Most Expensive Auburn Neighborhoods
|1||Lee Rd / U.S. Route 29|
|3||S College St / E Samford Ave|
|4||E Thach Ave / S Dean Rd|
|5||W Glenn Ave / Hemlock Dr|
|8||Auburn U / S College St|
|9||Opelika Rd / Dekalb St|
|10||Martin Luther King Dr / Richland Rd|
Auburn is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 58,582 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Auburn is the ninth largest community in Alabama.
Auburn real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Auburn house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Auburn is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.82% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Auburn is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Auburn who work in teaching (16.22%), office and administrative support (10.85%) and management occupations (10.44%).
Also of interest is that Auburn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Auburn is a major college town that has a very high percentage of its residents over 18 years old who are college students. Naturally, collegiate life has a major influence on local Auburn culture, lifestyle and entertainment options. Auburn really pulses to the beat of the academic calendar. In Auburn every fall, returning students reinvigorate the community, who you will notice are all over town, buying groceries, out with friends, and getting acquainted or re-acquainted with each other and Auburn. One of the beneficial effects that colleges provide is that they tend to be lasting institutions that deliver direct economic benefits to the local economy in the form of such things as jobs for faculty and staff, and spending by students. Auburn benefits directly from this.
Not only is Auburn a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a decent-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Auburn spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.03 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
If knowledge is power, Auburn is a pretty powerful place. 60.10% of the adults in Auburn have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Auburn in 2010 was $24,211, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,844 for a family of four. However, Auburn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Auburn is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Auburn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Auburn residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Auburn include English, Irish, German, Scottish, Italian and French.
The most common language spoken in Auburn is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||22,111|
|AUBURN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||41.53%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||58.47%|
|TYPE OF AUBURN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||41.56%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.38%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||11.21%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||37.54%|
|SIZE OF AUBURN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.11%|
|AGE OF AUBURN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||32.92%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||52.34%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||13.47%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.27%|
|AUBURN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$208,792|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$807|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $49,000||7.53%|
|$49,001 - $98,000||6.26%|
|$98,001 - $196,000||31.94%|
|$196,001 - $294,000||27.10%|
|$294,001 - $391,000||13.09%|
|$391,001 - $489,000||6.26%|
|$489,001 - $734,000||5.97%|
|$734,001 - $978,000||1.00%|
|PEOPLE OF AUBURN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.32%|
|5 TO 17||12.38%|
|18 TO 24||38.05%|
|25 TO 34||14.20%|
|35 TO 54||17.25%|
|55 TO 64||6.16%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||6.65%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.11%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$37,715|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$24,211|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||28.90%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (28.96%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.26%)
Public Service (3.75%)
Information Technology (2.09%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||17.00%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.25%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.08%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.00%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.34%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.58%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (11.13%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (88.82%)
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