Auburn, ME
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Auburn profile

Living in Auburn

Auburn is a medium-sized city located in the state of Maine. With a population of 24,033 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Auburn is the fifth largest community in Maine. Auburn has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.21% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 percentage of people in Auburn who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.58% of adults in Auburn have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Auburn in 2018 was $34,324, which is upper middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $137,296 for a family of four. However, Auburn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 French Canadian, English, French, Irish, and German.

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