Auburn, Maine Population 2020

23,256

Auburn is a city located in Maine. With a 2020 population of 23,256, it is the 5th largest city in Maine (after Portland, Lewiston, Bangor, and South Portland) and the 1645th largest city in the United States. Auburn is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 0.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,055 in 2010. Auburn reached it's highest population of 24,449 in 1960. Spanning over 66 miles, Auburn has a population density of 392 people per square mile.

The average household income in Auburn is $63,941 with a poverty rate of 13.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $758 per month, and the median house value is $155,900. The median age in Auburn is 39.7 years, 38.7 years for males, and 40.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.8 males.

Auburn Demographics

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

  • White: 90.41%
  • Two or more races: 6.36%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Black or African American: 1.27%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Auburn, Maine is 23,256, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 23,196.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,055.

Auburn, Maine Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020107,8991100.10%
2019107,7891100.10%
2018107,6791100.10%
2017107,5691650.15%
2016107,4042490.23%
2015107,155-260-0.24%
2014107,4151400.13%
2013107,275-206-0.19%
2012107,481550.05%
2011107,426-281-0.26%
2010107,7070.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,85290.41%
Two or More Races1,4666.36%
Asian2951.28%
Black or African American2931.27%
Some Other Race960.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.02%

Auburn Population Pyramid 2020

Auburn Median Age

39.7


Total

38.7


Male

40.9


Female

Auburn Adults

There are 18,004 adults, (3,867 of whom are seniors) in Auburn.

Auburn Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Auburn Sex Ratio

Female

12,025

52.14%

Male

11,039

47.86%

Auburn Households and Families

Auburn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Auburn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.7%19.3%
All56.5%43.5%
Male48.4%51.6%
Non Family39.8%60.2%
Female35%65%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2622.1956.5
Non Family4,4301.2239.8
Married4,2052.9680.7
Female1,0772.7935
Male5502.8648.4

2.81

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

10.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Auburn Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5363.29%
9th to 12th Grade9956.11%
High School Graduate5,32832.71%
Some College2,97518.26%
Associates Degree1,81411.13%
Bachelors Degree2,69316.53%
Graduate Degree1,95011.97%

Auburn Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,16113,9124,504
Multiple Races61848738
Asian22512230
Hispanic19010641
Black12910436
Native American48429
Other Race40405
Islander444

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,600$41,044$31,895
Less Than High School$18,739$19,353$17,043
High School Grad$32,748$36,661$25,895
Some College$33,313$40,187$30,194
Bachelors Degree$46,298$54,390$38,223
Graduate Degree$54,179$60,481$51,887

$36,600

Average Earnings

$41,044

Average Male

$31,895

Average Female

Auburn Language

Auburn Language by Age

Auburn Language

90.64% of Auburn residents speak only English, while 9.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.83% of the population.

Auburn Poverty

Auburn Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,2552,35711.64%
Multiple1,40942330.02%
Black26410740.53%
Hispanic4348519.59%
Other953536.84%
Native48612.50%
Asian29120.69%

13.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.24%

Male Poverty Rate

13.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Auburn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Auburn is Black, with 40.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Auburn is Asian, with 0.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.31%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.66%
High School16.98%
Some College9.03%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.60%
Male Unemployed30.43%
Female Employed7.38%
Male Employed4.91%

Auburn Income

Auburn Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,924$63,941
Families$63,705$79,554
Married Families$84,473-
Non Families$30,845$40,038

Auburn Marital Status

Auburn Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Auburn Married by Age and Sex

Auburn 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 55-64.

Auburn Marital Status by Race

Auburn Veterans

1,772

Number of Veterans

1,643

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam625
First Gulf War254
Second Gulf War193
Korea146
World War II70
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74556
75+388
35 to 54344
55 to 64327
18 to 34157
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,70110.21%
2 or More526.40%
Black159.74%
Indian47.55%

$Auburn Veterans by Education

6.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Auburn Employment Status

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Auburn 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

71.08%

Born in Maine

96.70%

Native Born

3.30%

Foreign Born

1.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.70% of Auburn residents were born in the United States, with 71.08% having been born in Maine. 1.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202023,256300.13%
201923,226300.13%
201823,196500.22%
201723,146300.13%
201623,1161780.78%
201522,938-2-0.01%
201422,940140.06%
201322,926-36-0.16%
201222,962-15-0.07%
201122,977-78-0.34%
201023,055-148-0.06%
200023,203-1,106-0.46%
199024,3091,1810.50%
198023,128-1,023-0.43%
197024,151-298-0.12%
196024,4491,3150.55%
195023,1343,3171.56%
194019,8171,2460.65%
193018,5711,5860.90%
192016,9851,9211.21%
191015,0642,1131.52%
190012,9511,7011.42%
189011,2501,6951.65%
18809,5553,3864.47%
18706,1690.00%