Auburn, Georgia

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Auburn, Georgia
Central Auburn in the city's historic district
Motto(s): 
"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
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountiesBarrow, Gwinnett
Area
 • Total6.78 sq mi (17.56 km2)
 • Land6.75 sq mi (17.49 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation
1,050 ft (320 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total6,887
 • Estimate 
(2018)[2]
7,614
 • Density1,127.67/sq mi (435.37/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30011
Area code(s)770
FIPS code13-04140[3]
GNIS feature ID0354411[4]
Websitewww.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]

History[edit]

Auburn incorporated in 1892 soon after the railroad was extended to that point.[5]

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).[6] 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.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900161
191021734.8%
192029033.6%
1930230−20.7%
194028624.3%
19503015.2%
196037424.3%
1970361−3.5%
198069291.7%
19903,139353.6%
20006,904119.9%
20106,887−0.2%
Est. 20187,614[2]10.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

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.[8]

At the 2000 census there were 6,904 people, 2,260 households, and 1,846 families 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%.[9]

Of the 2,260 households 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 households were one person and 1.7% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.33.

The age distribution was 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% 65 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 household income was $51,346 and the median family income 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. ^ "2018 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Feb 12, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 4, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Auburn city, Georgia". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved November 29, 2016.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "History of Auburn". City of Auburn, GA. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ 2010 general population and housing profile for Auburn from the US Census]
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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