Auburn is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 13,776 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Auburn is the 371st 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 86.24% 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 office and administrative support (13.46%), management occupations (12.83%), and sales jobs (10.08%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Auburn telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.61% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The education level of Auburn ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Auburn, 40.40% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Auburn in 2018 was $44,279, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $177,116 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. Important ancestries of people in Auburn include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Auburn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.