Auburn, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 13,169 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.1%
 
Males: 6,625  (50.3%)
Females: 6,544  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46706.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,739 (it was $42,762 in 2000)
Auburn:

$55,739
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,084 (it was $20,945 in 2000)

Auburn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,642 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Auburn:

$131,642
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $131,172; detached houses: $141,801; townhouses or other attached units: $134,566; in 2-unit structures: $140,547; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $123,089; mobile homes: $26,746

Median gross rent in 2017: $678.

March 2019 cost of living index in Auburn: 76.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.3%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 79.6% for Black residents, 5.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Auburn, IN (2010)
    • 12,13495.3%White alone
    • 3322.6%Hispanic
    • 910.7%Asian alone
    • 880.7%Two or more races
    • 530.4%Black alone
    • 220.2%American Indian alone
    • 110.09%Other race alone

Races in Auburn detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Auburn, Indiana as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Auburn is 321 to 1.


Crime rates in Auburn by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.9)
3
(23.5)
3
(23.3)
4
(30.9)
5
(38.1)
5
(37.8)
4
(31.3)
4
(31.1)
5
(39.1)
4
(31.3)
3
(23.3)
6
(46.1)
1
(7.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(70.7)
16
(125.3)
12
(93.0)
2
(15.5)
5
(38.1)
3
(22.7)
4
(31.3)
3
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(23.3)
2
(15.4)
4
(30.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(55.0)
9
(70.5)
3
(23.3)
4
(30.9)
8
(60.9)
6
(45.4)
2
(15.6)
6
(46.7)
6
(46.9)
4
(31.3)
2
(15.6)
1
(7.7)
2
(15.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
65
(510.6)
83
(649.9)
78
(604.6)
48
(371.3)
54
(411.3)
76
(574.5)
57
(445.5)
40
(311.5)
34
(265.6)
30
(234.4)
34
(264.5)
36
(276.7)
27
(204.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
374
(2,938)
389
(3,046)
344
(2,666)
356
(2,754)
290
(2,209)
276
(2,086)
369
(2,884)
355
(2,764)
203
(1,586)
232
(1,813)
244
(1,898)
212
(1,630)
133
(1,006)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(157.1)
21
(164.4)
20
(155.0)
12
(92.8)
8
(60.9)
9
(68.0)
8
(62.5)
14
(109.0)
12
(93.7)
8
(62.5)
15
(116.7)
13
(99.9)
9
(68.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)204.3251.0212.5179.2176.1175.2189.0182.4130.1125.2132.6151.078.1

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City-data.com crime index in Auburn, IN

Crime rate in Auburn detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 25 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Indiana average:

1.42
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Ancestries: German (30.3%), American (21.2%), English (10.0%), Irish (3.3%), Italian (2.4%), European (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 869 feet

Land area: 6.65 square miles.

Population density: 1,981 people per square mile   (low).

Auburn, Indiana map

228 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,031 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $712 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (20.2 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (139.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Garrett, IN (2.0 miles ),
Waterloo, IN (2.2 miles ),
Altona, IN (2.3 miles),
Corunna, IN (2.6 miles ),
St. Joe, IN (3.0 miles ),
Avilla, IN (3.1 miles ),
Butler, IN (3.3 miles ),
Leo-Cedarville, IN (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.37 N, Longitude: 85.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,829 (+21.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,737 (42.9%)

Area code: 260

Distribution of median household income in Auburn, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Auburn, IN in 2017
Auburn satellite photo by USGS

Auburn tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 78 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 1998: 83 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 1999: 81 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2000: 53 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2001: 63 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2002: 52 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2003: 64 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2005: 55 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2006: 49 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2010: 32 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $186,800
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2013: 33 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2014: 40 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2015: 34 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2016: 87 buildings, average cost: $193,100
  • 2017: 87 buildings, average cost: $176,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Auburn, IN residents
Average permit cost in Auburn, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Auburn, IN
Historical housing units in Auburn, IN

Population change in the 1990s: +2,277 (+23.2%).
Most common industries in Auburn, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (13.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.9%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.8%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (19.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (13.3%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
  • Educational services (3.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Auburn, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Engineers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Auburn, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Auburn, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.4. This is about average.

