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
30,149
50%
50.8
Male
30,169
50%
49.2
Total Population
60,318
 
323,128,000

Auburn, AL Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
3,117
5.2% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
2,971
4.9% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
2,939
4.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
7,903
13.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
15,584
25.8% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
8,518
14.1% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
5,979
9.9% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
5,021
8.3% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
1,781
3.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
2,051
3.4% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
2,719
4.5% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
1,338
2.2% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
397
0.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
49,276
81.7%
77.2
Female
24,467
49.7%
51.3
Male
24,809
50.3%
48.7
21 Years and over
39,346
65.2%
73.1
62 Years and over
5,741
9.5%
18.8
65 Years and over
4,454
7.4%
15.2
Female
2,579
57.9%
55.8
Male
1,875
42.1%
44.2
Median Age (years)
24
0.0%
0.0

Auburn, AL Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
59,599
98.8% 
96.8
White
43,551
72.2% 
72.6
Black or African American
10,657
17.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
56
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
4,252
7.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
545
0.9% 
1.2
Chinese
1,017
1.7% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
200
0.3% 
0.2
Korean
1,632
2.7% 
0.4
Vietnamese
543
0.9% 
0.6
Other Asian
315
0.5% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
11
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
11
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,072
1.8% 
5.1
Two or More Races
719
1.2% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
3,040
5.0% 
17.8
Mexican
621
1.0% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
771
1.3% 
1.7
Cuban
67
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,581
2.6% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
57,278
95.0% 
82.2

Auburn, AL Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
909
3.3% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
933
3.4% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
3,368
12.1% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
4,517
16.2% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
1,634
5.9% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
8,458
30.4% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
7,985
28.7% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
1,842
6.7%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
25,962
93.3%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
16,443
59.1%
31.2

Auburn, AL Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
29,247
57.0%
33.7%
Now Married
17,435
34.0%
47.5
Divorced
2,726
5.3%
11.0%
Separated
742
1.4%
2.0
Widowed
1,141
2.2
5.8%

Auburn, AL Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
49,999
87.4%
78.4%
Languages other than english
7,202
12.6%
21.6%
Spanish
2,262
4.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
1,193
2.1%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3,069
5.4%
3.5%
Other Languages
678
1.2%
1.1%

Auburn, AL Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
4,083
18.5%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
1,749
7.9%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
2,688
12.2%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
1,716
7.8%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
2,544
11.5%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
2,389
10.8%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
1,974
8.9%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
2,567
11.6%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
1,317
6.0%
5.8
$200,000 or more
1,034
4.7%
6.4
Median household income
38,912
 
57,617
Per capita income
25,746
 
31,128

Auburn, AL Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
239
0.9%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
4,179
14.9%
9.8
Construction
856
3.1%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
10,112
36.0%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
1,299
4.6%
6.6
Information
424
1.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
2,519
9.0%
10.1
Other services except public administration
1,271
4.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
2,287
8.2%
11.4
Public administration
956
3.4%
4.6
Retail trade
2,987
10.6%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
434
1.5%
5.2
Wholesale trade
489
1.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,073
3.8%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
13,751
49.0%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
2,201
7.8%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
5,810
20.7%
23.3%
Service occupations
5,217
18.6%
18.1%

Auburn, AL Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
27,306
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
22,019
80.6%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
2,090
7.7%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
469
1.7%
5.1
Walked
1,326
4.9%
2.7
Other means
402
1.5%
1.8
Worked at home
1,000
3.7%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
18.9
 
26.6

Auburn, AL Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
1,057
4.8%
8.7
1 vehicles
8,074
36.6%
33.2
2 vehicles
8,392
38.0%
37.1
3 or more
4,538
20.6%
21.0

Auburn, AL Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
22,061
85.8%
87.6
Owner Occupied
9,636
43.7%
63.1
Renter Occupied
12,425
56.3%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
3,661
14.2%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.4
0.0%
2.5

Auburn, AL Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
25,722
1 room
742
2.9%
2.4
2 rooms
1,362
5.3%
2.7
3 rooms
3,370
13.1%
9.1
4 rooms
5,219
20.3%
16.5
5 rooms
4,585
17.8%
19.8
6 rooms
3,128
12.2%
17.8
7 rooms
2,579
10.0%
12.0
8 rooms
1,575
6.1%
8.6
9 rooms or more
3,162
12.3%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Auburn, AL Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
25,722
 
 
1-unit, detached
11,505
44.7%
61.5
1-unit, attached
1,158
4.5%
5.9
2-units
2,040
7.9%
3.6
3 or 4 units
1,072
4.2%
4.4
5 to 9 units
2,099
8.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
3,677
14.3%
4.4
20 or more units
3,092
12.0%
9.0
Mobile home
1,079
4.2%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Auburn, AL Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
498
1.9%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
423
1.6%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
1,208
4.7%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
1,718
6.7%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
3,162
12.3%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
3,621
14.1%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
5,271
20.5%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
7,527
29.3%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
2,107
8.2%
2.8%
2014 or later
187
0.7%
1.4%

Auburn, AL Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
4,351
19.7%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
220
1.0%
4.7
Electricity
17,353
78.7%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
33
0.1%
1.9
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
7
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
97
0.4%
1.1

Auburn, AL Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
6,433
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
93
1.4%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
216
3.4%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
460
7.2%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,057
16.4%
11.8%
$500 to $999
1,072
16.7%
20.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
1,497
23.3%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
2,038
31.7%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
3,173
50.3%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,340
21.2%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
437
6.9%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
358
5.7%
7.0%
35.0% or more
1,004
15.9%
21.3%
Not Computed
121
0.0%
0.0%

Auburn, AL Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
11,805 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
41
0.3%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
71
0.6%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
197
1.7%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
686
5.8%
11.9%
Less than $500
1,426
12.1%
10.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
2,728
23.1%
28.3%
$500 to $999
6,656
56.4%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
620
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
835
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
1,040
9.3%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
900
8.0%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
982
8.8%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
925
8.3%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
547
4.9%
9.0%
35.0% or more
6,816
60.8%
40.7%
Not Computed
1,215
0.0%
0.0%

Auburn, AL Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
9,636
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
776
8.1%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
475
4.9%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,168
12.1%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,565
16.2%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
2,601
27.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
2,203
22.9%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
752
7.8%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
96
1.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
226,600
 
205,000
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