Auburn, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 328.
Population change since 2000: +18.8%
Males: 152  (46.3%)
Females: 176  (53.7%)
Median resident age:

14.0 years
Wyoming median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 83111.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $68,172 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Auburn:

$68,172
WY:

$65,003

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,406 (it was $9,932 in 2000)

Auburn CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $331,520 (it was $92,600 in 2000)
Auburn:

$331,520
WY:

$235,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $297,366; detached houses: $293,242
March 2019 cost of living index in Auburn: 100.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.2%
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According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Auburn, Wyoming as of April 11, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Auburn is 95 to 1.


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Ancestries: Swedish (60.8%), Danish (39.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

Population density: 153 people per square mile   (very low).

Auburn, Wyoming map

20 residents are foreign born (7.2% North America).

This place:

7.2%
Wyoming:

2.3%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Auburn CDP:

0.5% ($473)
Wyoming:

0.7% ($627)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (338.7 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest cities:

Grover, WY (1.9 miles),
Afton, WY (2.4 miles ),
Turnerville, WY (2.6 miles),
Fairview, WY (2.7 miles ),
Bedford, WY (2.8 miles),
Thayne, WY (2.9 miles ),
Osmond, WY (2.9 miles ),
Smoot, WY (3.6 miles)

Latitude: 42.79 N, Longitude: 111.00 W

Distribution of median household income in Auburn, WY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Auburn, WY in 2019
Auburn satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Wyoming:

5.1%

Average climate in Auburn, Wyoming

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Earthquake activity:

Auburn-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 1669% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 123.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 166.1 miles away from Auburn center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 371.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 2.4 miles away from Auburn center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 130.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (2057).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Auburn:

  • STAR VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; AFTON, WY)
  • STAR VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AFTON, WY)
  • ACCESS HOME CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; THAYNE, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Auburn:

  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 124 miles; Rock Springs, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • Casper College (about 238 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Sheridan College (about 245 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 296 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 298 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 341 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)

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Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.1 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

84.6%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.1%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Auburn:

Marital status in Auburn, WY
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 91.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Auburn:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Wyoming average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Auburn, WY (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other9,59927
Evangelical Protestant96414
Catholic5964
Mainline Protestant2535
None6,694-
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: 4
Lincoln County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lincoln County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Lincoln County:

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

11.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

21.6%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Auburn:

44.5%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Auburn:

43.8%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Auburn:

31.4
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Auburn:

21.3%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

27.2%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Auburn:

6.3
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

49.1%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Auburn:

49.0%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.2%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Auburn, WY Residents

8.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
Wyoming average:

7.08%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Teton County, WY  0.77% ($67,423 average AGI)
from Uinta County, WY  0.34% ($64,391)


6.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Wyoming average:

7.86%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Teton County, WY  0.51% ($61,588 average AGI)
to Sweetwater County, WY  0.45% ($59,267)
to Sublette County, WY  0.35% ($51,348)

Strongest AM radio stations in Auburn:

  • KRSV (1210 AM; 5 kW; AFTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN WYOMING RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVNU (610 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Auburn:

  • K275AB (102.9 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • KCHQ (102.1 FM; DRIGGS, ID; Owner: TED W. AUSTIN, JR.)
  • K296AT (107.1 FM; LA BARGE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KRSV-FM (98.7 FM; AFTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN WYOMING RADIO, INC.)
  • KUWA (91.3 FM; AFTON, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)

TV broadcast stations around Auburn:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K10LO (Channel 10; TYGEE VALLEY, ETC., ID; Owner: STUMP TYGEE TRANSLATOR STATION)
  • K09VJ (Channel 9; SMOOT, WY; Owner: STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.4mTotal length
  • $72,000Total costs
  • 2,600Total average daily traffic
  • 63Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,146Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC7OPU, Licensee ID: L01431893, Grant Date: 10/16/2018, Expiration Date: 11/13/2028, Certifier: Ivan K Bruderer, Registrant: Ivan K Bruderer, 531 Toms Canyon Rd, Auburn, WY 83111
  • Call Sign: N7SIA, Licensee ID: L00382515, Grant Date: 08/25/2011, Expiration Date: 10/22/2021, Certifier: Kevin S Lewis, Registrant: Kevin S Lewis, 30 Worton Ln, Auburn, WY 83111
  • Call Sign: AD7CM, Previous Call Sign: KE7ADV, Licensee ID: L00836081, Grant Date: 02/06/2014, Expiration Date: 03/24/2024, Certifier: Rick Linford, Registrant: Rick Linford, 33 Wagon Rut Lane, Auburn, WY 83111

Most common last names in Auburn, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson672.3 years
Hurd382.7 years
Draney376.7 years
Putnam379.0 years
Hyde385.0 years
Bagley284.0 years
Smith263.0 years
Wogerman278.5 years
Hepworth285.4 years
Anderson275.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Auburn, WY
  • 57.8%Wood
  • 31.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Auburn, WY
  • 100.0%Wood


Auburn compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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