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Aurora, Ontario
Town of Aurora, Ontario
Profile & Quick Facts

Downtown AuroraThe Town of Aurora is a growing community with over 1,300 businesses, including approximately 150 major industries and head offices. A strong entrepreneurial community is located within the town.

Aurora's has continued to grow recently with the opening of the corporate head office of State Farm Insurance and the Hallgrove Business Park. The town is committed to economic growth with a ready supply of employment lands and a new premier Business Park in the Leslie Street and Highway 404 area.

The advantages of doing business in Aurora are numerous.
Established and developing employment parks are connected by efficient regional rail, transit and road systems. The historic downtown core on Yonge Street is supplemented by a wide variety of retail outlets and office centres.

Aurora's location offers all the advantages of an urban centre while maintaining its small town atmosphere. Portions of the Town exist within the environmentally-significant Oak Ridges Moraine, which provides rolling terrain, rich valley land and large forest tracts.

There are outstanding opportunities for business growth with an active Chamber of Commerce and a supportive, cooperative municipal government.

Aurora is a scenic and friendly Town with a rich cultural heritage, recreational facilities and neighbourhoods. An ideal place to live and grow a business.
Quick Facts
Area 47 kmē
Population (2013) 56,200
Business Costs and Information
Development Charges
$25.68/sq. m. for industrial, office, retail and institutional (Town's portion)
Property Taxes 1.974241% Commercial
2.294025% Industrial
Water Rates

$1.6088 per cubic meter of water consumption (effective May 1, 2013)
$1.3719 per cubic meter of wastewater consumption (effective May 1, 2013)
$2.9807 per cubic meter of combined consumption (effective May 1, 2013)

Storm Sewer Rates $61.53 per metre monthly, commercial/industrial (effective May 1, 2013)
Electrical Power PowerStream
Natural Gas Enbridge
Technology Rogers Communication
Employment Rate 76.6%
Resident Labour Force 33 107
Labour Shed Work Force 2 milllion
Housing & Income
Average Household Income $155,463
Average Detached Housing Cost $641,744

Town of Aurora