Auburn, Michigan

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Auburn, Michigan
City
Location of Auburn, Michigan
Location of Auburn, Michigan
Coordinates: 43°36′10″N 84°4′26″W / 43.60278°N 84.07389°W / 43.60278; -84.07389
Country United States
State Michigan
County Bay
Area[1]
 • Total 1.06 sq mi (2.75 km2)
 • Land 1.05 sq mi (2.72 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 617 ft (188 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2,087
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 2,097
 • Density 1,987.6/sq mi (767.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 48611
Area code(s) 989
FIPS code 26-04080[4]
GNIS feature ID 0620334[5]
Website www.auburnmi.org

Auburn is a city in Bay County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The city's population was 2,087 at the 2010 Census. It is included in the Bay City, Michigan Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

It was first settled in 1854.[6] On February 26, 1869, the settlement was granted a post office with the name of Skinner. On November 19, 1877, the Skinner Post Office was renamed Auburn.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.06 square miles (2.75 km2), of which, 1.05 square miles (2.72 km2) of it is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,087 people, 916 households, and 551 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,987.6 inhabitants per square mile (767.4 /km2). There were 960 housing units at an average density of 914.3 per square mile (353.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.3% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 916 households of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.2% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.8% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.87.

The median age in the city was 40.9 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 27.1% were from 45 to 64; and 17.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,011 people, 842 households, and 553 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,971.6 per square mile (761.2/km²). There were 867 housing units at an average density of 850.0 per square mile (328.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.51% White, 0.35% African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.35% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.39% of the population.

There were 842 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 92.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $42,014, and the median income for a family was $51,442. Males had a median income of $41,927 versus $25,720 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,941. About 5.1% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.5% of those under age 18 and 11.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Auburn is home to Bay City Western High School, Western Middle School, Auburn Elementary School, Grace Lutheran School, and Auburn Area Catholic School.

Transportation[edit]

Highways[edit]

Public transit[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Walter Romig. Michigan Place Names. (Grosse Pointe, Michigan: Walter Romig, not dated) p. 34
  7. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Auburn Post Office, Michigan & GNIS in Google Map
    Citation: directoriesUSA. Michigan Business Directory, 2007/2008. 2007/2008. 12-Dec-2007.
    Citation: Ellis, David M. Michigan Postal History, The Post Offices 1805-1986. 12-Dec-1993.
  8. ^ http://www.baymetro.com/wp-content/uploads/Route4_M-F1.pdf

Coordinates: 43°36′12″N 84°04′11″W / 43.60333°N 84.06972°W / 43.60333; -84.06972