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Auburn
  • Town in California

Report Card

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

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Auburn is a town in California with a population of 14,104. Auburn is in Placer County. Living in Auburn offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Auburn there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Auburn and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Auburn are above average.

About

About Auburn...
Population
14,104

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$481,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,176
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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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
    139.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    56
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    28
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    202.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    930.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    181.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Auburn

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$67,282
National
$64,994

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