Auburn, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 16,188.
Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 
Males: 7,806  (48.2%)
Females: 8,382  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01501.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $93,247 (it was $51,753 in 2000)
Auburn:

$93,247
MA:

$94,488

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $46,409 (it was $23,802 in 2000)

Auburn town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $373,641 (it was $135,300 in 2000)
Auburn:

$373,641
MA:

$534,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $419,164; detached houses: $447,621; townhouses or other attached units: $343,592; in 2-unit structures: $323,295; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $332,295; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $232,758; mobile homes: $113,885
March 2022 cost of living index in Auburn: 133.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Auburn, MA (2010)
    • 15,08293.2%White alone
    • 4262.6%Hispanic
    • 2991.8%Asian alone
    • 1831.1%Two or more races
    • 1541.0%Black alone
    • 210.1%American Indian alone
    • 200.1%Other race alone
    • 30.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Auburn, Massachusetts as of May 22, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Auburn is 2,024 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Auburn by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(30.5)
2
(12.4)
2
(12.3)
3
(18.3)
4
(24.4)
4
(24.4)
3
(18.2)
4
(24.2)
4
(24.2)
3
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
3
(17.8)
2
(11.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(48.7)
11
(68.0)
7
(43.0)
3
(18.3)
7
(42.8)
4
(24.4)
6
(36.5)
4
(24.2)
2
(12.1)
1
(6.0)
1
(6.0)
2
(12.0)
3
(17.8)
4
(23.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
98
(596.8)
46
(284.2)
42
(257.9)
42
(256.3)
36
(220.0)
32
(195.2)
35
(212.9)
37
(224.1)
35
(211.3)
24
(143.1)
27
(161.4)
23
(137.4)
19
(112.5)
29
(171.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
65
(395.9)
93
(574.5)
69
(423.7)
74
(451.5)
77
(470.6)
85
(518.5)
51
(310.2)
36
(218.1)
33
(199.2)
28
(167.0)
29
(173.4)
21
(125.5)
24
(142.1)
23
(136.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
518
(3,155)
525
(3,243)
519
(3,187)
494
(3,014)
438
(2,677)
390
(2,379)
351
(2,135)
355
(2,150)
302
(1,823)
282
(1,681)
263
(1,573)
200
(1,195)
233
(1,380)
233
(1,380)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(109.6)
26
(160.6)
25
(153.5)
20
(122.0)
16
(97.8)
15
(91.5)
16
(97.3)
18
(109.0)
15
(90.6)
9
(53.7)
13
(77.7)
19
(113.5)
10
(59.2)
13
(77.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(18.3)
3
(18.5)
2
(12.3)
4
(24.4)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.1)
3
(18.1)
3
(17.9)
3
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.8)
1
(5.9)
City-Data.com crime index321.0269.9243.7233.3224.3216.9195.2193.6159.3139.9115.3101.5111.9121.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Auburn, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 48 (37 officers - 35 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Massachusetts average:

2.53
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Ancestries: Irish (26.1%), French (18.9%), Italian (15.2%), English (13.4%), French Canadian (8.4%), Swedish (8.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1778

Elevation: 603 feet

Land area: 15.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,054 people per square mile   (low).

Auburn, Massachusetts map

554 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.5% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

This town:

3.5%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Auburn town:

1.1% ($1,442)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (4.8 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (39.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (141.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Millbury, MA (2.0 miles ),
Leicester, MA (2.0 miles ),
Worcester, MA (2.2 miles ),
Oxford, MA (2.6 miles ),
Sutton, MA (2.6 miles ),
Grafton, MA (2.7 miles ),
Shrewsbury, MA (2.9 miles ),
Charlton, MA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.20 N, Longitude: 71.84 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Distribution of median household income in Auburn, MA in 2022

Auburn tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 9 buildings, average cost: $244,600
  • 2021: 4 buildings, average cost: $215,300
  • 2020: 15 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2019: 15 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2018: 15 buildings, average cost: $180,300
  • 2017: 32 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2016: 33 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2015: 22 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2006: 45 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2005: 54 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2004: 57 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2003: 58 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2002: 62 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2001: 52 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2000: 49 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 1999: 65 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 1998: 55 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 1997: 61 buildings, average cost: $110,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Auburn, MA residents
Average permit cost in Auburn, MA
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.4%
Massachusetts:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Auburn, MA
Historical housing units in Auburn, MA
Most common industries in Auburn, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.6%)
  • Educational services (17.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
  • Public administration (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Auburn, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.4%)

Average climate in Auburn, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 64.6. This is about average.

