Auburn, Maine

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Population in 2013: 22,987 (79% urban, 21% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 11,342  (49.3%)
Females: 11,645  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04210, 04258.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,597 (it was $35,652 in 2000)
Auburn:

$43,597
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,432 (it was $19,942 in 2000)

Auburn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $158,339 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Auburn:

$158,339
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $181,201; Detached houses: $183,933; Townhouses or other attached units: $161,231; In 2-unit structures: $182,061; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,488; Mobile homes: $147,558

Median gross rent in 2012: $698.

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  • White alone - 21,430 (92.8%)
  • Two or more races - 706 (3.1%)
  • Hispanic - 436 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 382 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 139 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Auburn: 95.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (17.9%), French Canadian (14.5%), French (14.2%), Irish (12.4%), German (5.0%), United States (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/24/1842

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 59.8 square miles.

Population density: 384 people per square mile   (very low).

Auburn,ME real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Auburn:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Auburn city:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

750 residents are foreign born (0.7% North America, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% Africa, 0.5% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This city:  3.3%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Auburn, Maine as of March 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Auburn to the number of sex offenders is 459 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,822 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,656 (1.6%)

Auburn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (29.4 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (129.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (290.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Lewiston, ME (1.6 miles ), Minot, ME (2.3 miles ), Mechanic Falls, ME (2.7 miles ), Sabattus, ME (2.8 miles ), Poland, ME (2.8 miles ), Greene, ME (3.0 miles ), Lisbon, ME (3.0 miles ), New Gloucester, ME (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2004: 69 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2005: 68 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2010: 25 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $151,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.09 N, Longitude: 70.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,182 (+18.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,259 (45.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Auburn household income distribution Auburn home values distribution

Property values in Auburn, ME


Crime rates in Auburn by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100000210000
per 100,000 0.04.30.00.00.00.00.08.64.30.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1514922366879715
per 100,000 65.659.838.28.68.512.725.425.934.530.239.230.465.2
Robberies 131089467101413192318
per 100,000 56.942.734.038.617.025.429.743.260.356.182.899.878.3
Assaults 3236864810112113131314
per 100,000 140.0153.734.025.717.033.942.447.590.556.156.656.460.9
Burglaries 262203121105102103142152120134134200179
per 100,000 1146.2866.9513.6449.8433.7435.9601.6656.6517.1578.2583.8867.6778.2
Thefts 665806677628559683632633595694742876913
per 100,000 2909.13441.92873.62690.32376.82890.82677.62734.32564.12994.53232.73800.13969.2
Auto thefts 40512636313529322821191831
per 100,000 175.0217.8110.4154.2131.8148.1122.9138.2120.790.682.878.1134.8
Arson 48100130344634
per 100,000 17.534.242.40.04.312.70.013.017.217.326.113.017.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 312.6320.3210.3177.6153.5185.2199.6230.2224.0222.9247.9288.6316.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Auburn detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 58 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Maine average:

1.70
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1,157 (-4.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Auburn: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Auburn, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Auburn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 174.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from Auburn center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 204.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 105.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.8 miles away from Auburn center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Androscoggin County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Snows: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Auburn topographic map

Birthplace of: Ted Maher - Army, Charles B. Carter - Politician, Lenny Breau - musician, Luke Robinson (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, Robert Luce - Politician, Charlie Small - Baseball player, Wally Clement - Baseball player.

Main business address for: NORTHEAST BANCORP /ME/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Auburn:

  • ANDROSCOGGIN KIDNEY CENTER (1100 MINOT AVENUE)
  • CLOVER HOME HEALTH, INC (477 MINOT AVENUE)
  • AUBURN NURSING HOME (185 SUMMER ST)
  • BOLSTER HEIGHTS HEALTH CARE FACILITY (26 BOLSTER STREET)
  • CLOVER MANOR (440 MINOT AVE)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD HEALTH CARE - AUBURN (109 DAVIS AVE)
  • LOVELETT HEALTH CARE CENTER (392 TURNER ST)
  • ODD FELLOWS AND REBEKAHS' HOME OF MAINE (85 CARON LANE)
  • PROMENADE HEALTH CARE FACILITY (27 CHARLES STREET)
  • SEVILLE PARK PLAZA (200 STETSON ROAD)

Airports located in Auburn:

College/University in Auburn:

