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Auburn Hills
  • Suburb of Detroit, MI

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Auburn Hills is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 23,572. Auburn Hills is in Oakland County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Auburn Hills offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Auburn Hills there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Auburn Hills and residents tend to have moderate political views.

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About Auburn Hills...
Population
23,572

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$158,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,117
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    56%
  • Own
    44%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    188.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    102.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    45.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    131.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,996.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    69.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    19%
  • 25-34 years
    21%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

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