. Is there any good apartments for rent in your area? I am in... (Read More)

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Danger in Aurora Oregon - Best to Avoid if possibl - 9/27/2010
Please take a moment to read of my situation. It began with a ticket for speeding in Aurora, Oregon. The over zealous police officer cited me for a speed greater than... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN AURORA, OREGON
97002