Auburn is a city located in Logan County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,639, it is the 185th largest city in Kentucky and the 12042nd largest city in the United States. Auburn is currently growing at a rate of 1.55% annually and its population has increased by 3.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,589 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Auburn has a population density of 880 people per square mile.
The average household income in Auburn is $63,082 with a poverty rate of 18.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $736 per month, and the median house value is $96,300. The median age in Auburn is 42.2 years, 41.6 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Auburnwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
94.80% of Auburn residents speak only English, while 5.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.77% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Auburn is Black, with 52.63% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Auburn is Hispanic, with 8.90% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.44%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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94.46% of Auburn residents were born in the United States, with 66.92% having been born in Kentucky. 5.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.