East Aurora is a village located in the Town of Aurora in Erie County. The 2010 population was estimated at 6,236. This quaint, quiet town is best known as being the home to famous toy manufacturer, Fisher-Price. Another town mainstay is Vidlers 5 & 10. This is an old-fashioned five and dime store that occupies 4 connected 19th Century buildings.
Founded in 1804, incorporated in 1874, the Village has continued to keep to its roots and maintain its small- town feel. The residents have great pride in their small-town atmosphere, and in 1999 stood up to WalMart to oppose the opening of a store in East Aurora. They were successful in their efforts and the store did not get approved.
East Aurora real estate owners have an easy 25-minute commute to downtown Buffalo. It has been established that the residents are highly educated with one out of three adults having earned a four-year college degree or higher. Obviously, this higher education is reflected in the above-average median income and median home prices.
A distinct advantage of owning real estate in East Aurora is the reputation of the school district. The East Aurora Central School District continues to earn high marks for the quality of their education. They are proud of the fact that in 2011, Business First of Buffalo, the area’s leading business newspaper, ranked this school district No. 3, out of the 97 school districts serving Western New York.
The relatively close proximity to the surrounding area offers unlimited opportunity to access higher-education colleges and universities that will meet anyone’s needs. Among these would be the State University at Buffalo, Buffalo State College, Canisius College, D’Youville College, Medaille College, the city campus of Erie Community College and Bryant & Stratton Business Institute.
Recreation and Entertainment
Unlimited recreational opportunities abound in the East Aurora area. This includes the new Time Warner Cable Classic Rink, an outdoor covered ice rink open to the public during the winter months. Many youth sports leagues are offered in the community. In addition, the easy commute to Buffalo affords further access to unlimited art and cultural activities.
East Aurora Real Estate
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