City:

74.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.447. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.447
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Auburn-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Auburn city center killed 18 people and injured 285 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 25.9 miles away from the city center killed 23 people and injured 294 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Auburn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from Auburn center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 251.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 226.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 202.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 241.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 231.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Auburn topographic map

Main business address for: PEOPLES BANCORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Auburn:

  • DEKALB HEALTH (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1316 E SEVENTH ST)
  • NORTHEASTERN CENTER (provides emergency services, 1850 WESLEY ROAD)
  • BETZ NURSING HOME (116 BETZ RD)
  • WESLEY HEALTHCARE (1751 WESLEY ROAD)
  • DAVITA- QUAD COUNTIES DIALYSIS CENTER (528 N GRANDSTAFF DR)
  • FMC - NORTHEAST INDIANA KIDNEY CENTER - AUBURN (1144 WEST 15TH STREET)
  • DEKALB MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH SERVICES (400 ERIE PASS)

Airports and heliports located in Auburn:

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Amtrak station near Auburn:

  • 5 miles: WATERLOO (LINCOLN & CENTER STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Auburn:

  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 18 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; Full-time enrollment: 10,126)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 21 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 21 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Northwest State Community College (about 40 miles; Archbold, OH; FT enrollment: 2,406)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 64 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 4,231)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 64 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 64 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)

Private high school in Auburn:

Public elementary/middle schools in Auburn:

See full list of schools located in Auburn

Library in Auburn:

  • ECKHART PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $863,148; Location: 603 SOUTH JACKSON STREET; 70,252 books; 6,597 audio materials; 3,266 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 188 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Auburn: Auburn Fire Department Station 2 (A), Auburn Fire Department (B), Northeastern Center (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Auburn: PEOPLES BANCORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Auburn: Trinity Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Mott Cemetery (1), Roselawn Cemetery (2), Woodlawn Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Auburn include: Riley Park (1), Thomas Park (2), Carr Field (3), Memorial Park (4), Desoto Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hoosier Air Museum (2822 County Road 62), Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum (1600 Wayne Street), Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival Inc (Museums; 1600 Wayne Street), S S Self Storage (Amusement & Theme Parks; 544 North Street), Dekalb County Visitors Bureaus (204 North Jackson Street), National Automotive & Truck Museum (1000 Gordon M Buehrig), Classic Tours Inc (Tours & Charters; 3900 County Road 62).

Hotels: Ramada Ltd Stes and Conf Ctr (306 Touring Drive), LK Country Hearth Inn (1115 West 7th Street), Comfort Suites Auburn (1137 West 15th Street), La Quinta Inn Auburn (306 Touring Drive), Auburn Hotel (9th & Main), Auburn Inn (225 Touring Drive), Super 8 Auburn IN (503 Ley Drive), Super 8 Motel (503 Ley Drive).

Courts: De Kalb County - Superior Court (Court House), De Kalb County - Voter Registration- Clerk-Circuit Court (Court House), Dekalb County - Clerk-Superior Court Ii (Court House), Dekalb County - Superior Court Ii (Court House), De Kalb County - Clerk-Superior Court (Court House), De Kalb County - Circuit Court (Court House).

Birthplace of: Will Cuppy - Book editor, Sheldon Vanauken - Journalist, Jaynie Krick - Baseball player, Walter Hartman Hodge - Judge.

DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Auburn and their reported violations in the past:

LAKELAND MANOR MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 66, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Other (NOV-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Other (NOV-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Other (NOV-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-25-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-18-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-19-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Other (NOV-19-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-02-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-19-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2012), St Other (NOV-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-19-2013)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In FEB-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-21-2011 to MAY-24-2012)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Auburn that have no violations reported:

  • AUBURN WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 12,500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKESIDE CAMPGROUND (Serves MI, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SANDY HILL TRAILER COURT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Auburn in 2010:

  • 143 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 76 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Auburn in 2000:

