Auburn, Washington

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Population in 2013: 74,860 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +85.7%
Males: 35,809  (47.8%)
Females: 39,051  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  37.8 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98002, 98030, 98042, 98092.

Auburn Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,105 (it was $39,208 in 2000)
Auburn:

$55,105
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,292 (it was $19,630 in 2000)

Auburn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $202,100 (it was $132,400 in 2000)
Auburn:

$202,100
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $213,435; Detached houses: $261,321; Townhouses or other attached units: $173,020; In 2-unit structures: $143,782; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $157,043; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $151,263; Mobile homes: $32,002

Median gross rent in 2013: $966.

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  • Races in Auburn, WA (2013)

    Auburn races chart
    • 49,16466.5%White alone
    • 7,99010.8%Asian alone
    • 5,5317.5%Two or more races
    • 4,1205.6%Hispanic
    • 3,0434.1%Black alone
    • 2,1202.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1,7512.4%American Indian alone
    • 1630.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Auburn: 109.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (11.4%), English (8.6%), Irish (8.5%), Norwegian (3.8%), Ukrainian (3.5%), United States (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Elevation: 85 feet

Land area: 21.3 square miles.

Population density: 3,521 people per square mile   (average).

Auburn,WA real estate house value index trend

Auburn, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Auburn:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Auburn city:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

14,282 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America, 4.8% Europe, 2.0% Asia).

This city:

19.3%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 74 registered sex offenders living in Auburn, Washington as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Auburn to the number of sex offenders is 993 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,977 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,355 (1.8%)

Auburn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kent, WA (5.6 miles , pop. 79,524).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (21.8 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (935.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Lea Hill, WA (1.4 miles ), Algona, WA (1.5 miles ), Pacific, WA (1.8 miles ), Lakeland North, WA (1.9 miles ), Lakeland South, WA (1.9 miles ), Lake Holm, WA (2.0 miles ), Lake Tapps, WA (2.3 miles ), Kent, WA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 244 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 1998: 364 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 1999: 103 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2000: 211 buildings, average cost: $219,500
  • 2001: 193 buildings, average cost: $220,200
  • 2002: 244 buildings, average cost: $198,100
  • 2003: 243 buildings, average cost: $238,400
  • 2004: 405 buildings, average cost: $219,500
  • 2005: 288 buildings, average cost: $232,300
  • 2006: 138 buildings, average cost: $252,400
  • 2007: 234 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2008: 121 buildings, average cost: $184,200
  • 2009: 114 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2010: 184 buildings, average cost: $192,900
  • 2011: 217 buildings, average cost: $204,100
  • 2012: 416 buildings, average cost: $232,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.30 N, Longitude: 122.21 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): More Than You Imagined

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,038 (+8.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,858 (23.2%)

Area code: 253

Auburn household income distribution Auburn home values distribution

Property values in Auburn, WA


Crime rates in Auburn by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 051110104
per 100,000 0.012.02.22.22.20.02.00.07.0
Rapes 183180161424121413
per 100,000 43.974.7179.435.430.750.124.127.622.8
Robberies 69686990851229210292
per 100,000 168.5163.8154.8199.2186.4254.7185.1201.3161.6
Assaults 141169146136168159143159165
per 100,000 344.3407.1327.5301.0368.5332.0287.7313.9289.8
Burglaries 683575594859623686590630590
per 100,000 1,667.61,385.21,332.31,901.21,366.61,432.31,186.91,243.61,036.3
Thefts 2,2972,2312,0752,3372,5092,2161,9622,3432,362
per 100,000 5,608.55,374.64,653.95,172.45,503.54,626.83,946.94,625.04,148.7
Auto thefts 701876816802869642673640369
per 100,000 1,711.62,110.31,830.21,775.01,906.21,340.41,353.91,263.3648.1
Arson 354743413437302318
per 100,000 85.5113.296.490.774.677.360.445.431.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 311.5) 632.6695.2685.8634.7626.9575.5485.7518.4429.1

