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Demographics Analysis

The people of Aurora Township, Minnesota give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Male:

Under 5 years : 32

5 to 9 years : 4

10 to 14 years : 14

15 to 17 years : 23

18 and 19 years : 15

20 years : 16

21 years : 12

22 to 24 years : 24

25 to 29 years : 13

30 to 34 years : 7

35 to 39 years : 20

40 to 44 years : 30

45 to 49 years : 17

50 to 54 years : 43

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 12

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 5

70 to 74 years : 8

75 to 79 years : 10

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 5

Female:

Under 5 years : 25

5 to 9 years : 28

10 to 14 years : 12

15 to 17 years : 18

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 17

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 10

25 to 29 years : 14

30 to 34 years : 20

35 to 39 years : 12

40 to 44 years : 16

45 to 49 years : 16

50 to 54 years : 48

55 to 59 years : 21

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 15

65 and 66 years : 8

67 to 69 years : 3

70 to 74 years : 10

75 to 79 years : 17

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 245

Multiple ancestry : 252

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 11

Ancestry not reported : 147


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 649

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 6

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Total:

Under 5 years : 57

5 to 17 years : 99

18 to 24 years : 94

25 to 34 years : 54

35 to 44 years : 78

45 to 54 years : 124

55 to 59 years : 43

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 27

65 to 74 years : 37

75 years and over : 32

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 57

5 to 17 years : 95

18 to 24 years : 94

25 to 34 years : 36

35 to 44 years : 70

45 to 54 years : 100

55 to 59 years : 32

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 27

65 to 74 years : 20

75 years and over : 32

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 4

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 18

35 to 44 years : 8

45 to 54 years : 24

55 to 59 years : 11

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 11

75 years and over : 0

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 6

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 320

Female : 253

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 19

Female : 57

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 3

Female : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence : 566

Born in other state in the United States : 58

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 159

Now married, except separated : 269

Divorced : 20

Separated : 0

Widowed : 14

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 8

Now married, except separated : 50

Divorced : 10

Separated : 0

Widowed : 4

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 6

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Speak only English : 560

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

German:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 8


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Aurora Township, Minnesota

  • German: 312   (35.7%)
  • Norwegian: 187   (21.4%)
  • Czech: 136   (15.6%)
  • English: 43   (4.9%)
  • Polish: 25   (2.9%)
  • Irish: 23   (2.6%)
  • Swedish: 19   (2.2%)
  • Dutch: 17   (1.9%)
  • Other Groups: 16   (1.8%)
  • Danish: 15   (1.7%)
  • United States Or American: 13   (1.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 11   (1.3%)
  • Scottish: 11   (1.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 10   (1.1%)
  • Finnish: 9   (1.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 6   (0.7%)
  • Swiss: 6   (0.7%)
  • French Canadian: 5   (0.6%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.2%)
  • Italian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 2   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Aurora Township, Minnesota is 655



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Aurora Township, Minnesota: 342
Female Population in Aurora Township, Minnesota: 313


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Aurora Township, Minnesota: 38.4
Median Female Resident Age in Aurora Township, Minnesota: 42.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Minnesota is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Aurora Township, Minnesota


White


Both sexes

43.1

Male

43.9

Female

42.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

2.5

Male

2.5

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

25.5

Male

26.0

Female

25.5

Other


Both sexes

13.5

Male

13.5

Female

22.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

6.5

Male

0.0

Female

6.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

13.5

Male

12.0

Female

16.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.3

Male

44.0

Female

42.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Aurora Township, Minnesota


  • White: 630
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 2
  • Two or More Races: 23



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Aurora Township, Minnesota citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Aurora Township, Minnesota

