In this Neighbourhood Guide, you'll find out more about the people who live here as well as the schools, parks and recreation facilities, homes, and more.

Neighbourhood Vibe

Aurora Village is a bustling downtown with a small-town feel, attracting people of all ages.

Property Pulse

Homes in Aurora Village are mostly older, with a mix of single-detached houses and low-rise apartments/condos.

Community Canvas

Aurora Village is a diverse community with residents from 99 different ethnic origins and a mix of families and couples.

What You'll Love

You'll love the vibrant shopping, dining, and amenities in Aurora Village, as well as the beautiful parks.

Have a look around Aurora Village.

Aurora Village has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Aurora Village is a long, narrow strip along Yonge Street from just north of St. John's Sideroad in the north to the start of Industrial Parkway in the south. This area features Aurora's distinctive downtown—a busy street of shops, boutiques, salons, restaurants, and offices—that still manages to maintain a small-town feel. It includes the historic centre of Aurora, with a Farmers' Market, historic buildings, and parks, as well as residential areas to the east of Yonge Street. Along the eastern boundary, Industrial Parkway, is a series of commercial and industrial enterprises.

People & Families in Aurora Village

Families with kids make up 43% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 23% of households and 28% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 99 different ethnic origins, and 24% are first-generation immigrants, while 26% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

3,200

Neighbourhood Population

8,247

Household Size

  • 1 person - 27%
  • 2 persons - 31%
  • 3 persons - 16%
  • 4 persons - 15%
  • 5 or more persons - 7%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 27%
  • Non-family households - 3%
  • Families with children - 42%
  • Couples without children - 23%
  • Multiple families in household - 2%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 28%
  • 2 children - 27%
  • 3 or more children - 9%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 14%
  • 15 to 64 years - 65%
  • 65 years and over - 20%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 29%
  • Canadian - 24%
  • Irish - 23%
  • Scottish - 21%
  • German - 11%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 1%
  • 25 to 34 years - 7%
  • 35 to 44 years - 15%
  • 45 to 54 years - 23%
  • 55 to 64 years - 24%
  • 65 to 74 years - 15%
  • 75 to 84 years - 11%
  • 85 years and over - 2%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 4%
  • 5 to 9 years - 4%
  • 10 to 14 years - 5%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 8%
  • 40 to 49 years - 11%
  • 50 to 59 years - 17%
  • 60 to 69 years - 11%
  • over 70 years - 11%

Aurora Village Schools

Aurora Village has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 9 public schools, 9 Catholic schools, 2 private schools, and 1 alternative/special school serving Aurora Village. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, French Immersion, Special Education School, Gifted/Talented Program, and Montessori.

Public Schools

9

Catholic Schools

9

Private Schools

2

Having Fun in Aurora Village

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Aurora Village feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, and skating. There are 11 parks in this neighbourhood, with 31 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 2.

Number of Parks

11

Number of Recreation Facilities

31

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 8
  • Rinks - 2
  • Tennis Courts - 3
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
  • Sports Fields - 8
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Sports Courts - 2
  • Outdoor Games Facility - 1
  • Trail - 1
  • Arts/Performance Facility - 1
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Getting Around in Aurora Village

There are 90 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Aurora GO. In Aurora Village, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 28%
  • Commute to another city - 71%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 80%
  • Transit - 12%
  • Walk/bike - 6%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 25%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 18%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 13%
  • 60 minutes and over - 18%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 24%

Work and Education in Aurora Village

In Aurora Village, 37% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 69% have any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 12%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 7%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 7%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 7%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 5%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 10%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 7%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 9%
  • $200,000 and over - 12%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 23%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 18%
  • Management occupations - 15%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 10%
  • Retail trade - 10%
  • Manufacturing - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 63% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 32% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Aurora Village Homes

In Aurora Village, there are a mix of home types. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 37% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 13% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 51%
  • Semi-detached house - 1%
  • Duplex - 5%
  • Row house - 10%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 16%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 14%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 15%
  • Not condominium - 84%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 16%
  • 2 bedrooms - 20%
  • 3 bedrooms - 34%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 28%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 30%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 26%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 10%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 2%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 1%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 1%
  • 1960 or before - 26%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 63%
  • Renter - 35%
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