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Crime rate in Auburn detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 117 (99 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Washington average:

1.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Auburn, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Auburn-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 153% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 13.9 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 22.6 miles away from Auburn center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 5.6 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 50.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 42.9 miles away from Auburn center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 59.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in King County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 15, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Auburn topographic map

Birthplace of: Tobi Vail - Musician, Greg Bahnsen - Presbyterian cleric, Wade Webber - Soccer player, Greg Haugen - Boxer, Jo Ann Washam - Professional golfer, Anna Fairclough - Politician, Blair Rasmussen - Basketball player, David Paulson - Football player, Emily Kukors - Swimmer, Patricia Lantz - Politician.

Main business address for: ZONES INC (RETAIL-CATALOG & MAIL-ORDER HOUSES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Auburn:

  • MULTICARE AUBURN MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 202 NORTH DIVISION STREET PLAZA ONE)
  • NKC AUBURN KIDNEY CENTER (1501 WEST VALLEY HIGHWAY N)
  • APPLEGATE CARE CENTER (414 SEVENTEENTH AVE SE)
  • CANTERBURY HOUSE (502 29TH STREET SOUTHEAST)
  • GREEN RIVER TERRACE NURSING CENTER (2830 I ST NE)
  • NORTH AUBURN REHAB AND HEALTH CENTER (2830 I STREET NORTHEAST)
  • REGENCY AUBURN LLC (414 - 17TH SOUTHEAST)

Airports and heliports located in Auburn:

See details about airports and heliports located in Auburn, WA

Amtrak station near Auburn:

  • 11 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Auburn:

  • Green River Community College (Full-time enrollment: 7,425; Location: 12401 SE 320th St; Public; Website: www.greenriver.edu/)
  • Cascade Beauty College (FT enrollment: 59; Location: 435 E Main St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cascadebeautycollege.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Auburn:

  • Highline Community College (about 8 miles; Des Moines, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,074)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 11 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 12 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Bates Technical College (about 12 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 13 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,788)
  • Renton Technical College (about 13 miles; Renton, WA; FT enrollment: 2,549)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 15 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)

Public high schools in Auburn:

Private high school in Auburn:

  • AUBURN ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 301; Location: 5000 AUBURN WAY S; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Auburn:

Private elementary/middle schools in Auburn:

  • BUENA VISTA SDA SCHOOL (Students: 222; Location: 3320 ACADEMY DR SE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 206; Location: 1312 2ND ST SE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • RCS-KENT VIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 205; Location: 20 49TH ST NE; Grades: KG - 6)
  • HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 505 17TH ST SE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GREEN RIVER MONTESSORI (Students: 88; Location: 1003 10TH ST NE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST NICHOLAS MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 81; Location: 31015 MILITARY RD S; Grades: PK - 6)
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Notable locations in Auburn: Hart Industrial Parks (A), Auburn Center (B), College Way Center (C), Auburn Golf Course (D), East Auburn (E), Emerald Downs (F), Auburn Sewage Lagoons (G), King County Medic One (H), White River Historical Museum (I), Aukeen District Court (J), North Auburn Rehabilitation and Health Center (K), Regency Auburn (L), Canterbury House (M), Valley Regional Fire Authority Station 32 (N), Valley Regional Fire Authority Station 33 (O), Valley Regional Fire Authority Station 31 Headquarters (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Super Mall of the Great West (1), Auburn North Shopping Center (2), Auburn Shopping Center (3), Auburn 400 Shopping Center (4), Main and M Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Auburn include: Zion Lutheran Church (A), Auburn City Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Auburn Missionary Baptist Church (C), Bible Chapel (D), Lifegate Auburn Foursquare Church (E), Auburn Free Methodist Church (F), Saint Matthew Episcopal Church of Auburn (G), White River Presbyterian Church (H), Church of the Nazarene of Auburn (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: White Lake Cemetery (1), Auburn Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: White Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Auburn include: Scotch Brown Park (1), Dykstra Park (2), Brannan Park (3), Les Grove Park (4), Auburn Rotary Park (5), Cedar Lanes Park (6), Ballard Park (7), Terminal Park (8), Falmer Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Neely Mansion (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 12303 Southeast Auburn Black Diamond) (1), Mountain Coin Machine Distributors (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3902 B Street Northwest) (2), Java Billiards (Arcades & Amusements; 2812 Auburn Way North) (3), Hole In The Wall Paintball (Arcades & Amusements; 22011 Auburn Black Diamond Road) (4), British Adventures (Tours & Charters; 29328 40th Avenue South) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (1521 D Street Northeast) (1), A Royal 'A' Motel (2102 Auburn Way N) (2), Auburn Days Inn (1521 D St NE) (3), Comfort Inn (One Sixteenth St Northeast) (4), Heritage Home (134 East Main Street) (5), Best Western Peppertree Auburn Inn (401 8th Street Southwest) (6), Howard Johnson (1521 D Street NE) (7), Auburn Motel (1202 Auburn Way South) (8), Comfort Inn Auburn (One 16th Street Northeast) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Auburn City - Court- Auburn Municipal Court (3 1st Street Northwest) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