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 1   (0.46%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 21   (9.72%)
  • 9th Grade: 3   (1.39%)
  • 10th Grade: 6   (2.78%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (2.78%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (3.24%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 99   (45.83%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 17   (7.87%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 29   (13.43%)
  • Associate Degree: 15   (6.94%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 10   (4.63%)
  • Master's Degree: 2   (0.93%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 18   (9.33%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1   (0.52%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 95   (49.22%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 15   (7.77%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 28   (14.51%)
  • Associate Degree: 12   (6.22%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 21   (10.88%)
  • Master's Degree: 1   (0.52%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (1.04%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Aurora Township, Minnesota

  • Blooming Prairie Public School Dist


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 202 4th Avenue Nw, Blooming Prairie, MN 55917, Phone: (507) 583-4426, Students: 736 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Aurora Township, Minnesota

  • Blooming Prairie Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 123 2nd Street Nw, Blooming Prairie, MN 55917, Phone: (507) 583-6615, Students: 388 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Aurora Township, Minnesota

  • Blooming Prairie Secondary


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 202 4th Avenue Nw, Blooming Prairie, MN 55917, Phone: (507) 583-4426, Students: 348 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Aurora Township, Minnesota

  • Blooming Prairie Branch Library


    138 Highway Ave South, Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Aurora Township, Minnesota affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Aurora Township, Minnesota.

Area Features of Aurora Township, Minnesota


Airport


(1) Selstad Landing Field  

Building


(1) Blooming Prairie Ambulance   (2) Blooming Prairie Fire Department   (3) Blooming Prairie Library   (4) Blooming Prairie Police Department  

Canal


(1) Ebeling Ditch   (2) Green Valley Ditch   (3) Judicial Ditch Number One   (4) Westfield-ripley Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Aurora Township Cemetery   (2) Danish Cemetery   (3) First Lutheran Cemetery   (4) German Methodist Episcopal Cemetery   (5) Holy Trinity Cemetery   (6) Union Cemetery   (7) Westfield Cemetery  

Church


(1) First Baptist Church   (2) First Lutheran Church   (3) Holy Trinity Catholic Church   (4) Litomysl Church   (5) Saint Columbanus Church   (6) Trinity Church   (7) United Methodist Church   (8) Westfield Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Blooming Prairie   (2) Township Of Aurora   (3) Township Of Blooming Prairie   (4) Township Of Ripley   (5) Township Of Westfield  

Dam


(1) Donald Anderson Dam   (2) Myron Standke Dam  

Hospital


(1) Blooming Prairie Clinic   (2) Prairie Manor  

Lake


(1) Oak Glen Lake  

Locale


(1) Bixby   (2) Blooming Prairie   (3) Blooming Prairie Country Club  

Park


(1) Aurora State Wildlife Management Area   (2) Oak Glen State Wildlife Management Area   (3) Pogones State Wildlife Management Area  

Populated Place


(1) Bass Mobile Home Park   (2) Bixby   (3) Blooming Prairie   (4) Litomysl   (5) Summit   (6) Union   (7) Westfield Center Historical  

Post Office


(1) Bixby Post Office   (2) Blooming Prairie Post Office   (3) Westfield Centre Post Office Historical  

Reservoir


(1) Rickert Lake  

School


(1) Blooming Prairie Elementary School   (2) Blooming Prairie High School   (3) Saint Isodore School   (4) School Number 2092   (5) School Number 2127   (6) School Number 2149   (7) School Number 2151  

Stream


(1) Little Cedar River  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Aurora Township, Minnesota

55917 (pop. 3,710)


Cities Nearby Aurora Township, Minnesota

Blooming Prairie Township, MN  (pop. 494) 5.4 Miles
Somerset Township, MN  (pop. 819) 6.1 Miles
Havana Township, MN  (pop. 600) 6.7 Miles
Ripley Township, MN  (pop. 184) 6.8 Miles
Claremont City, MN  (pop. 656) 7.4 Miles
Blooming Prairie City, MN  (pop. 1,962) 8.0 Miles
Owatonna Township, MN  (pop. 700) 8.2 Miles
Westfield Township, MN  (pop. 355) 8.3 Miles
Claremont Township, MN  (pop. 536) 8.9 Miles
Owatonna City, MN  (pop. 25,505) 9.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Aurora Township, Minnesota