  • 142 people in nursing homes
  • 62 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with most branches in Auburn (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Auburn West Seventh Branch at 812 West Seventh Street, branch established on 1981/03/16; Auburn Branch at 200 S Van Buren St, branch established on 1902/12/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Lake City Bank: Auburn Branch at 1220 East 7th Street, branch established on 2002/11/04. Info updated 2006/05/11: Bank assets: $2,885.4 mil, Deposits: $2,413.2 mil, headquarters in Warsaw, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Lakeland Financial Corporation
  • The Farmers & Merchants State Bank: Auburn Branch at 403 Erie Pass, branch established on 1996/08/20. Info updated 2010/07/16: Bank assets: $923.0 mil, Deposits: $740.4 mil, headquarters in Archbold, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Auburn Branch at 101 North Main Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Peoples Federal Savings Bank of DeKalb County: Peoples Federal Savings Bank Of Deka at 212 West Seventh Street, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $484.6 mil, Deposits: $362.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • The Campbell & Fetter Bank: Auburn Branch at 1001 West Seventh Street, branch established on 1985/10/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $274.3 mil, Deposits: $178.8 mil, headquarters in Kendallville, IN, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: C&F Banc Shares Corporation
  • The Hicksville Bank: Auburn Banking Ctr Branch Of The Hic at 1130 W 15th St, branch established on 1999/03/22. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $117.5 mil, Deposits: $98.5 mil, headquarters in Hicksville, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Empire Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community State Bank: Auburn Branch at 708 W 7th Street, branch established on 2008/01/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $184.0 mil, Deposits: $153.3 mil, headquarters in Avilla, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Community Financial Corp.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Auburn Walmart Branch at 505 Touring Drive, branch established on 2008/01/02. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)

For population 15 years and over in Auburn:

Marital status in Auburn, IN
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Auburn:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Auburn
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Religion statistics for Auburn, IN (based on DeKalb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,31348
Catholic5,2953
Mainline Protestant3,55624
Other11
None25,058-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
DeKalb County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
DeKalb County:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
DeKalb County:

7.67 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
DeKalb County:

9.2%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

30.1%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.6%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.2%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.1%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Auburn:

28.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Auburn:

20.4%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Auburn:

10.5%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Auburn:

34.2%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

56.9%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.6%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Auburn, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23$90,042$46,9780$0
Electric Power 18$85,370$56,9130$0
Firefighters 18$73,160$48,7733$2,035
Financial Administration 16$72,044$54,0331$2,081
Other Government Administration 16$32,019$24,0140$0
Sewerage 15$59,086$47,2690$0
Streets and Highways 12$39,627$39,6271$1,659
Water Supply 10$33,770$40,5240$0
Parks and Recreation 4$13,923$41,7691$1,306
Other and Unallocable 3$13,007$52,0280$0
Fire - Other 2$8,184$49,1040$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,869$58,4280$0
Police - Other 1$3,716$44,5922$2,019
Totals for Government 139$528,817$45,6538$9,100

Auburn government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $553,000 ($41.99)
    Police Protection: $136,000 ($10.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $80,000 ($6.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $35,425,000 ($2690.03)
    General - Other: $2,907,000 ($220.75)
    Sewerage: $2,834,000 ($215.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,875,000 ($142.38)
    Police Protection: $1,788,000 ($135.77)
    Water Utilities: $1,763,000 ($133.88)
    Regular Highways: $1,071,000 ($81.33)
    Central Staff Services: $1,009,000 ($76.62)
    General Public Buildings: $974,000 ($73.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $583,000 ($44.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $569,000 ($43.21)
    Financial Administration: $36,000 ($2.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $33,000 ($2.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $408,000 ($30.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $99,000 ($7.52)
    Police Protection: $98,000 ($7.44)
    Regular Highways: $82,000 ($6.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($1.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,474,000 ($643.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($2.89)

Auburn government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,733,000 ($511.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $636,000 ($48.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($5.70)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,852,000 ($216.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $149,000 ($11.31)
    Fines and Forfeits: $15,000 ($1.14)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($1.06)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($0.68)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $37,531,000 ($2849.95)
    Water Utilities: $2,816,000 ($213.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $474,000 ($35.99)
    Highways: $344,000 ($26.12)
  • Tax - Property: $5,259,000 ($399.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $63,000 ($4.78)
    Other License: $52,000 ($3.95)

Auburn government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,586,000 ($1563.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,237,000 ($1460.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,349,000 ($102.44)

Auburn government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,752,000 ($1879.57)

6.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Allen County, IN  2.02% ($59,828 average AGI)
from Steuben County, IN  0.94% ($40,056)
from Noble County, IN  0.88% ($34,785)


6.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Allen County, IN  1.95% ($39,437 average AGI)
to Steuben County, IN  1.03% ($33,415)
to Noble County, IN  0.91% ($31,545)
Businesses in Auburn, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1La Quinta1
Applebee's1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Ryan's Grill1
Cracker Barrel1Sears1
Curves1Staples1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Days Inn1Steak 'n Shake1
Fashion Bug1Super 81
FedEx3T-Mobile2
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul1
Goodwill1UPS4
H&R Block1Vans1
Hilton1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
Home Depot1YMCA1
Jones New York1

