Auburn, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Auburn, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Auburn had a population of 7,375 as of July 1, 2017. Auburn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Auburn is located at latitude 34.0151 and longitude -83.8334 in Barrow County. The formal boundaries for the City of Auburn (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Barrow County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Auburn are located in Barrow County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Gwinnett County.

The City of Auburn (GNIS ID: 2403134) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Auburn is located within Auburn Division of Barrow County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Auburn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Auburn: Loughridge.

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Auburn, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,375
Daytime Population: Workers 1,090
Daytime Population: Residents 3,923
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,013
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 7,375
Population in Familes 6,339
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,116
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $50,134
Average Household Income $60,256
Per Capita Income $20,154


Total Housing Units 2,658 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,787 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 648 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 224 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $125,658
Average Home Value $143,771


Total Households 2,434
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 1,856
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.87% 1.31%
Households 0.72% 1.23%
Families 0.42% 1.13%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Auburn, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Auburn to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 125 80th
Population Density # 133 79th
Diversity Index # 442 30th
Median Household Income # 152 76th
Per Capita Income # 328 48th

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