  • Central Maine Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,922; Location: 1250 Turner Street; Public; Website: www.cmcc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Auburn:

  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 22 miles; Standish, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 28 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 30 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 31 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 41 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of New England (about 45 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 75 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)

Public high schools in Auburn:

Private high schools in Auburn:

  • ST DOMINIC REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 121 GRACELAWN RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • SPURWINK SCHOOL--AUBURN (Students: 39; Location: 220 DANVILLE CORNER RD; Grades: 4 - 12)
  • MARGARET MURPHY CENTER (Students: 20; Location: 27 CHARLES ST; Grades: 4 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Auburn:

Private elementary/middle school in Auburn:

  • THE RENAISSANCE SCHOOL (Students: 28; Location: 80 LAKE ST; Grades: KG - 9)
See full list of schools located in Auburn, School District: AUBURN

Library in Auburn:

  • AUBURN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,086,236; Location: 49 SPRING STREET; 67,460 books; 3,735 audio materials; 2,980 video materials; 54 other licensed databases; 227 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Auburn: Prospect Hill Golf Course (A), Maine Commerce and Industrial Center (B), Lost Valley Ski Area (C), Kittyhawk Industrial Park (D), Barker Mill (E), Auburn-Lewiston Airpark Industrial Park (F), Auburn Business Park (G), Martindale Golf Course (H), Auburn Fire Department Engine 5 (I), Auburn Fire Department Engine 2 (J), Saint Joseph Rectory (K), Mid-State College Library (L), Auburn Rescue Central Station (M), Auburn Public Library (N), Auburn Municipal Building (O), Auburn Fire Department Museum (P), Androscoggin Historical Society (Q), Androscoggin County Jail (R), Androscoggin County Historical Museum (S), Androscoggin County Courthouse (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Taylor Brook Mall Shopping Center (1), Rook MIni Mall Shopping Center (2), Harvard Mill Mall Shopping Center (3), Center 250 Shopping Center (4), Center Street Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (5), Auburndale Shopping Center (6), Auburn Plaza Shopping Center (7), Auburn Mall Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Auburn include: Marstons Corner Baptist Church (A), Living Waters Church of God (B), High Street Congregational Church (C), Grace Lutheran Church (D), Full Gospel Tabernacle (E), First Church of Christ Scientist (F), East Auburn Baptist Church (G), Court Street Baptist Church (H), Church of the Nazarene (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Brookvale Cemetery (2), Union Cemetery (3), McKenney Cemetery (4), Auburn Plains Cemetery (5), Fitz Cemetery (6), North Auburn Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Taylor Pond (A), Lake Auburn (B), Taylor Brook (C), The Basin (D), Barker Mill Dam Pond (E), Androscoggin River Reservoir (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Taylor Brook (A), Soper Mill Brook (B), Little Androscoggin River (C), Hodgkins Brook (D), Lapham Brook (E), Moose Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Auburn include: West Pitch Park (1), Tot Lot (2), Rodney Bonney Memorial Park (3), Raymond Park (4), Pulsifer Field (5), Mount Apetite-Auburn Suburban Little League Park (6), Moulton Park (7), Main Street Historic District (8), Lakeview Fields (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Auburn Municipal Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Rack M Up (Amusement & Theme Parks; 128 Center Street) (1), Alpine Adventure Tours (Tours & Charters; 280 Poland Spring Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Sleepy Time Motel (46 Danville Corner Road) (1), Auburn Fireside Inn (1777 Washington Street North) (2), Bass Motel (571 Washington Street North) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Androscoggin County - District Attorney For Superior Court (2 Turner Street) (1), Maine State - Courts- Superior Court- Clerk Of Courts (2 Turner Street) (2), Maine State - Courts- Supreme Judicial Court- Justice Clifford (2 Turner Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.6. This is about average.

