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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Auburn Hills is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (12.50%), sales jobs (9.57%), and computer science and math (8.19%).
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.
In addition, Auburn Hills is a college town. There are a lot of students in Auburn Hills attending college, and as a result Auburn Hills provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
The education level of Auburn Hills ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Auburn Hills, 40.99% 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 Hills in 2010 was $27,115, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,460 for a family of four. However, Auburn Hills contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Auburn Hills is an extremely 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, English, Polish, and Italian.
In addition, Auburn Hills has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.76%).
The most common language spoken in Auburn Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.