King County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.233. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.233
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 18.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 19.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.24. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.24
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00481
U.S.:

0.01468

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

AUBURN, CITY OF (Address: 25 W Main , Population served: 55,258, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
CRESTVIEW TRACTS #3 (Population served: 82, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BRAUNWOOD ESTATES (Address: 25 W Main , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • TESORO STORE 76 (Serves AK, Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.6%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.6% for Black residents, 38.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.7% for American Indian residents, 33.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.6% for other race residents, 21.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Auburn in 2010:

  • 228 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 161 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 112 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 105 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 30 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Auburn in 2000:

  • 220 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 177 people in nursing homes
  • 73 people in other group homes
  • 66 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Auburn, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Auburn compared to Washington state average:

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

Banks with most branches in Auburn (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Lake Tapps Banking Center Branch, Auburn Branch, North Auburn Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lake Tapps Branch, Auburn Branch, Auburn Motorbank Branch. 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
  • Columbia State Bank: South Auburn Branch at 4101 'a' Street Se, branch established on 1993/07/22; Auburn Branch at 2041 Auburn Way North, branch established on 1990/06/21. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • KeyBank National Association: Forest Villa Branch at 3004 Auburn Way South, branch established on 1967/04/15; Auburn Branch at One East Main St., branch established on 2010/06/30. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Auburn Branch at 1341 Auburn Way North, branch established on 1967/05/15; Auburn Central Branch at 18 Auburn Way North, branch established on 1950/02/14. 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
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Auburn Branch at 1261 Auburn Way North, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Washington Federal: Auburn Branch at 206 A St. Se, branch established on 1993/10/25. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • Timberland Bank: Auburn Branch at 202 Auburn Way South P.O. Box 1635, branch established on 1994/09/15. Info updated 2008/07/15: Bank assets: $731.3 mil, Deposits: $589.4 mil, headquarters in Hoquiam, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Timberland Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Auburn Branch at 401 15th Street, N.E., branch established on 1979/12/03. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Auburn, Washington:

  • Cedars Inn, 102 15th St, Auburn, WA 98002 , Phone: (253) 833-8007, Fax: (253) 931-1113
  • Howard Johnson, 1521 D St Ne, Auburn, WA 98002 , Phone: (253) 939-5950, Fax: (253) 735-4197
  • Val U Inn Auburn, 9 14TH Ave NW, Auburn, WA 98001 , Phone: (253) 735-9600, Fax: (253) 735-5228
  • Comfort Inn, 1 16TH St NE, Auburn, WA 98002 , Phone: (253) 333-8888, Fax: (253) 883-3133
  • Best Western Peppertree Auburn Inn, 401 8TH St SW, Auburn, WA 98001 , Phone: (253) 887-7600
  • Travelodge Suites, Nine 16th St NW, Auburn, WA 98001 , Phone: (253) 833-7171, Fax: (253) 735-5132
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Auburn, 225 6th St South E, Auburn, WA 98002 , Phone: (253) 804-9999, Fax: (253) 833-9998
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Auburn, Washington