City:

75.6
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.92. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.92
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.42
U.S.:

9.14

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

AUBURN WATER DISTRICT (Address: C/O AWSD- 268 COURT STREET , Population served: 16,273, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - In JUL-01-2006. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-23-2007 to MAY-12-2009), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
LOST VALLEY SKI AREA (Population served: 698, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008)
ROYS ALLSTEAK HAMBURGERS & GOLF CENTER (Population served: 234, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FOX RIDGE GOLF CLUB (Population served: 183, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2008), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-05-2007), St Intentional no-action (AUG-14-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2006), St Intentional no-action (AUG-14-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
COLONIAL PINES (Population served: 153, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2012)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
POLAND TRAILER PARK - POLAND (Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
KENNEBEC MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NEZINSCOT VILLAGE (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • AMERICAN CONCRETE IND INC (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WOODLAND ACRES MOBILE HOME PK (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.0%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.5% for Black residents, 32.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.0% for American Indian residents, 5.3% for other race residents, 26.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.3%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.1%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Auburn in 2010:

  • 170 people in college/university student housing
  • 128 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 125 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 13 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Auburn in 2000:

  • 526 people in nursing homes
  • 120 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 91 people in other group homes
  • 79 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 41 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 21 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Auburn, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Auburn compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Banks with branches in Auburn (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Mid Maine Branch at 10 Great Falls Plaza, branch established on 1983/03/14; Auburn Shaw's Branch at 600 Center Street, branch established on 1996/11/15. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • KeyBank National Association: Auburndale Shopping Center Branch at 600 Center Street, branch established on 1979/10/11; Auburn Branch at 1 Great Falls Plaza, branch established on 1960/03/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Androscoggin Savings Bank: Turner Street Branch at 649 Turner Street, branch established on 1965/11/10; Minot Avenue Branch at 683 Minot Avenue, branch established on 1972/10/14. Info updated 2008/07/01: Bank assets: $707.2 mil, Deposits: $506.9 mil, headquarters in Lewiston, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Androscoggin Bancorp, Mhc
  • Mechanics' Savings Bank: at 100 Minot Avenue, branch established on 1875/02/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $334.3 mil, Deposits: $248.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • People's United Bank: Auburn Branch at 223 Center Street, branch established on 2000/10/18. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Auburn Savings Bank, FSB: Auburn Savings Bank, Fsb at 256 Court St, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $77.8 mil, Deposits: $53.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Court Street Branch at 178 Court Street, branch established on 1965/03/03. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Northeast Bank: Auburn Branch at 232 Center Street, branch established on 1997/02/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $587.1 mil, Deposits: $401.6 mil, headquarters in Lewiston, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Northeast Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Auburn, Maine:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 170 Ctr St, Auburn, ME 04210 , Phone: (207) 784-1331, Fax: (207) 692-0444
  • A Fireside Inn & Suites, 1777 Washington St, Auburn, ME 04210 , Phone: (207) 774-6151, Fax: (207) 871-0537
  • Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch, 14 Great Falls Plz, Auburn, ME 04210 , Phone: (207) 784-4433, Fax: (207) 777-7328
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Auburn, 670 Turner St, Auburn, ME 04210 , Phone: (207) 777-3400, Fax: (207) 777-3433
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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Auburn travel time to work - commute Auburn mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Auburn city (based on Androscoggin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.79%
Here: 49.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchConservative Baptist Association of AmericaUnited Church of Christ
Adherents75.6%3.8%3.3%2.1%1.7%
Congregations16.0%9.3%8.0%6.7%8.0%
NameVineyard USA Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of the NazareneLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.5%1.2%1.2%1.1%8.6%
Congregations2.7%1.3%8.0%2.7%37.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Androscoggin County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Androscoggin County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Androscoggin County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Androscoggin County:

27.9%
Maine:

25.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$59,520$54,9422$3,166
Other Government Administration 12$49,298$49,2982$6,831
Police Protection - Officers 48$239,316$59,8290$0
Police - Other 6$20,443$40,8861$1,559
Firefighters 55$261,630$57,0830$0
Fire - Other 1$3,513$42,1561$2,103
Streets and Highways 60$213,680$42,7360$0
Welfare 1$4,635$55,6201$1,272
Parks and Recreation 13$38,248$35,3068$2,578
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$14,174$56,6960$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 449$1,591,281$42,529111$82,535
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 83$257,769$37,268102$131,940
Totals for Government 744$2,753,507$44,411228$231,984

