Auburn, Georgia

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Auburn, Georgia
City
Central Auburn in the city's historic district
Central Auburn in the city's historic district
Motto: "Old southern charm with a vision for the future"
Location in Barrow County and the state of Georgia
Location in Barrow County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 34°1′0″N 83°49′55″W / 34.01667°N 83.83194°W / 34.01667; -83.83194Coordinates: 34°1′0″N 83°49′55″W / 34.01667°N 83.83194°W / 34.01667; -83.83194
Country United States
State Georgia
Counties Barrow, Gwinnett
Area
 • Total 6.5 sq mi (16.8 km2)
 • Land 6.4 sq mi (16.7 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,050 ft (320 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,887
 • Density 1,068/sq mi (412.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30011
Area code(s) 770
FIPS code 13-04140[1]
GNIS feature ID 0354411[2]
Website www.cityofauburn-ga.org

Auburn is a city in Barrow and Gwinnett counties in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 6,887.[3]

Geography[edit]

Auburn is located in western Barrow County at 34°1′0″N 83°49′55″W / 34.01667°N 83.83194°W / 34.01667; -83.83194 (34.016692, -83.831869).[4] It is 42 miles (68 km) northeast of downtown Atlanta and 27 miles (43 km) west of Athens.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.5 square miles (16.8 km2), of which 6.4 square miles (16.7 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.07 km2), or 0.39%, is water.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 374
1970 361 −3.5%
1980 692 91.7%
1990 3,139 353.6%
2000 6,904 119.9%
2010 6,887 −0.2%

As of 2010 Auburn had a population of 6,887. The racial and ethnic composition of the population was 85.3% white, 4.9% black or African American, 0.4% Native American, 4.1% Asian, 3.3% from some other race and 2.1% reporting two or more races. 7.7% of the population was Hispanic or Latino.[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 6,904 people, 2,260 households, and 1,846 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,293.3 people per square mile (499.2/km²). There were 2,322 housing units at an average density of 435.0 per square mile (167.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 88.80% White, 2.64% African American, 0.30% Native American, 4.17% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.23% from other races, and 1.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.35% of the population.

There were 2,260 households out of which 51.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.3% were non-families. 12.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the town the population was spread out with 33.7% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 41.5% from 25 to 44, 13.3% from 45 to 64, and 3.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there are 103.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 103.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $51,346, and the median income for a family was $52,695. Males had a median income of $37,392 versus $24,381 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,023. About 3.6% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_10_SF1_GCTP2.ST13&prodType=table
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Auburn city, Georgia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 29, 2013. 
  6. ^ 2010 general population and housing profile for Auburn from the US Census]

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