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Auburn, California - Basic Facts

The City of Auburn had a population of 14,135 as of July 1, 2019. Auburn ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Auburn is located at latitude 38.8966 and longitude -121.0769 in Placer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Auburn encompass a land area of 7.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Placer County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,237 feet.

The City of Auburn (GNIS ID: 2409754) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Auburn is located within Auburn CCD of Placer County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Auburn: North Fork Dry Diggins, Rich Dry Diggings, Woods Dry Diggings, Wood's Dry Diggings.

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Auburn, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Auburn, CA Housing Affordability Index is 65
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Auburn, CA Wealth Index is 112
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 14,135
Population in Households 13,778
Population in Familes 10,275
Population in Group Qrtrs 357
Population Density 1,970
Diversity Index1 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,832
Average Household Income $85,996
Per Capita Income $37,183
Wealth Index3 112

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,385 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,587 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,511 (39.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 287 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $482,033
Housing Affordability Index2 65
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,098
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 3,584
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.64% 0.87%
Households 0.62% 0.91%
Families 0.34% 0.84%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Auburn, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Auburn to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 417 73rd
Population Density # 609 60th
Diversity Index # 1217 20th
Median Household Income # 824 46th
Per Capita Income # 534 65th

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