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Washington average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (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

Neighborhoods in Auburn:

(Auburn, Washington Neighborhood Map)

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic278,34071
Evangelical Protestant204,523711
Other119,713329
Mainline Protestant104,806304
Orthodox12,25720
Black Protestant7,03024
None1,204,580-
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: 439
King County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 29
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 220
King County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 399
King County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,027
Here:

10.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
King County:

20.5%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.6%
State:

13.9%
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 48$300,700$75,1753$5,734
Other Government Administration 22$106,172$57,9121$4,230
Judicial and Legal 15$97,966$78,3731$4,674
Police Protection - Officers 96$763,370$95,4210$0
Police - Other 15$76,342$61,0740$0
Streets and Highways 73$461,546$75,8712$5,114
Sewerage 19$98,886$62,4540$0
Parks and Recreation 47$235,556$60,142103$41,212
Housing and Community Development(Local) 19$118,888$75,0870$0
Water Supply 22$111,650$60,9000$0
Other and Unallocable 13$64,942$59,9461$2,432
Totals for Government 389$2,436,018$75,147111$63,396

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $195,000 ($2.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($1.00)
    Regular Highways: $49,000 ($0.65)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,351,000 ($151.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,771,000 ($117.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,483,000 ($113.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,991,000 ($66.67)
    Sewerage: $4,147,000 ($55.40)
    Water Utilities: $4,031,000 ($53.85)
    Central Staff Services: $2,714,000 ($36.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,111,000 ($28.20)
    General - Other: $1,787,000 ($23.87)
    Regular Highways: $1,663,000 ($22.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,604,000 ($21.43)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,134,000 ($15.15)
    Financial Administration: $738,000 ($9.86)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $623,000 ($8.32)
    Health - Other: $564,000 ($7.53)
    Air Transportation: $358,000 ($4.78)
    Housing and Community Development: $129,000 ($1.72)
    Parking Facilities: $53,000 ($0.71)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $48,000 ($0.64)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $397,000 ($5.30)
    Benefit Payments: $93,000 ($1.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $437,000 ($5.84)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $8,498,000 ($113.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $8,233,000 ($109.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $459,000 ($6.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $399,000 ($5.33)
    General - Other: $296,000 ($3.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $291,000 ($3.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $290,000 ($3.87)
    Financial Administration: $223,000 ($2.98)
    Central Staff Services: $220,000 ($2.94)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($0.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,867,000 ($385.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $289,000 ($3.86)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,318,000 ($151.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,593,000 ($114.79)
    All Other: $5,164,000 ($68.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,730,000 ($23.11)
    Regular Highways: $983,000 ($13.13)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $661,000 ($8.83)
    Air Transportation: $593,000 ($7.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $131,000 ($1.75)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $92,000 ($1.23)
    From Other Governments: $53,000 ($0.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,332,000 ($17.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $317,000 ($4.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,807,000 ($24.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,952,000 ($26.08)
    Sale of Property: $812,000 ($10.85)
    General Revenue, NEC: $784,000 ($10.47)
    Rents: $777,000 ($10.38)
    Fines and Forfeits: $745,000 ($9.95)
    Special Assessments: $250,000 ($3.34)
    Donations From Private Sources: $172,000 ($2.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,231,000 ($96.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,888,000 ($38.58)
    General Local Government Support: $500,000 ($6.68)
    All Other: $183,000 ($2.44)
    Education: $4,000 ($0.05)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,111,000 ($215.22)
    Property: $13,320,000 ($177.93)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,066,000 ($67.67)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,498,000 ($46.73)
    Other License: $2,231,000 ($29.80)
    Amusements Sales: $1,476,000 ($19.72)
    Other Selective Sales: $205,000 ($2.74)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $187,000 ($2.50)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,310,000 ($298.02)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,269,000 ($297.48)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,189,000 ($82.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,148,000 ($82.13)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,268,000 ($16.94)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $2,586,000 ($34.54)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $67,837,000 ($906.18)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,496,000 ($19.98)

