Auburn is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 4,815 people and just one neighborhood, Auburn is the 343rd largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Auburn is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 management occupations (12.97%), office and administrative support (12.32%) and sales jobs (11.22%).
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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Auburn is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Auburn really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Auburn perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Auburn doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.