Auburn, AL Demographic Data

Auburn, AL Summary

Auburn is located in Lee County in Alabama
  • Population: 55,207
  • Area: 59.10 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 58.07 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 1.03 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 934.16 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 710.63 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Auburn, AL Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
29,314
50%
50.8
Male
29,379
50%
49.2
Total Population
58,693
 
321,419,000

Auburn, AL Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
3,008
5.1% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
2,914
5.0% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
2,953
5.0% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
7,682
13.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
15,531
26.5% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
8,448
14.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
5,725
9.8% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
4,778
8.1% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
1,747
3.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,886
3.2% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
2,302
3.9% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
1,138
1.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
581
1.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
47,865
81.6%
77.1
Female
23,847
49.8%
51.4
Male
24,018
50.2%
48.6
21 Years and over
37,881
64.5%
72.9
62 Years and over
5,183
8.8%
18.3
65 Years and over
4,021
6.9%
14.9
Female
2,290
57.0%
55.9
Male
1,731
43.0%
44.1
Median Age (years)
24
NR
NR

Auburn, AL Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
57,996
98.8% 
96.9
White
42,448
72.3% 
73.1
Black or African American
10,432
17.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
73
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
4,191
7.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
519
0.9% 
1.2
Chinese
1,070
1.8% 
1.3
Filipino
13
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
164
0.3% 
0.2
Korean
1,776
3.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
294
0.5% 
0.5
Other Asian
355
0.6% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
26
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
26
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
826
1.4% 
4.8
Two or More Races
697
1.2% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
2,292
3.9% 
17.6
Mexican
426
0.7% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
697
1.2% 
1.7
Cuban
84
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,085
1.8% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
56,401
96.1% 
82.4

Auburn, AL Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
708
2.7% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
803
3.0% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
3,449
13.0% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
4,063
15.3% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
1,572
5.9% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
8,451
31.8% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
7,559
28.4% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
1,511
5.7%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
25,094
94.4%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
16,010
60.2%
30.6

Auburn, AL Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
28,686
57.6%
33.5%
Now Married
16,363
32.8%
47.5
Divorced
2,818
5.7%
11.0%
Separated
637
1.3%
2.1
Widowed
1,314
2.6
5.8%

Auburn, AL Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
48,941
87.9%
78.5%
Languages other than english
6,744
12.1%
21.5%
Spanish
1,664
3.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
1,398
2.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3,014
5.4%
3.5%
Other Languages
668
1.2%
1.0%

Auburn, AL Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
4,248
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
1,775
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
2,516
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
1,641
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
2,675
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
2,229
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
2,071
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
2,429
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
1,237
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
946
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
38,342
 
55,775
Per capita income
25,254
 
29,979

Auburn, AL Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
290
1.1%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
3,950
14.7%
9.8
Construction
855
3.2%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
9,579
35.6%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
1,142
4.2%
6.5
Information
576
2.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
2,502
9.3%
10.3
Other services except public administration
1,231
4.6%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
2,243
8.3%
11.3
Public administration
972
3.6%
4.6
Retail trade
2,744
10.2%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
411
1.5%
5.1
Wholesale trade
414
1.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,090
4.1%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
13,486
50.1%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
2,186
8.1%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
5,505
20.5%
23.6%
Service occupations
4,642
17.3%
18.0%

Auburn, AL Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
26,059
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
20,716
79.5%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
2,195
8.4%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
530
2.0%
5.2
Walked
1,372
5.3%
2.8
Other means
381
1.5%
1.8
Worked at home
865
3.3%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
18.0
 
26.0

Auburn, AL Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
974
4.5%
8.9
1 vehicles
8,116
37.3%
33.5
2 vehicles
8,402
38.6%
37.2
3 or more
4,275
19.6%
20.3

Auburn, AL Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
21,767
86.6%
87.7
Owner Occupied
9,473
43.5%
63.0
Renter Occupied
12,294
56.5%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
3,370
13.4%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Auburn, AL Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
25,137
1 room
654
2.6%
2.3
2 rooms
1,352
5.4%
2.5
3 rooms
3,176
12.6%
9.0
4 rooms
5,277
21.0%
16.6
5 rooms
4,771
19.0%
20.0
6 rooms
3,113
12.4%
17.9
7 rooms
2,366
9.4%
12.1
8 rooms
1,542
6.1%
8.5
9 rooms or more
2,886
11.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Auburn, AL Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
25,137
 
 
1-unit, detached
10,928
43.5%
61.4
1-unit, attached
1,094
4.4%
5.8
2-units
2,039
8.1%
3.7
3 or 4 units
970
3.9%
4.5
5 to 9 units
2,139
8.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
3,769
15.0%
4.6
20 or more units
3,052
12.1%
8.8
Mobile home
1,146
4.6%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Auburn, AL Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
486
1.9%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
400
1.6%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
1,305
5.2%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
1,623
6.5%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
3,218
12.8%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
3,762
15.0%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
5,640
22.4%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
7,157
28.5%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
1,465
5.8%
2.5%
2014 or later
81
0.3%
0.5%

Auburn, AL Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
4,379
20.1%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
240
1.1%
4.7
Electricity
16,996
78.1%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
13
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
14
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
8
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
117
0.5%
1.2

Auburn, AL Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
6,257
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
75
1.2%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
185
3.0%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
448
7.2%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,054
16.8%
11.8%
$500 to $999
1,058
16.9%
20.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
1,503
24.0%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
1,934
30.9%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
2,963
48.2%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,258
20.5%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
448
7.3%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
283
4.6%
7.3%
35.0% or more
1,190
19.4%
22.3%
Not Computed
115
NR
NR

Auburn, AL Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
11,751 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
29
0.2%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
54
0.5%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
176
1.5%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
716
6.1%
11.0%
Less than $500
1,556
13.2%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
2,494
21.2%
27.9%
$500 to $999
6,726
57.2%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
543
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
813
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
1,169
10.5%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
957
8.6%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,052
9.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
792
7.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
487
4.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
6,706
60.1%
41.4%
Not Computed
1,131
NR
NR

Auburn, AL Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
9,473
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
819
8.6%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
601
6.3%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,076
11.4%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,616
17.1%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
2,615
27.6%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
2,038
21.5%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
593
6.3%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
115
1.2%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
220,000
 
194,500
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