Illinois’ Second Largest CityAURORA, IL AND THE HISPANIC MARKET
GENERAL FACTS ABOUT AURORA, IL• Aurora is the second largest city in the State of Illinois with a population of over 197,899.• Aurora is located in four counties: Kane, Kendall, DuPage and Will.• Aurora is a diversified city with a balanced combination of industrial, high-tech, retail, service, agricultural, government and cultural sectors.• Aurora has five interchanges on Interstate 88. These interchanges connect Aurora to two-thirds of the U.S. Consumer market.• Aurora has its own full service municipal airport that contains three runways.• Aurora is a home rule municipality under the State of Illinois statutes. It has a progressive and professional city government headed by a full-time mayor and council of aldermen from 10 wards throughout the city.
GENERAL FACTS ABOUT AURORA, IL (CONT’D)• From 2000 to 2010 Aurora population increased by 38.4% (142,990 to 197,899)• In 2000 the Hispanic population was 46,557 or 32.5%• In 2010 the Hispanic population increased to 81,809 or 41.3%
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