Auburn, GA


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Living in Auburn

Auburn is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 7,524 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Auburn is the 110th largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Auburn is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Auburn is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Auburn who work in office and administrative support (22.28%), sales jobs (13.13%), and management occupations (9.98%).

One downside of living in Auburn, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.54 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small city, Auburn does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Auburn with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.60% of adults in Auburn have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Auburn in 2010 was $19,826, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,304 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 10.68% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Auburn include Irish, German, Italian, and European.

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