City:

64.6
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.259. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.259
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

5.1
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 0.370. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.370
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 8.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.71
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Auburn-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Auburn town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Auburn-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 175.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 185.0 miles away from Auburn center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 184.1 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 90.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 113.5 miles away from Auburn center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 228.6 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 Worcester County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 12

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Auburn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Auburn:

  • AUBURN DISTRICT NURSING ASSN (191 PAKACHOAG STREET)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF AUBURN (14 MASONIC CIRCLE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Auburn:

  • INTERIM HEALTH CARE OF WORCESTER (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WORCESTER, MA)
  • ACCLAIM HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WORCESTER, MA)
  • PARSONS HILL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WORCESTER, MA)
  • EVANS MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WORCESTER, MA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-THE MEADOWS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ROCHDALE, MA)
  • MILL HILL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WORCESTER, MA)
  • MILL HILL SENIOR CARE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WORCESTER, MA)

Amtrak station near Auburn:

  • 5 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Auburn:

  • College of the Holy Cross (about 3 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,125)
  • Clark University (about 4 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,687)
  • Worcester State University (about 5 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,426)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 6 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • Assumption College (about 7 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 9 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)
  • Framingham State University (about 22 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,743)

Public high school in Auburn:

Public elementary/middle schools in Auburn:

  • AUBURN MIDDLE (Students: 583, Location: 10 SWANSON ROAD, Grades: 6-8)
  • MARY D STONE (Students: 308, Location: 10 CHURCH STREET, Grades: KG-2)
  • JULIA BANCROFT (Students: 266, Location: 3 VINAL STREET, Grades: 3-5)
  • PAKACHOAG (Students: 253, Location: 110 PAKACHOAG STREET, Grades: 3-5)
  • BRYN MAWR (Students: 242, Location: 35 SWANSON ROAD, Grades: KG-2)
See full list of schools located in Auburn

Library in Auburn:

  • AUBURN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $562,516; Location: 369 SOUTHBRIDGE ST.; 87,725 books; 930 e-books; 6,421 audio materials; 4,820 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 123 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Auburn: Auburn Industrial Park (A), Pakachoag Golf Course (B), Auburn Plaza (C), Drury Square (D), Federal Plaza (E), Auburn Fire Department Station 2 (F), Auburn Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (G), Auburn Town Hall (H), Stevens Building (I), Horgan Skating Arena (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Auburn Mall Shopping Center (1), Auburn Plaza Shopping Center (2), Federal Plaza Shopping Center (3), Heritage Mall Shopping Center (4), The Fair Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (5), The Fair Shopping Center (6), Auburn Mall (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Auburn include: Pakachoag Church (A), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (B), Pakachoag Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses Church (D), First Congregational Church (E), Faith Baptist Church (F), Church of God Southern New England (G), Bethel Lutheran Church (H), Berean Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hebrew Cemetery (1), Auburn Cemetery (2), Hillside Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Stoneville Reservoir (A), Stoneville Pond (B), Pondville Pond (C), Leesville Pond (D), Eddy Pond (E), Auburn Pond (F), Dark Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stoneville Brook (A), Chapin Brook (B), Kinnear Brook (C), Ramshorn Brook (D), Stone Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Auburn: Boyce Street Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Auburn Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 41 South Street), Amf Bowling Centers - Amf Auburn Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 101 Southbridge Street).

Hotels: Hampton Inn Auburn (736 Southbridge Street), Comfort Inn Auburn (426 Southbridge Street), Fairfield Inn & Suites Worcester Auburn (718 A Southbridge Street), Best Western Yankee Drummer Inn (624 Southbridge), Hampton Inn-Auburn (736 Southbridge Street), Baymomt Inn & Suites - Auburn (446 Southbridge St), Days Inn (426 Southbridge Street), Budgetel Inn (444 Southbridge Street), Auburn Motel (1 Buckley Drive).

Birthplace of: Jeff Fuller - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Mar 27, 1957), Jeffrey Lynn - Film actor, Javier Mojica - College basketball player (Central Conn. Blue Devils), Pat Murphy (baseball) - Baseball player, Dick Lamby - Ice hockey player.

