Auburn, Alabama Population 2019

Auburn, Alabama's estimated population is 65,738 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Auburn, Alabama is the 8th largest city in Alabama based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1117.27 people/mi² (431.38 people/km²).

The overall median age is 24.1 years, 24.3 years for males, and 23.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.5 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Auburn, Alabama is $42,600, while the mean household income is $70,936.

Auburn Al Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Auburn Al was:

  • White: 71.92%
  • Black or African American: 17.54%
  • Asian: 7.73%
  • Other race: 1.69%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Auburn, Alabama?

65,738
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201865,7381,6562.58%
201764,0821,2001.91%
201662,8821,0641.72%
201561,8181,3972.31%
201460,4211,5582.65%
201358,8631,6802.94%
201257,1832,2154.03%
201154,9681,1662.17%
201053,80210,8152.27%
200042,9879,1572.42%
199033,8305,3591.74%
198028,4715,7042.26%
197022,7676,5063.42%
196016,2613,3222.31%
195012,9398,28710.77%
19404,6521,8525.21%
19302,8001,4002.34%
19001,4000.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018163,9412,3001.40%
2017161,6412,3441.45%
2016159,2972,2881.44%
2015157,0092,4641.57%
2014154,5452,7141.76%
2013151,8313,2502.14%
2012148,5814,4513.00%
2011144,1303,3242.31%
2010140,8060.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White44,204
Black or African American10,780
Asian4,749
Some Other Race1,036
Two or More Races639
American Indian and Alaska Native54

Auburn Al Population Pyramid 2019

Auburn Al Median Age

24.1


Total

24.3


Male

23.9


Female

Auburn Al Adults

There are 50,317 adults, (4,875 of whom are seniors) in Auburn Al.

Auburn Al Age Dependency

35.3

Age Dependency Ratio

10.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Auburn Al Sex Ratio

Female

30,959

50.37%

Male

30,503

49.63%

Auburn Al Households and Families

Auburn Al Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Auburn Al Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.5%23.5%
All44%56%
Female35.1%64.9%
Male32.3%67.7%
Non Family21.6%78.4%

44.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,5882.544
Non Family10,7801.7821.6
Married8,4353.2176.5
Female2,4873.0835.1
Male8862.9432.3

3.09

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Auburn Al Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8442.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,0073.48%
High School Graduate3,66912.68%
Some College5,03117.39%
Associates Degree1,5655.41%
Bachelors Degree8,65429.92%
Graduate Degree8,15728.20%

Auburn Al Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,28218,73912,991
Black5,3334,4711,472
Asian2,7672,6341,865
Hispanic1,4071,121378
Other Race590349112
Multiple Races16013380
Native American369

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.40%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,718$51,213$31,199
Less Than High School$18,960$24,653$11,856
High School Grad$26,926$30,139$25,304
Some College$27,538$34,701$24,365
Bachelors Degree$43,606$61,386$31,870
Graduate Degree$61,832$74,610$50,198

$40,718

Average Earnings

$51,213

Average Male

$31,199

Average Female

Auburn Al Language

Auburn Al Language by Age

Auburn Al Language

87.07% of Auburn Al residents speak only English, while 12.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.92% of the population.

Auburn Al Poverty

Auburn Al Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,11410,93528.69%
Black10,5504,11038.96%
Asian4,5111,02922.81%
Hispanic2,97836612.29%
Multiple62020533.06%
Other1,030535.15%
Native471123.40%

29.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.34%

Male Poverty Rate

30.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Auburn Al

The race most likely to be in poverty in Auburn Al is Black, with 38.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Auburn Al is Other, with 5.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.73%
Some College15.42%
High School13.45%
Bachelors or Greater7.81%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed66.79%
Female Unemployed53.90%
Female Employed23.93%
Male Employed16.00%

Auburn Al Income

Auburn Al Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,600$70,936
Families$79,936$104,898
Married Families$104,011-
Non Families$19,845$31,999

Auburn Al Marital Status

Auburn Al Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Auburn Al Married by Age and Sex

Auburn Al Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Auburn Al Marital Status by Race

Auburn Al Veterans

2,105

Number of Veterans

1,994

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam570
Second Gulf War498
First Gulf War367
Korea211
World War II49

Auburn Al Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5174.07%
Black3844.87%
Hispanic1526.35%
Other13313.73%
2 or More409.05%
Asian310.86%

Auburn Al Veterans by Education

3.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Auburn Al Employment Status

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Auburn Al Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

52.95%

Born in Alabama

90.03%

Native Born

9.97%

Foreign Born

7.40%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.03% of Auburn Al residents were born in the United States, with 52.95% having been born in Alabama. 7.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.