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Auburn, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Auburn had a population of 12,944 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Auburn is located at latitude 41.3669 and longitude -85.0548 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the City of Auburn (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 866 feet.

The City of Auburn (GNIS ID: 2394022) 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.

The City of Auburn is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of DeKalb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Auburn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Auburn, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 12,944
Population in Households 12,652
Population in Familes 9,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 292
Population Density1 1,822
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 5,354
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 3,407
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,780 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,830 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,524 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 426 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $143,298
Average Home Value $171,402


Median Household Income $44,360
Average Household Income $57,527
Per Capita Income $23,756
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.26%
Households 0.46% 0.29%
Families 0.48% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Auburn, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Auburn to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 66 90th
Population Density1 # 185 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 272 59th
Median Household Income # 413 40th
Per Capita Income # 235 66th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.