Auburn, Indiana Population 2024

14,006

Auburn is a city located in DeKalb County Indiana. Auburn has a 2024 population of 14,006. It is also the county seat of DeKalb County.Auburn is currently growing at a rate of 1.02% annually and its population has increased by 3.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,525 in 2020.

The average household income in Auburn is $72,156 with a poverty rate of 11.5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Auburn is 35.6 years, 34.7 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Auburn Demographics

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

  • White: 96.37%
  • Two or more races: 3.33%
  • Other race: 0.17%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.06%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
7.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,828.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.56% (481)
The current population of Auburn, Indiana is 14,006 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,525.

Auburn, Indiana Population 2024

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Auburn Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,83396.37%
Two or more races4433.33%
Other race230.17%
Asian90.07%
Black or African American80.06%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Auburn Population by Race

Auburn Population Pyramid 2024

Auburn Median Age

35.6

Total

34.7

Male

36.3

Female

Auburn Adults

There are 9,905 adults, (2,180 of whom are seniors) in Auburn.

Auburn Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Auburn Sex Ratio

Female6,78250.93%
Male6,53449.07%

Auburn Population by Age

Auburn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,5782.3572.927.1
Married2,4303.0691.78.3
Non Family2,1331.0660.439.6
Female7243.6951.848.2
Male2912.5260.539.5
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Auburn Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Auburn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Auburn Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 30.69%.

Auburn Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,753

Average Earnings

$54,304

Average Male

$37,895

Average Female

Auburn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Auburn Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Auburn Language

98.2% of Auburn residents speak only English, while 1.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.04% of the population.

Auburn Language

Auburn Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,6641,47011.61%
Multiple441419.3%
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11.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.49%

Male Poverty Rate

13.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Auburn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Auburn is White, with 11.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Auburn is Multiple, with 9.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.99%.

Auburn Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.22%
High School7.52%
Some College4.26%
Bachelors or Greater3.11%
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Auburn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed51.79%
Female Employed6.27%
Male Employed4.09%
Male Unemployed
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Auburn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Auburn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Auburn Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Auburn Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Auburn Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Auburn Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

649

Number of Veterans

616

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

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Auburn Veterans by War

count

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Auburn Veterans by Age

count

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Auburn Veterans by Race

Auburn Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Auburn Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Auburn Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Auburn Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Auburn Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.88%

Born in Auburn

99.05%

Native Born

0.95%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.05% of Auburn residents were born in the United States, with 78.88% having been born in Indiana. 0.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Auburn Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,7111410.97%
202814,5701410.98%
202714,4291410.99%
202614,2881411%
202514,1471411.01%
202414,0061411.02%
202313,8651411.03%
202213,7241411.04%
202113,583580.43%
202013,525-2-0.01%
201913,5271320.99%
201813,3952281.73%
201713,1671351.04%
201613,032810.63%
201512,951440.34%
201412,907420.33%
201312,865140.11%
201212,851-44-0.34%
201112,895750.59%
201012,8207466.18%
200012,0742,69528.73%
19909,3791,25715.48%
19808,12278510.7%
19707,33798715.54%
19606,3504718.01%
19505,8794648.57%
19405,4153276.43%
19305,0884389.42%
19204,65073118.65%
19103,91952315.4%
19003,396
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Auburn Population by Year