507



Elevation in Aurora Township, Minnesota is 1,253.0 ft. (382.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Aurora Township, Minnesota

Lat: 43.973470 N        Long: -93.108863 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Aurora Township, Minnesota need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Minnesota

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
  Total Electric Industry 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Aurora Township, Minnesota

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 15   (4.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 15   (4.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 24   (7.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 35   (11.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 49   (15.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 28   (8.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 43   (13.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 4   (1.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 20   (6.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 14   (4.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 11   (3.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 26   (8.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 34   (10.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 314

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 44

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 2

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 8

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 12


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Less than 5 minutes : 0

5 to 9 minutes : 12

10 to 14 minutes : 56

15 to 19 minutes : 121

20 to 24 minutes : 74

25 to 29 minutes : 55

30 to 34 minutes : 7

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 8

45 to 59 minutes : 11

60 to 89 minutes : 10

90 or more minutes : 14


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

With Social Security income : 52

No Social Security income : 170


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

With retirement income : 25

No retirement income : 197


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 4

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 10

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2

$30,000 to $34,999 : 16

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $44,999 : 7

$45,000 to $49,999 : 2

$50,000 to $59,999 : 15

$60,000 to $74,999 : 34

$75,000 to $99,999 : 55

$100,000 to $124,999 : 14

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $71,382


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Aurora Township, Minnesota

  • KOWZ (1170 AM; 2.5 kW; Hope, MN; Owner: Main Street Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KMRS (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Morris, MN; Owner: Iowa City Broadcasting Company)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5.0 kW; Rochester, MN; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • KROC (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Rochester, MN; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KRFO (1390 AM; 0.5 kW; Owatonna, MN; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KATE (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Albert Lea, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Luverne, Inc.)
  • KAUS (1480 AM; 1.0 kW; Rose Creek, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Luverne, Inc.)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10.0 kW; Rochester, MN; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 0.8 kW; Rochester, MN; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5.0 kW; Faribault, MN; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5.0 kW; Austin, MN; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Aurora Township, Minnesota

  • KOWZ-FM (100.9 FM; Hope, MN; Owner: Blooming Prairie Farm Radio Inc.)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; Mantorville, MN; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • KVGO (104.3 FM; Elkton, MN; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KRFO-FM (104.9 FM; Owatonna, MN; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KYBA (105.3 FM; Elkton, MN; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Mantorville, MN; Owner: Pensacola Christian College, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Hope, MN; Owner: Vcy America Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Dodge Center, MN; Owner: We Have This Hope Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; Rochester, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; Rochester, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Hope, MN; Owner: Minn-iowa Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Hope, MN; Owner: Southern Minnesota Catholic Radio)
  • KUMM (89.7 FM; Morris, MN; Owner: University Of Minnesota, Morris)
  • KUMM (89.7 FM; Morris, MN; Owner: University Of Minnesota, Morris)
  • KRPR (89.9 FM; Rochester, MN; Owner: Rochester Public Radio)
  • KNSE (90.1 FM; Hayward, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; Rochester, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • KMSK (91.3 FM; Austin, MN; Owner: Mankato State University)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; Rochester, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • KRUE (92.1 FM; Hope, MN; Owner: Main Street Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KFSI (92.9 FM; Rochester, MN; Owner: Faith Sound, Inc.)
  • KCPI (94.9 FM; Albert Lea, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Luverne, Inc.)
  • KKOK-FM (95.7 FM; Morris, MN; Owner: Iowa City Broadcasting Company)
  • KQCL (95.9 FM; Nerstrand, MN; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KQPR (96.1 FM; Hayward, MN; Owner: Hometown Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KWWK (96.5 FM; Byron, MN; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; Rochester, MN; Owner: United Audio Corporation)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; Hayward, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Luverne, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Aurora Township, Minnesota

