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Auburn
  • Town in Washington

Report Card

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

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Auburn is a town in Washington with a population of 85,623. Auburn is in King County. Living in Auburn offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Auburn there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Auburn and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Auburn are above average.

About

About Auburn...
Population
85,623

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$460,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,594
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Auburn Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    286
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    15.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    49.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    148.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,046.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,593.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,502.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

Working in Auburn

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$87,406
National
$75,149

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