Auburn, Alabama Population 2020

65,738

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 24.5 years, 24.6 years for males, and 24.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.8 males.

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

Auburn Al Demographics

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

  • White: 72.89%
  • Black or African American: 17.04%
  • Asian: 8.54%
  • Two or more races: 1.07%
  • Other race: 0.36%
  • 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 Percentage
White45,91772.89%
Black or African American10,73717.04%
Asian5,3828.54%
Two or More Races6751.07%
Some Other Race2290.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.09%

Auburn Al Population Pyramid 2020

Auburn Al Median Age

24.5


Total

24.6


Male

24.4


Female

Auburn Al Adults

There are 51,488 adults, (4,756 of whom are seniors) in Auburn Al.

Auburn Al Age Dependency

34.8

Age Dependency Ratio

10.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Auburn Al Sex Ratio

Female

31,852

50.56%

Male

31,144

49.44%

Auburn Al Households and Families

Auburn Al Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Auburn Al Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.7%24.3%
All44.1%55.9%
Male43.2%56.8%
Female31.6%68.4%
Non Family20.7%79.3%

44.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,8502.5344.1
Non Family10,7351.8220.7
Married8,9273.1975.7
Female2,3543.131.6
Male8343.143.2

3.11

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Auburn Al Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5321.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,1603.82%
High School Graduate3,71812.25%
Some College5,80819.14%
Associates Degree1,9356.38%
Bachelors Degree9,34830.80%
Graduate Degree7,85025.86%

Auburn Al Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,42319,83113,243
Black5,4144,4931,350
Asian3,0482,9622,061
Hispanic1,3121,247464
Multiple Races18816569
Other Race17017097
Native American3810

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 67.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,673$51,287$31,944
Less Than High School$12,935$$12,663
High School Grad$26,114$30,515$22,236
Some College$30,712$36,503$26,382
Bachelors Degree$47,355$62,617$36,917
Graduate Degree$60,854$77,063$50,965

$40,673

Average Earnings

$51,287

Average Male

$31,944

Average Female

Auburn Al Language

Auburn Al Language by Age

Auburn Al Language

87.11% of Auburn Al residents speak only English, while 12.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.06% of the population.

Auburn Al Poverty

Auburn Al Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,39611,19428.41%
Black10,3234,00438.79%
Asian5,15296618.75%
Hispanic2,63450219.06%
Multiple65321933.54%
Other22912052.40%
Native491122.45%

29.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.03%

Male Poverty Rate

29.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Auburn Al

The race most likely to be in poverty in Auburn Al is Other, with 52.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Auburn Al is Asian, with 18.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.22%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.33%
Some College14.66%
High School13.53%
Bachelors or Greater7.61%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed65.01%
Female Unemployed61.63%
Female Employed21.09%
Male Employed17.10%

Auburn Al Income

Auburn Al Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,654$72,673
Families$84,878$108,092
Married Families$103,983-
Non Families$19,402$31,804

Auburn Al Marital Status

Auburn Al Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.4%

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

2,181

Number of Veterans

2,006

Male Veterans

175

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam614
Second Gulf War527
First Gulf War422
Korea220
World War II69

Auburn Al Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6554.27%
Black4515.75%
Asian501.25%
Hispanic442.13%
Other177.42%
2 or More81.71%

Auburn Al Veterans by Education

6.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Auburn Al Employment Status

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

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

52.11%

Born in Alabama

89.59%

Native Born

10.41%

Foreign Born

7.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.59% of Auburn Al residents were born in the United States, with 52.11% having been born in Alabama. 7.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.