Senior Living in Aurora, Illinois
- Aurora scores significantly lower than the Illinois average of 74.
- Aurora scores lower than the national average of 72.
Health & Safety
- There is a high number of Medicare registered physicians within the city limits.
- There are 8 hospitals within close range of the city, including Copley Memorial Hospital, Provena Mercy Medical Center, and Edward Hospital.
- There are 105 senior living facilities in close proximity to the city, including Plum Landing, Presence Fox Knoll Independent Living- Aurora, and The Grove Fox Valley.
- There is a very high number of home healthcare providers operating in the city.
- There is a high number of fire stations serving the city.
- The average life expectancy is 79.0, compared to the national average of 78.6.
- There are 632 pharmacies within close range of the city.
- The area has a low property crime rate.
- The area has an average violent crime rate.
Recreation & Leisure
- The city has a very low percentage of seniors in the population (15% of residents).
- There are 164 golf courses in or around the city, including Aurora City Golf Course, Stonebridge Country Club, and Valley Green Golf Course.
- There are 12 parks near the city center, including McDowell Grove, Jericho Lake Park, and Commissioners Park.
- There are 204 churches in or near the city, including Our Lady of Good Counsel, Sacred Heart Church, and Main Street Baptist Church.
- There are 20 malls / shopping centers within close range of the city.
- There are 210 grocery stores within the city.
- There are 14 movie theatres in or near the city.
- There are 181 gyms or health clubs in or near the city.
- The property taxes average 6.22% of total income, which is significantly higher than the national average of 2.79%.
- The property taxes average 1.97% of property value, which is significantly lower than the national average of 1.09%.
- The city sales taxes averages 8.63%, which is significantly higher than the national average of 6.97%.
- Illinois has an average state income tax of 3.59%, compared to the national average of 3.38%.
- The city's mean household income is $75,575, which is significantly higher than the national average of $64,580.
- The city's median household income is $63,012, which is significantly higher than the national median of $51,560.
- The city's per capita income is $25,342, which is lower than the national average of $25,611.
- Assisted living costs average $58,740 per year, which are very high compared to national figures.
- Nursing home costs average $92,163 per year, which are average compared to national costs.
- Adult daycare costs average $16,900 per year, which are average compared to national numbers.
- Home healthcare costs average $51,205 annually, which are very high compared to national costs.
- The unemployment rate is about 9.92%, which is high compared to national averages.
- The overall cost of living is high compared to national averages.
- 1% of the senior population are financially responsible for at least one grandchild.
General Quality of Life
- Aurora receives average levels of rainfall each year.
- Aurora has harsh mean temperatures, with cold winters and pleasant summers.
- This city has average air quality.
- This city has average water quality.
- Aurora has a dense population density of 4,213.4 people per square mile.
- Residents of Aurora have a long daily commute time.
- The city has a very high public transportation ridership.
- Aurora has a very high public school quality ranking.
- The city has a low public school safety rating.
- This city has a low graduation rate of 75.32%.