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Total population: 76,347 (Urban population: 40,044, Rural population: 235 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 30,495 (29,453 occupied: 17,418 owner occupied, 12,035 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

41%
State:

38%

Housing density: 1,434 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $289,697.

Median contract rent in 2016: $578 (lower quartile is $464, upper quartile is $672)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,470


Median gross rent in Auburn, WA in 2016: $639

Housing units in Auburn with a mortgage: 12,644 (443 second mortgage, 1,172 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,774

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $91,520

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $58,873

Median monthly housing costs: $1,253


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Auburn, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $279,800 (it was $132,400 in 2000)
Auburn:

$279,800
Washington:

$306,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $175,600 - $366,600

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $355,782
Here:

$355,782
State:

$404,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $250,236
Here:

$250,236
State:

$385,704

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $216,872
Here:

$216,872
State:

$347,873

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $210,376
Here:

$210,376
State:

$370,648

Mobile homes: $69,970
Here:

$69,970
State:

$116,190
Median year house/condo built: 1987

Median year apartment built: 1985

Household type by relationship:

Households: 75,968
  • In family households: 61,769 (10,037 male householders, 8,766 female householders)
    12,789 spouses, 23,505 children (21,697 natural, 492 adopted, 1,316 stepchildren), 686 grandchildren, 544 brothers or sisters, 820 parents, 1,722 other relatives, 2,900 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13,638 (4,413 male householders (2,886 living alone)), 6,237 female householders (5,152 living alone)), 2,988 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 561

Size of family households: 8,088 2-persons, 3,420 3-persons, 4,005 4-persons, 1,859 5-persons, 752 6-persons, 679 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,038 1-person, 2,291 2-persons, 311 3-persons, 10 4-persons.

11,207 married couples with children.
7,145 single-parent households (1,668 men, 5,477 women).

73.4% of residents of Auburn speak English at home.
9.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
6.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
8.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 14,357 (18.9%)
(42.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Auburn, Washington:

  • 12no bedroom
  • 2841 bedroom
  • 2,5752 bedrooms
  • 8,2783 bedrooms
  • 5,3764 bedrooms
  • 8935+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Auburn population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Auburn, Washington:

  • 631no bedroom
  • 3,5191 bedroom
  • 5,0252 bedrooms
  • 1,9563 bedrooms
  • 5034 bedrooms
  • 4015+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Auburn population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Auburn in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 439no vehicle
  • 4,3951 vehicle
  • 7,7972 vehicles
  • 3,1723 vehicles
  • 9904 vehicles
  • 6255+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Auburn population

Cars and other vehicles available in Auburn in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,586no vehicle
  • 4,7441 vehicle
  • 3,7832 vehicles
  • 6923 vehicles
  • 2304 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Auburn population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Auburn, Washington:

  • 121 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 3323 rooms
  • 1,5394 rooms
  • 3,2005 rooms
  • 3,5556 rooms
  • 3,1927 rooms
  • 2,4728 rooms
  • 3,1169+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Auburn population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Auburn, Washington:

  • 5021 room
  • 1,3382 rooms
  • 2,2783 rooms
  • 2,9454 rooms
  • 2,5155 rooms
  • 1,3076 rooms
  • 4417 rooms
  • 2958 rooms
  • 4149+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Auburn population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Auburn, WA household income distribution

  • Auburn, WA household income distribution
  • 1,428Less than $10,000
  • 992$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,577$15,000 to $19,999
  • 974$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,101$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,681$30,000 to $34,999
  • 813$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,768$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,554$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,672$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,797$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,315$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,546$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,764$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,858$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,613$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Auburn, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Auburn, WA
  • 278Less than $10,000
  • 149$10,000 to $14,999
  • 452$15,000 to $19,999
  • 333$20,000 to $24,999
  • 193$25,000 to $29,999
  • 361$30,000 to $34,999
  • 66$35,000 to $39,999
  • 265$40,000 to $49,999
  • 583$50,000 to $59,999
  • 124$60,000 to $69,999
  • 131$70,000 to $79,999
  • 23$80,000 to $89,999
  • 52$90,000 to $99,999
  • 530$100,000 to $124,999
  • 87$125,000 to $149,999
  • 704$150,000 to $174,999
  • 943$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,027$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2,360$250,000 to $299,999
  • 5,111$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,693$400,000 to $499,999
  • 747$500,000 to $749,999
  • 206$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Auburn, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Auburn, WA
  • 122Less than $100
  • 39$100 to $149
  • 116$150 to $199
  • 148$200 to $249
  • 82$250 to $299
  • 146$300 to $349
  • 33$350 to $399
  • 41$400 to $449
  • 40$450 to $499
  • 108$500 to $549
  • 127$550 to $599
  • 157$600 to $649
  • 304$650 to $699
  • 477$700 to $749
  • 636$750 to $799
  • 1,206$800 to $899
  • 1,321$900 to $999
  • 2,174$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,219$1,250 to $1,499
  • 835$1,500 to $1,999
  • 209$2,000 to $2,499
  • 39$2,500 to $2,999
  • 42$3,000 to $3,499
  • 56$3,500 or more
  • 206No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,9642010 or later
  • 4,8952000 to 2009
  • 3,7961990 to 1999
  • 8721980 to 1989
  • 3841970 to 1979
  • 486Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Auburn population
Auburn commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 348
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,013
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,939
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,610
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,384
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,202
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 6,233
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,673
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,426
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,271
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4,327
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,564
Auburn, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 78.2%
Number of people working at home: 1,377 (3.9% of all workers)