Strongest AM radio stations in Auburn:

  • WGLL (1570 AM; 1 kW; AUBURN, IN; Owner: THE RAYMOND S. AND DOROTHY N. MOORE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFCV (1090 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMSH-FM (99 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGL (1250 AM; 2 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Auburn:

  • WXTW (102.3 FM; AUBURN, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBTU (93.3 FM; KENDALLVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WBNI-FM (89.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NE IN., INC.)
  • WNHT (96.3 FM; CHURUBUSCO, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFJZ (106.7 FM; HICKSVILLE, OH; Owner: FALLEN TIMBER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFWI (92.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJFX (107.9 FM; NEW HAVEN, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE RADIO CORP.)
  • WYLT (103.9 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLKI (100.3 FM; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLDE (101.7 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WDFM (98.1 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSHI (106.3 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: JAMMIN' BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTHD (105.5 FM; LAGRANGE, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQHK-FM (105.1 FM; DECATUR, IN; Owner: JAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBE (90.9 FM; BRYAN, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/G FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • W277AK (103.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Auburn:

  • W07CL (Channel 7; AUBURN, IN; Owner: THE RAYMOND S. AND DOROTHY N. MOORE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • WINM (Channel 63; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W66BD (Channel 53; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • W45AG (Channel 45; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAN STAR, INC.)
  • DW68BN (Channel 68; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: ZONATION BROADCASTING)
  • WDFM-LP (Channel 19; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Auburn fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 50Number of bridges
  • 397ft / 121mTotal length
  • 488,383Total average daily traffic
  • 89,026Total average daily truck traffic
  • 394,725Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Auburn, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 281960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Auburn, IN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Auburn)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Auburn, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 127 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Auburn)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Auburn)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$85,810100$88,483300$86,10810$30,75941$73,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$93,20011$83,51535$79,8043$26,1706$74,877
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$94,85226$43,251104$76,64423$14,7749$61,426
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$09$104,74760$85,2170$02$61,580
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$76,5202$55,80512$96,0940$01$56,060

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.00 , 0205.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$84,45040$93,4177$66,397
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$121,9777$96,5200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$64,0152$91,2950$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.00 , 0205.00

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 50. The highest number of fires - 76 took place in 2009, and the least - 3 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Auburn, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.0%), and Outside Fires (35.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Auburn, IN
    • 35942.0%Structure Fires
    • 30435.6%Outside Fires
    • 14116.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 516.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Auburn, IN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Auburn, Indiana:

  • Holiday Inn Express - Auburn, 404 Touring Dr, Auburn, Indiana 46706 , Phone: (260) 925-1900
  • Red Roof Inn Auburn, 503 Ley Dr, Auburn, Indiana 46706 , Phone: (260) 927-8800
  • La Quinta Inn - Auburn, 306 Touring Dr, Auburn, Indiana 46706 , Phone: (260) 920-1900, Fax: (260) 920-1992
  • Hampton Inn, 1020 Smaltz Way, Auburn, Indiana 46706 , Phone: (260) 925-1100, Fax: (260) 925-1800
  • Holiday Inn Express Auburn, 300 Lenora Ln, Auburn, Indiana 46706 , Phone: (260) 333-9700
  • Comfort Suites Auburn, 1137 W 15th St, Auburn, Indiana 46706 , Phone: (260) 920-7600, Fax: (260) 920-7610
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Auburn, Indiana
Most common first names in Auburn, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert10871.0 years
Mary10179.9 years
John8276.9 years
William6877.9 years
Ruth6681.9 years
Charles5973.2 years
George5377.1 years
James4971.7 years
Helen4682.7 years
Harold3873.6 years
Most common last names in Auburn, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller4580.2 years
Smith4274.9 years
Brown3373.8 years
Myers2982.0 years
Johnson2273.5 years
Grogg1981.1 years
Baker1774.9 years
Thomas1768.8 years
Clark1780.9 years
Watson1677.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Auburn, IN
  • 85.0%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Electricity
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Auburn, IN
  • 50.2%Utility gas
  • 47.5%Electricity
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used


Auburn compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Auburn on our top lists:

  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
There are 44 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 108 patent applications in 2008-2020.