  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; Austin, MN; Owner: Ksmq Public Service Media, Inc.)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; Hayward, MN; Owner: Kaal-tv, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Aurora Township, Minnesota

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 54  (27.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 5  (2.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 25  (12.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 10  (5.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 43  (21.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 53  (31.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 31  (18.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 67  (39.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 208 Farms In Aurora Township, Minnesota


(updated 2008)



Banks In Aurora Township, Minnesota

Farmers And Merchants State Bank Of Blooming Prairie - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $73.6k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 2

U.s. Bank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $384.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Aurora Township, Minnesota

  • Owatonna Municipal


    (about 12.5 miles in Medford, Minnesota; Airport Code: OWA)

  • Owatonna Degner Regional


    (about 12.8 miles in Medford, Minnesota; Airport Code: OWA)

  • Austin Municipal


    (about 23.1 miles in Rose Creek, Minnesota; Airport Code: AUM)

  • Rochester International


    (about 30.8 miles in Rochester, Minnesota; Airport Code: RST)

  • Rochester Municipal


    (about 30.8 miles in Rochester, Minnesota; Airport Code: RST)

  • Appache Heliport


    (about 31.3 miles in Rochester, Minnesota; Airport Code: JRC)

  • Stanton Airport


    (about 35.0 miles in Randolph, Minnesota; Airport Code: SYN)

  • Carleton


    (about 35.0 miles in Randolph, Minnesota; Airport Code: SYN)

  • Mankato Regional


    (about 43.7 miles in Madison Lake, Minnesota; Airport Code: MKT)

  • Downtown Heliport


    (about 46.4 miles in Mankato, Minnesota; Airport Code: JMN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Aurora Township, Minnesota

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.01%

Carpooled

10.17%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.56%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.95%

Other Means

1.13%

Worked At Home

10.17%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Aurora Township, Minnesota, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 159

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 3

Female householder, no husband present : 7

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 33

Householder not living alone : 20


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 8

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 214


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 153

Renter-occupied housing units : 6

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 7

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 34

Renter-occupied housing units : 19


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 8

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 7

$20,000 to $24,999 : 17

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2

$30,000 to $34,999 : 19

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $44,999 : 7

$45,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 15

$60,000 to $74,999 : 46

$75,000 to $99,999 : 59

$100,000 to $124,999 : 18

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Total : 230


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Occupied : 222

Vacant : 8


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Median number of rooms : 7


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 4

Built 1990 to 1999 : 29

Built 1980 to 1989 : 14

Built 1970 to 1979 : 26

Built 1960 to 1969 : 28

Built 1950 to 1959 : 23

Built 1940 to 1949 : 3

Built 1939 or earlier : 103


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Utility gas : 3

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 177

Electricity : 14

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 9

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 9

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 10

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 8

$70,000 to $79,999 : 2

$80,000 to $89,999 : 11

$90,000 to $99,999 : 14

$100,000 to $124,999 : 13

$125,000 to $149,999 : 31

$150,000 to $174,999 : 14

$175,000 to $199,999 : 18

$200,000 to $249,999 : 29

$250,000 to $299,999 : 22

$300,000 to $399,999 : 19

$400,000 to $499,999 : 3

$500,000 to $749,999 : 3

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 4

Home equity loan only : 27

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 97

Housing units without a mortgage : 62


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Aurora Township, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $246,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $118,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $208,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $162,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $98,000

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $155,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Aurora Township, Minnesota: 80.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Minnesota: 64.6%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Aurora Township, MN): $45,804
Median Household Income In 2000 (Minnesota): $47,111


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Aurora Township): $108,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Minnesota): $118,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Aurora Township): $575
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Minnesota): $566


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Aurora Township, Minnesota

Utility Gas: 2.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 75.6%
Electricity: 3.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 11.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 6.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.9%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Aurora Township, Minnesota are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Aurora Township, Minnesota

Steele County Phns


     Address: Box 890 635 Florence Avenue, Owatonna, Minnesota 55060
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Sacred Heart Home Health Care


