East Aurora, NY

East Aurora profile

Living in East Aurora

East Aurora is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,160 people and four constituent neighborhoods, East Aurora is the 273rd largest community in New York. East Aurora has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

East Aurora is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 91.31% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, East Aurora is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Aurora who work in management occupations (16.90%), teaching (12.02%), and sales jobs (10.56%).

Also of interest is that East Aurora has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Overall, East Aurora’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in East Aurora. 50.32% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in East Aurora in 2018 was $39,717, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $158,868 for a family of four. However, East Aurora contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call East Aurora home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Aurora residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in East Aurora include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in East Aurora is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.