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Auburn, Indiana - Basic Facts

Auburn is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Auburn.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in DeKalb County at latitude 41.367 and longitude -85.0589. DeKalb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 866 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Auburn (see map) encompass a land area of 7.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Auburn, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 12,929
Population in Households 12,637
Population in Familes 9,994
Population in Group Qrtrs 292
Population Density1 1,820
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 5,344
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 3,402
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,756 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,830 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,514 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 412 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $127,848
Average Home Value $152,337


Median Household Income $44,398
Average Household Income $57,098
Per Capita Income $23,563
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.36% 0.29%
Households 0.53% 0.32%
Families 0.56% 0.21%
Median Household Income   3.71%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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, 2014 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 # 277 60th
Median Household Income # 430 37th
Per Capita Income # 262 62nd

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