Auburn mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 36,820 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 4,795 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 771 (2%)
  • Railroad: 142 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 337 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 210 (0%)
  • Walked: 908 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,447 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2,749
 Ukrainian: 2,273
 Irish: 1,488
 American: 1,470
 English: 1,128
 European: 1,088
 Norwegian: 1,019
 Italian: 746
 Russian: 607
 Afghan: 543
 Scottish: 338
 Scotch-Irish: 335
 French (except Basque): 295
 Swedish: 274
 Sudanese: 268
 Turkish: 246
 Iraqi: 244
 Northern European: 223
 Finnish: 200
 Dutch: 181
 Polish: 179
 African: 170
 British: 161
 Canadian: 111
 Estonian: 106
 Swiss: 106
 Portuguese: 92
 Danish: 88
 Scandinavian: 75
 Ethiopian: 71
 Croatian: 68
 Slovak: 65
 Romanian: 60
 Ghanaian: 57
 Welsh: 56
 French Canadian: 54
 Eastern European: 49
 Czech: 44
 Czechoslovakian: 33
 Celtic: 30
 Australian: 27
 Austrian: 23
 Armenian: 21
 Yugoslavian: 21
 Kenyan: 19
 Greek: 19
 Cajun: 18
 Nigerian: 16
 Iranian: 15
 German Russian: 13
 Icelander: 10
 Somali: 10
 Bulgarian: 9
 Albanian: 7
 Lithuanian: 7
 Slavic: 7
 Pennsylvania German: 4
 Serbian: 3
 Belgian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 26%Mexico
  • 11%Ukraine
  • 7%Philippines
  • 6%Oceania, n.e.c.
  • 6%India
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 5%Vietnam

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 36,782
  • Other state: 22,848
  • Northeast: 1,987
  • Midwest: 4,967
  • South: 5,322
  • West: 10,572

82% of Auburn residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Washington.

Auburn:

82.3%
State average:

82.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 619
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 271
  • 5th and 6th grade: 196
  • 7th and 8th grade: 234
  • 9th grade: 660
  • 10th grade: 264
  • 11th grade: 314
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,314
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,236
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,852
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,137
  • Associate degree: 2,542
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,414
  • Master's degree: 1,826
  • Professional school degree: 97
  • Doctorate degree: 32

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 416
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 142
  • 5th and 6th grade: 11
  • 7th and 8th grade: 288
  • 9th grade: 483
  • 10th grade: 211
  • 11th grade: 775
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 455
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,122
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,855
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,965
  • Associate degree: 2,562
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,445
  • Master's degree: 1,221
  • Professional school degree: 551
  • Doctorate degree: 400

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.7%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.6%Males
  • 10.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 10.6%Males
  • 9.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 5.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 20.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.4%Males
  • 11.7%Females
Auburn marital status for males
Auburn marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,302
  • One, attached: 2,121
  • Two: 899
  • 3 or 4: 2,390
  • 5 to 9: 1,398
  • 10 to 19: 1,875
  • 20 to 49: 993
  • 50 or more: 2,556
  • Mobile homes: 2,916
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 45

Median worth of mobile homes: $34,900

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Auburn:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Auburn
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (59.0%)
  • Electricity (37.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Electricity (82.8%)
  • Utility gas (13.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 720
Here:

8.2%
Washington:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 271
Here:

7.6%
Washington:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 376
Here:

12.1%
Washington:

16.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)