Auburn government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,919,000 ($170.49)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $31,296,000 ($1361.47)
    General - Other: $8,283,000 ($360.33)
    Regular Highways: $4,278,000 ($186.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,296,000 ($143.39)
    Police Protection: $2,700,000 ($117.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,167,000 ($94.27)
    Central Staff Services: $1,105,000 ($48.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $964,000 ($41.94)
    Libraries: $838,000 ($36.46)
    Financial Administration: $684,000 ($29.76)
    General Public Buildings: $154,000 ($6.70)
    Air Transportation: $136,000 ($5.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $108,000 ($4.70)
    Health - Other: $86,000 ($3.74)
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000 ($1.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,473,000 ($107.58)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,170,000 ($50.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $14,539,000 ($632.49)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,185,000 ($312.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,289,000 ($926.13)

Auburn government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $414,000 ($18.01)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $313,000 ($13.62)
    All Other: $312,000 ($13.57)
    Parking Facilities: $182,000 ($7.92)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $89,000 ($3.87)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $77,000 ($3.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,575,000 ($68.52)
    Interest Earnings: $548,000 ($23.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $68,000 ($2.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $18,343,000 ($797.97)
    All Other: $3,833,000 ($166.75)
    General Local Government Support: $3,223,000 ($140.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $587,000 ($25.54)
  • Tax - Property: $44,495,000 ($1935.66)
    Other License: $336,000 ($14.62)

Auburn government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,041,000 ($3003.48)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,329,000 ($2754.99)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,291,000 ($578.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,579,000 ($329.71)

Auburn government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,292,000 ($447.73)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,066,000 ($481.40)

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Maine average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, ME  1.23% ($35,222 average AGI)
from Oxford County, ME  0.58% ($27,227)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.56% ($28,150)


5.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($159 average AGI)
Androscoggin County:

0.05%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, ME  1.26% ($37,544 average AGI)
to Oxford County, ME  0.60% ($32,016)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.52% ($33,773)

Strongest AM radio stations in Auburn:

  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCNM (1240 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WJJB (900 AM; 1 kW; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Auburn:

  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLZ (98.9 FM; BRUNSWICK, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WJJB-FM (95.5 FM; TOPSHAM, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WOXO-FM (92.7 FM; NORWAY, ME; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRBC (91.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: PRES. & TRUSTEES OF BATES COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Auburn:

  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Auburn fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 47
Total length: 384 meters (1,260ft)
Total costs: $10,826,000
Total average daily traffic: 374,460
Total average daily truck traffic: 25,024

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 6
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 19
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 4
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Auburn, ME
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Auburn)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Auburn, ME)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 101 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Auburn)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Auburn)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED120$129,658109$134,202388$132,18065$59,9083$214,33337$91,40511$83,909
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$138,00015$123,86745$161,2226$107,3330$03$88,3330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$125,81819$152,895144$147,27825$43,9202$207,0009$150,6673$105,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$108,8336$171,33365$147,6004$130,7500$04$123,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$109,0005$153,20018$163,7221$192,0000$03$52,3330$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00 , 0102.00, 0103.00, 0104.00, 0105.00, 0106.00, 0107.00, 0108.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$185,61511$153,2731$268,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$183,0008$227,3750$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$163,3332$241,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00 , 0102.00, 0103.00, 0104.00, 0105.00, 0106.00, 0107.00, 0108.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 154
  • Hazardous Condition: 203
  • Service Call: 17
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Auburn

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Auburn, ME
Most common first names in Auburn, ME among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15575.3 years
George14777.8 years
Mary14281.9 years
William14275.8 years
Robert13770.6 years
Joseph13376.6 years
Charles9676.3 years
Alice9682.5 years
Arthur9077.4 years
Marie8482.5 years
Most common last names in Auburn, ME among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6777.1 years
Pelletier6075.0 years
Cote5377.7 years
Davis4677.8 years
Ouellette4674.7 years
Brown4279.6 years
Morin4176.5 years
Jordan4072.8 years
Libby3976.1 years
Johnson3977.1 years
Businesses in Auburn, ME
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1Marriott1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Burger King2OfficeMax1
CVS1Pac Sun1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Circle K4Pizza Hut2
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid2
Deb1Ruby Tuesday1
Decora Cabinetry2SAS Shoes1
Dennys1Shaw's1
Domino's Pizza1Spencer Gifts1
Dunkin Donuts6Starbucks1
Famous Footwear1Subaru1
FedEx6Subway3
Ford1T-Mobile2
GNC3T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop2T.J.Maxx1
Goodwill3Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hilton1U.S. Cellular2
Home Depot1UPS7
Honda1Vans1
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless1
JCPenney1Volkswagen1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Kohl's1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1
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