     Address: 1200 12th Street Southwest, Austin, Minnesota 55912
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 4/10/1984

Austin Medical Ctr Hc & Hospic


     Address: 408 Northwest Fourth Avenue, Austin, Minnesota 55912
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 11/15/1984

Intrepid Usa Healthcare Svcs


     Address: 329 North Main Street, Austin, Minnesota 55912
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/1/2002

Albert Lea M C Home Health


     Address: 404 Fountain Street, Albert Lea, Minnesota 56007
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/26/1984

Hospitals Close To Aurora Township, Minnesota

Owatonna Hospital


     Address: 903 South Oak Street, Owatonna, Minnesota 55060
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Austin Medical Center


     Address: 1000 First Drive Northwest, Austin, Minnesota 55912
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Waseca Medical Center-mayo Health System


     Address: 501 North State Street, Waseca, Minnesota 56093
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Albert Lea Medical Center Mayo Health System


     Address: 404 Fountain Street, Albert Lea, Minnesota 56007
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Rice County District One Hospital


     Address: 200 State Ave, Faribault, Minnesota 55021
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Aurora Township, Minnesota

Prairie Manor Care Center


     Address: 220 Third Street Northwest, Blooming Prairie, Minnesota 55917
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Infinia At Owatonna


     Address: 201 Southwest 18th Street, Owatonna, Minnesota 55060
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 49
     Percent Occupied: 70%

Cedarview Nursing Home


     Address: 1409 South Cedar Street, Owatonna, Minnesota 55060
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 107
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Fairview Care Center


     Address: 702 10th Avenue Northwest, Po Box 10, Dodge Center, Minnesota 55927
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 54
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Field Crest Care Center


     Address: 318 Second Street Northeast, Hayfield, Minnesota 55940
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 50
     Percent Occupied: 82%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Aurora Township, Minnesota

Name: Prairie Island
Address: 1717 Wakonade Drive East; Welch, MN 55089
Distance: 48 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Aurora Township, Minnesota

    Retired Workers: 510
    Disabled Workers: 50
    Widowers Workers: 90
    Spouses Workers: 60
    Children Workers: 35


(updated 2007)



Steele County, Minnesota Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 42.76%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.57%
  • Other 1.67%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Aurora Township, Minnesota citizens.

Relocation to Steele County, MN

6.54 % of Steele County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $39,453

Minnesota Average 7.79 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Steele County, MN (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Rice County , MN 0.94 % ($32,919 AGI )
  • Waseca County , MN 0.50 % ($31,847 AGI )
  • Dodge County , MN 0.36 % ($36,098 AGI )

Relocation away from Steele County, MN

6.71 % of Steele County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $38,425

Minnesota Average 7.84 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Steele County, MN (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Rice County , MN 0.56 % ($31,675 AGI )
  • Waseca County , MN 0.50 % ($31,917 AGI )
  • Hennepin County , MN 0.45 % ($42,569 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Minnesota

Low Bracket: $21,800 (5.35%)
High Bracket: $71,591 (7.85%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Minnesota

6.50%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Aurora Township, Minnesota is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Aurora Township, Minnesota directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Aurora Township, Minnesota

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Rape 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 51 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Assault 2 1 4 1 4 1 1 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 102 51 201 51 204 51 51 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Burglary 8 12 9 10 19 6 8 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 409 608 453 506 968 304 405 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Larceny Theft 32 12 30 20 13 18 15 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 1
    per 100,000 1,638 608 1,511 1,012 662 911 759 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 51
Vehicle Theft 4 0 1 1 7 7 5 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 1
    per 100,000 205 0 50 51 357 354 253 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 51
Arson 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 51 51 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
11 6 10 8 10 8 7 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
6 3 6 4 5 4 4 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Minnesota

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
15,819 13,885 14,097 20,336 14,714 15,875 16,207 16,948 17,541 17,859


(updated 2014)



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