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,386 average AGI)
King County:

0.09%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Snohomish County, WA  0.86% ($46,693 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.74% ($40,149)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($62,162)


5.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,948 average AGI)
King County:

0.14%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Snohomish County, WA  0.94% ($47,962 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.73% ($41,813)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($52,224)

Strongest AM radio stations in Auburn:

  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KZIZ (1560 AM; 5 kW; SUMNER, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KRIZ (1420 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYIZ (1620 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Auburn:

  • KGRG (89.9 FM; AUBURN, WA; Owner: GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Auburn:

  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K54GS (Channel 54; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Auburn fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 44Number of bridges
  • 351m1,152ftTotal length
  • $340,603,000Total costs
  • 1,603,479Total average daily traffic
  • 168,758Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 61950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 241970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 82000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Auburn, WA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 409 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Auburn)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Auburn, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (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: 597 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Auburn)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Auburn)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 160 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 5 partial 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 ORIGINATED180$242,086107$179,926763$213,34322$101,3923$5,192,43049$171,94620$89,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$241,45621$141,03289$215,6798$58,4890$09$167,1105$42,906
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$201,23040$173,886288$226,86516$118,2334$2,432,09316$269,68925$65,002
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$223,91320$199,706193$229,15311$162,8242$1,786,69018$193,1287$121,867
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$300,4903$241,37042$201,1851$19,6100$03$134,9770$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 12 tracts in Auburn, WA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$223,15514$271,5681$215,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$385,51710$281,2570$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$290,5804$230,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$263,8306$305,5680$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 426
  • Hazardous Condition: 278
  • Service Call: 118
  • Good Intent Call: 26

Incident types - Auburn

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Auburn, WA
Most common first names in Auburn, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John30373.1 years
Robert24469.7 years
Mary23678.1 years
William23272.7 years
James18969.7 years
George16876.3 years
Charles15875.0 years
Dorothy12577.4 years
Richard11067.3 years
Ruth10980.0 years
Most common last names in Auburn, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson13875.9 years
Smith10674.6 years
Anderson8973.3 years
Miller7575.1 years
Brown6175.5 years
Williams5971.8 years
Wilson5676.7 years
Jones5374.7 years
Nelson4976.3 years
Thompson4778.2 years
Businesses in Auburn, WA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Kroger2
7-Eleven6Lane Bryant1
AT&T3Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza1
Albertsons2Lowe's1
Ann Taylor1Marshalls1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets14
Arby's1McDonald's5
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse1
Baskin-Robbins2Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Best Western1Nordstrom1
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Burger King2Old Navy1
Burlington Coat Factory1Pac Sun1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Cinnabon 1Payless2
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen3Quiznos2
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Deb1Red Robin1
Decora Cabinetry1Rite Aid2
Dennys1Rue211
Discount Tire1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Safeway1
DressBarn1Sam's Club1
Dressbarn1Spencer Gifts1
Eddie Bauer1Sprint Nextel3
Famous Footwear1Starbucks8
Fashion Bug1Subaru1
FedEx8Subway7
Finish Line1T-Mobile4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell2
Ford1Toyota1
GNC2Toys"R"Us1
GameStop2Travelodge1
Gap1U-Haul6
Gymboree1UPS9
H&R Block4Vans2
Honda1Verizon Wireless2
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret1
IHOP1Volkswagen1
Jack In The Box2Vons1
Johnny Rockets1Walgreens3
Jones New York1Walmart1
Journeys1Wendy's2
Justice1YMCA1
KFC1
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