Auburn, CA

Auburn profile

Living in Auburn

Auburn is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 14,195 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Auburn is the 372nd largest community in California.

Housing costs in Auburn are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

Auburn is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.76% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Auburn is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Auburn who work in office and administrative support (13.79%), management occupations (11.36%), and sales jobs (11.07%).

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.

The population of Auburn is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.59% of adults in Auburn have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Auburn in 2018 was $39,125, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,500 for a family of four. However, Auburn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Auburn is a somewhat 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 Asian. Auburn also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.28% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Auburn include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Auburn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.