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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$240,700
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$960
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    213
    273
  • Murder
    6
    6
  • Rape
    18
    41
  • Robbery
    36
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    310
    525
  • Theft
    2,135
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    97
    263

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$72,432
National
$53,889
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

    Auburn Reviews

    26 reviews
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    This is a relatively small town, very centrally located with tons of things to do nearby! Within 5 minutes to Worcester which has a ton of restaurants and bars as well as family entertainment.
    Review Auburn
    I have lived in Auburn for about 12 years so many things have gotten old for me. The library and post office are fantastic as well as the mall and the many restaurants here. The public schools are incredible, clean, and safe. The ice skating rink is a popular place when it snows because of its big hills for sledding and playground for when it isn't snowing. Auburn is a very safe place to live and I love it.
    I really enjoyed growing up in the area that I did. I have always felt safe and welcomed into this community. There are tons of restaurant and other activities to do. I would chose to live here again, and hopefully start my own family here. This town compared to the rest of the country is a 7/10. In the future I hope this area will be more diverse.