Auburn Hills, MI


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Auburn Hills is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 22,672 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Auburn Hills is the 61st largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities, Auburn Hills isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Auburn Hills are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Auburn Hills is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Auburn Hills who work in office and administrative support (12.87%), sales jobs (9.26%), and management occupations (8.24%).

Also of interest is that Auburn Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Auburn Hills is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Auburn Hills enrolled in college, Auburn Hills has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

The population of Auburn Hills 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: 39.93% of adults in Auburn Hills have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Auburn Hills in 2010 was $26,916, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,664 for a family of four. However, Auburn Hills contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Auburn Hills is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Auburn Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Auburn Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Auburn Hills include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Auburn Hills's cultural character, accounting for 16.05% of the city’s population.

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