Auburn, Illinois

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Auburn, Illinois

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Auburn strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

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Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 19% Auburn Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Auburn, Illinois

Comparing Auburn to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 3 4
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 7
College Educated Adults 8 8
Median Family Income 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 8 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Working at Home 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Short Commute Times 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6
People Living Alone 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Auburn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles S of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Sangamon
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 62615
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.591
Longitude -89.746

Auburn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station VIRDEN
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Distance 33.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
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Auburn Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,317 100%
Male 2,023 46.9%
Female 2,294 53.1%
Under 18 1,314 30.4%
18+ 3,003 69.6%
65+ 496 11.5%
Median Age 32.8
Average Family Size 3.09
White 4,246 98.4%
African-American 13 0.3%
Asian 12 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.2%
Other 13 0.3%
Mixed Race 26 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 33 0.8%

Estimated Auburn Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,274
Growth -43
Growth % -1%

Auburn Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 33.8%
Irish 10.4%
English 10%
US/American 9.9%
Italian 7.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.7%
French (except Basque) 5%
Swedish 4.1%
Dutch 1.9%
Austrian 1.8%
European 1.2%
Scottish 1.1%
Greek 1.1%
Slavic 1%
Polish 0.9%
Hungarian 0.8%
Slovak 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Slovene 0.4%
Norwegian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Auburn 4,317 $49,200
Chatham 8,583 $64,257
Divernon 1,201 $49,706
Loami 804 $48,200
Pawnee 2,647 $54,736
Thayer 750 $51,750
Virden 3,488 $41,511

Auburn Public Libraries

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Auburn High Schools (2004)

Serves 294 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.3

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