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Overview

Introduction to Auburn, Georgia

Auburn, Georgia, in Barrow county, is 26 miles W of Athens, Georgia and 37 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia.. The city is located in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Auburn History

The city of Auburn was established in 1892. The city derived its name from the red clay found in nearby land that was used to dye clothes to a rich auburn color. Auburn has a mix of residential and commercial areas, planned houses, apartments and green areas.

Auburn and nearby Attractions

  • Crawford W. Long Museum
  • Barrington Hall
  • Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
  • Fort Yargo State Park
  • Vines Botanical Gardens

Things To Do In Auburn

Local parks include the James Shackelford Memorial Park, the Roy E. Parks children's Playground, the R.H. Burel Park, the Whistle-Stop Park and the Parks Family Sports Complex. The Crawford W. Long Museum, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, the Gwinnett History Museum and the Lanier Museum of Natural History are all accessible from Auburn as well.

Auburn Transportation

Air transportation is available from William Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport.

Auburn Higher Education

Nearby colleges include Agnes Scott College, Athens Technical College and Atlanta Christian College.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,291
Male Share of the Population51.1%
Female Share of the Population48.9%
Senior Citizens6.6%
Employed Population 16+3,516
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married50.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.4%
Median Earnings25+$31,831
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,886
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,978

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,487
% Above Poverty Level79.9%
% Below Poverty Level20.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21.5%
Median Gross Rent$887
Median House Value$108,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26%
Irish14.2%
English11.2%
Italian4.4%
Guyanese2.3%
French Except Basque1.7%
Scottish1.6%
Swedish1.4%
Dutch1.3%
African0.8%
Turkish0.7%
Serbian0.6%
Russian0.5%
Portuguese0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Polish0.2%
German0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
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Auburn Almanac

CategoryValue
County Barrow County
Standard Zip Codes30011
Phone Area Codes678
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.01
Approximate Longitude-83.83

Auburn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationWINDER 1 SSE
Distance6.7 miles
Jan Temp31 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp49 to 71 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches
StationCOMMERCE 4 NNW
Distance26.4 miles
Jan Temp29 to 51 F
Apr Temp46 to 73 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip52.2 inches
StationCOVINGTON
Distance29.1 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip49.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bethlehem782$44,583
Braselton8,409$101,023
Dacula5,053$58,622
Hoschton1,782$73,167
Lawrenceville30,127$43,801
Winder15,148$46,775

Auburn Public Schools

Auburn Elementary School
1334 6th Ave
ZIP: 30011
(770) 963-7887
Primary
Total Enrollment 794
Bramlett Elementary School
622 Freeman Brock Rd
ZIP: 30011
(770) 307-1627
Primary
Total Enrollment 731
Mulberry Elementary School
442 E Union Grove Cir
ZIP: 30011
(678) 226-7460
Primary
Total Enrollment 601

Auburn Private Schools

Old Peachtree Montessori School
33 Hills Shop Rd
ZIP: 30011
Elementary
Total Enrollment 44
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