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Auburn, Wisconsin
Location of Auburn, Wisconsin
Location of Auburn, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Chippewa
Area
 • Total 35.7 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Land 35.7 sq mi (92.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
1,152 ft (351 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 697
 • Density 19/sq mi (7.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-03725
GNIS feature ID 1582729

Auburn is a town in Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 697 at the 2010 census, up from 580 at the 2000 census.

History

The town was named from a place called Auburn, mentioned in the poem "The Deserted Village" by Oliver Goldsmith.

Geography

The Town of Auburn is in northwestern Chippewa County and is bordered by Barron County to the north and Dunn County to the west. The village of New Auburn borders the northeast corner of the town. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.7 square miles (92.4 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 474
2000 580 22.4%
2010 697 20.2%
Est. 2013 709 1.7%

As of the census of 2000, there were 580 people, 202 households, and 163 families residing in the town. The population density was 16.2 people per square mile (6.3/km²). There were 210 housing units at an average density of 5.9 per square mile (2.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.45% White, 0.17% Native American, 0.17% from other races, and 1.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.17% of the population.

There were 202 households out of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.8% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.3% were non-families. 13.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 112.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,000, and the median income for a family was $39,444. Males had a median income of $24,167 versus $19,063 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,164. About 3.7% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.9% of those under age 18 and 11.0% of those age 65 or over.

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