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

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

AUBURN WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 11,527, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-07-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-13-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-21-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-21-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2013)
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
ELM HILL WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 2,194, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-30-2007 to JUN-09-2008)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.4%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.3%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.3%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Auburn in 2010:

  • 135 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Auburn in 2000:

  • 144 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Auburn (2011 data):

  • Bay State Savings Bank: Minuteman Plaza Branch at 123 Auburn Street, branch established on 1998/06/15; Auburn High School Branch at 99 Auburn Street, branch established on 1989/09/18. Info updated 2011/08/17: Bank assets: $268.4 mil, Deposits: $214.3 mil, headquarters in Worcester, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: 1895 Mhc
  • Webster Five Cents Savings Bank: Auburn Branch at 400 Southbridge Street, branch established on 1994/10/31. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $558.9 mil, Deposits: $465.4 mil, headquarters in Webster, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Webfive Mhc
  • Savers Co-operative Bank: Auburn Branch at 42 Auburn Street, branch established on 1958/05/01. Info updated 2011/08/19: Bank assets: $414.6 mil, Deposits: $307.9 mil, headquarters in Southbridge, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Auburn Branch at 614 Southbridge Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. 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
  • The Bank of Canton: Auburn Loan Production Office at 850 Southbridge Street, branch established on 2007/12/13. Info updated 2009/02/04: Bank assets: $634.2 mil, Deposits: $543.9 mil, headquarters in Canton, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Ponkapoag Bancorp, Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Auburn Branch at 379 Southbridge Street, branch established on 1970/06/22. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Auburn Branch at 317 Washington St, branch established on 1957/04/29. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

For population 15 years and over in Auburn:

Marital status in Auburn, MA
  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Auburn:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Auburn, MA (based on Worcester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
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: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Worcester County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Worcester County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

16.5%

4.71% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($76,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
Massachusetts average:

6.35%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($100 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.02%
Massachusetts average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.47% ($89,300 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.34% ($92,805)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.30% ($86,618)


4.84% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($87,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Massachusetts average:

7.18%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($199 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.87% ($84,464 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.23% ($87,004)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.21% ($97,580)
Businesses in Auburn, MA
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1KFC1
AMF Bowling1La Quinta1
AT&T1LensCrafters1
Aeropostale1Macy's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott1
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Arby's1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone1Motherhood Maternity2
Bath & Body Works1New York & Co1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike2
Burger King1Nissan1
CVS1Outback1
Charlotte Russe1Outback Steakhouse1
Chevrolet1Pac Sun1
Comfort Inn1Payless2
Dairy Queen1Penske1
Dunkin Donuts4RadioShack1
Express1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Famous Footwear1Sears3
FedEx4Shaw's1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel2
Foot Locker1Staples1
Ford1Starbucks1
Forever 211Subway1
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1T.J.Maxx1
Gymboree1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Hilton1Toys"R"Us1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul5
Hollister Co.1UPS6
Home Depot1Vans1
Honda1Verizon Wireless1
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret1
Hyundai1Volkswagen1
Jones New York3Wendy's1
Journeys1Wet Seal1

Strongest AM radio stations in Auburn:

  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WORC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVEI (1440 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNEB (1230 AM; 1 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: GRACE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Auburn:

  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WCUW (91.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WUW, INC.)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Auburn:

  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Auburn fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 58Number of bridges
  • 771ft / 235mTotal length
  • $227,215,000Total costs
  • 1,645,677Total average daily traffic
  • 134,589Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Auburn, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 21930-1939
  • 261950-1959
  • 261960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Auburn, MA

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 72. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 127 took place in 2006, and the least - 49 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Auburn, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (39.0%), and Outside Fires (32.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Auburn, MA
    • 47639.0%Structure Fires
    • 39032.0%Outside Fires
    • 30424.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 494.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Auburn, MA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Auburn, Massachusetts:

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 718a Southbridge St, Auburn, Massachusetts 01501 , Phone: (508) 832-9500, Fax: (508) 832-9505
  • Hampton Inn, 736 Southbridge St, Auburn, Massachusetts 01501 , Phone: (774) 221-0055, Fax: (774) 221-0029
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Auburn, Massachusetts
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Auburn, MA
  • 70.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.3%Utility gas
  • 9.3%Electricity
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Auburn, MA
  • 46.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.8%Electricity
  • 18.2%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Other fuel


Auburn compared to Massachusetts state average:

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

Auburn on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: u. s. postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: therapists (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: mathematical science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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