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Auburn, Georgia
Central Auburn in the city's historic district
Central Auburn in the city's historic district
Motto(s): 
"Old southern charm with a vision for the future"
Location in Barrow County and the state of Georgia
Location in Barrow County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 34°1′0″N 83°49′55″W / 34.01667°N 83.83194°W / 34.01667; -83.83194Coordinates: 34°1′0″N 83°49′55″W / 34.01667°N 83.83194°W / 34.01667; -83.83194
Country United States
State Georgia
Counties Barrow, Gwinnett
Area
 • Total 6.78 sq mi (17.56 km2)
 • Land 6.75 sq mi (17.49 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation
1,050 ft (320 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 6,887
 • Estimate 
(2020)
7,620
 • Density 1,134.48/sq mi (438.00/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30011
Area code(s) 770
FIPS code 13-04140
GNIS feature ID 0354411

Auburn is a city in Barrow and Gwinnett counties in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 6,887.

Geography

Auburn is located in western Barrow County at 34°1′0″N 83°49′55″W / 34.01667°N 83.83194°W / 34.01667; -83.83194 (34.016692, -83.831869). It is 42 miles (68 km) northeast of downtown Atlanta and 27 miles (43 km) west of Athens.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.5 square miles (16.8 km2), of which 6.4 square miles (16.7 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.07 km2), or 0.39%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 161
1910 217 34.8%
1920 290 33.6%
1930 230 −20.7%
1940 286 24.3%
1950 301 5.2%
1960 374 24.3%
1970 361 −3.5%
1980 692 91.7%
1990 3,139 353.6%
2000 6,904 119.9%
2010 6,887 −0.2%
2019 (est.) 7,660 11.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of 2010 Auburn had a population of 6,887. The racial and ethnic composition of the population was 85.3% white, 4.9% black or African American, 0.4% Native American, 4.1% Asian, 3.3% from some other race and 2.1% reporting two or more races. 7.7% of the population was Hispanic or Latino.

At the 2000 census there were 6,904 people, 2,260 households, and 1,846 families in the town. The population density was 1,293.3 people per square mile (499.2/km2). There were 2,322 housing units at an average density of 435.0 per square mile (167.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 88.80% White, 2.64% African American, 0.30% Native American, 4.17% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.23% from other races, and 1.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.35%.

Of the 2,260 households 51.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.3% were non-families. 12.8% of households were one person and 1.7% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.33.

The age distribution was 33.7% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 41.5% from 25 to 44, 13.3% from 45 to 64, and 3.5% 65 or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.2 males.

The median household income was $51,346 and the median family income was $52,695. Males had a median income of $37,392 versus $24,381 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,023. About 3.6% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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