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Auburn, North Dakota
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Auburn, North Dakota is located in North Dakota
Auburn, North Dakota
Auburn, North Dakota
Location in North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Walsh
 • Total 1.01 sq mi (2.60 km2)
 • Land 1.01 sq mi (2.60 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
846 ft (258 m)
 • Total 48
 • Density 47.5/sq mi (18.46/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-03740
GNIS feature ID 1027760

Auburn is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Walsh County, North Dakota, United States. Its population was 48 as of the 2010 census.


A post office called Auburn was established in 1883, and remained in operation until 1943. With the construction of the railroad, business activity shifted to nearby Grafton, and the town's population dwindled.


2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 48 people, 17 households, and 11 families in the CDP. The population density was 47.8 inhabitants per square mile (18.5/km2). There were 21 housing units at an average density of 20.9 per square mile (8.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.3% of the population.

There were 17 households, of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.3% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.73.

The median age in the CDP was 43.5 years. 27.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 12.5% were from 25 to 44; 33.3% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the CDP was 58.3% male and 41.7% female.

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