Auburn, Alabama Population 2022

80,695
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Auburn is a city located in Lee County Alabama. Auburn has a 2020 population of 80,695. Auburn is currently growing at a rate of 2.90% annually and its population has increased by 5.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 76,143 in 2010.

The average household income in Auburn is $74,591 with a poverty rate of 26.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $887 per month, and the median house value is $270,400. The median age in Auburn is 24.8 years, 24.8 years for males, and 24.8 years for females.

Auburn Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Auburnwas:

  • White: 71.03%
  • Black or African American: 17.60%
  • Asian: 8.76%
  • Two or more races: 1.73%
  • Other race: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Auburn, Alabama is 80,695 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 76,143.

Auburn, Alabama Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010140,7940.00%
2011144,1303,3362.31%
2012148,5674,4372.99%
2013151,8093,2422.14%
2014154,5112,7021.75%
2015156,9542,4431.56%
2016159,1682,2141.39%
2017161,4402,2721.41%
2018163,6562,2161.35%
2019164,5428860.54%
2020165,4288860.54%
2021166,3148860.53%

Auburn Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,53271.03%
Black or African American11,53217.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.10%
Asian5,7418.76%
Some Other Race5060.77%
Two or More Races1,1341.73%
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Auburn Population by Race

Auburn Population Pyramid 2022

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Auburn Median Age

25.2


Total

25.1


Male

25.4


Female

Auburn Adults

There are 53,589 adults, (5,529 of whom are seniors) in Auburn.

Auburn Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

11.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Auburn Sex Ratio

Female

33,170

50.64%

Male

32,338

49.36%

Auburn Population by Age

Auburn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Auburn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
All48.2%51.8%
Female45.9%54.1%
Male43.8%56.2%
Non Family21.7%78.3%

48.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Auburn Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,3862.4748.2
Married9,7683.2280.8
Male4633.443.8
Female2,4273.1145.9
Non Family11,7281.6721.7

3.16

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Auburn Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4671.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,5624.71%
High School Graduate3,61010.89%
Some College5,47916.52%
Associates Degree2,4477.38%
Bachelors Degree10,39831.36%
Graduate Degree9,19327.73%
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Auburn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Auburn Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian3,3623,1372,349
White21,98421,41814,624
Black6,2545,1422,124
2+ Races377362119
Hispanic1,3831,287425
Other Race29729789
Native American46164

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.87%.

Auburn Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,795$53,640$35,646
Less Than 9th Grade$20,938$25,583$16,950
High School Graduate$29,412$36,667$26,904
Some College$33,558$38,481$32,619
Bachelors Degree$47,836$60,454$38,403
Graduate Degree$62,619$88,839$48,688

$43,795

Average Earnings

$53,640

Average Male

$35,646

Average Female

Auburn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Auburn Language by Age

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Auburn Language

88.45% of Auburn residents speak only English, while 11.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.43% of the population.

Auburn Language

Auburn Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native531935.85%
White41,43511,19427.02%
Black10,3972,80026.93%
Hispanic2,12850023.50%
Asian5,5411,08019.49%
Other300NaN%
Multiple1,01827226.72%

26.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.10%

Male Poverty Rate

26.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Auburn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Auburn is Native, with 35.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Auburn is Multiple, with 26.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.53%.

Auburn Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.62%
High School14.18%
Some College16.68%
Bachelors or Greater6.80%

Auburn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed17.58%
Male Unemployed43.30%
Female Employed19.28%
Female Unemployed49.13%

Auburn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Auburn Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,028$80,249
Families$94,720$122,825
Married Families$113,298-
Non Families$20,560$33,756
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Income by Household Type

Auburn Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Auburn Married by Age and Sex

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Auburn Marriage

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

Auburn Marital Status by Race

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Auburn Marital Status

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2,331

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War653
First Gulf War550
Vietnam592
Korea193
World War II136

Auburn Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34344
35 to 54575
55 to 64376
65 to 74433
75+603

Auburn Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9234.98%
Black3393.69%
Native American23.17%
Asian581.36%
2+ Races91.08%
Hispanic442.34%

Auburn Veterans by Race

Auburn Veterans by Education

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9.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Auburn Veterans by Education

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58.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Auburn Employment by Age

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Auburn Employment by Race

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Auburn Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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50.98%

Born in Auburn

89.74%

Native Born

10.26%

Foreign Born

7.62%

Non Citizen

2.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.74% of Auburn residents were born in the United States, with 50.98% having been born in Alabama. 7.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Auburn Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19001,4000.00%
19302,8001,4002.34%
19404,6521,8525.21%
195012,9398,28710.77%
196016,2613,3222.31%
197022,7676,5063.42%
198028,4715,7042.26%
199033,8305,3591.74%
200042,9879,1572.42%
201053,38010,3932.19%
201155,6562,2764.26%
201257,9322,2764.09%
201360,2082,2763.93%
201462,4842,2763.78%
201564,7602,2763.64%
201667,0362,2763.51%
201769,3122,2763.40%
201871,5882,2763.28%
201973,8642,2763.18%
202076,1432,2793.09%
202178,4192,2762.99%
202280,6952,2762.90%

Auburn Population by Year