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Auburn, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Auburn is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Auburn.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Schuylkill County at latitude 40.5984 and longitude -76.0933. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 476 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Auburn (see map) encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

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Auburn, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 733
Population in Households 733
Population in Familes 586
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 452
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 303
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 203
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $116,009


Median Household Income $52,214
Average Household Income $56,662
Per Capita Income $23,268
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.26% -0.11%
Households -0.08% -0.07%
Families -0.46% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Auburn, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Auburn to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1138 36th
Population Density1 # 1450 18th
Diversity Index2 # 998 43rd
Median Household Income # 679 62nd
Per Capita Income # 1019 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.