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Overview

Introduction to Auburn Hills, Michigan

Auburn Hills, Michigan, in Oakland county, is 4 miles NE of Pontiac, Michigan and 26 miles N of Detroit, Michigan. The city is conveniently located inside the Detroit metropolitan area.

Auburn Hills History

Auburn Hills began as the town of Auburn in the year 1821. Aaron Webster was the first settler in this region. He came to Auburn Hills from New York. Webster started a saw mill and grist mill in the area, which attracted more settlers to Auburn Hills. It was incorporated as a city in 1983.

Auburn Hills and nearby Attractions

  • Walter P Chrysler Museum
  • City of Auburn Hills River Woods Park
  • Galloway Lake Estates
  • Walter P. Chrysler Museum
  • Hawk Woods Nature Center
  • Palace of Auburn Hills

Things To Do In Auburn Hills

If history interests you, then visit the various historical buildings and museums in and around the city. You can also relax at the city parks with family members or friends. The recreation department of the city regularly organizes events and programs as well.

Auburn Hills Transportation

The nearest major airport is Oakland County International.

Auburn Hills Higher Education

Some of the colleges and universities situated close to the city are Oakland University, Oakland Community College-Bloomfield Hills Campus, University of Phoenix-Detroit Campus and Lawrence Technological University.

Demographics

People

Total Population22,342
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens10.6%
Employed Population 16+11,762
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married37.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher42.5%
Median Earnings25+$39,390
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,281
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,795

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,569
% Above Poverty Level87.1%
% Below Poverty Level12.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone32.9%
Median Gross Rent$985
Median House Value$121,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)43.3%
German16.4%
Irish9.5%
English7.3%
Polish6%
Italian5.1%
French Except Basque4.8%
Scottish3.2%
Canadian1.8%
Dutch1.5%
African1.3%
Russian1.1%
Finnish0.9%
Arab0.9%
Swedish0.8%
West Indian0.8%
Jamaican0.7%
Greek0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Belgian0.4%
Romanian0.4%
Czech0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Albanian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Israeli0.2%
South African0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Auburn Hills Almanac

CategoryValue
County Oakland County
Standard Zip Codes48326
P.O. Box Zip Codes48321
Phone Area Codes248
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.67
Approximate Longitude-83.24

Auburn Hills Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPONTIAC STATE HOSPITAL
Distance4.2 miles
Jan Temp16 to 30 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 60 F
Annual Precip30 inches
StationDETROIT CITY AP
Distance23.2 miles
Jan Temp20 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip0 inches
StationLAPEER WWTP
Distance26.4 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 55 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip30.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Lake Angelus260$187,500
Lake Orion3,040$98,065
Pontiac59,920$34,102
Rochester12,969$121,783
Rochester Hills72,987$102,964
Sylvan Lake1,688$86,875

Auburn Hills Public Libraries

Auburn Hills Public Library
3400 EAST SEYBURN DRIVE
Auburn Hills, Michigan
(248) 370-9466

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Auburn Hills Public Schools

R. Grant Graham Elem. School
2450 Old Salem Rd
ZIP: 48326
(248) 537-6800
Primary
Total Enrollment 365
Auburn Elementary School
2900 Waukegan St
ZIP: 48326
(248) 537-6500
Primary
Total Enrollment 352
Avondale High School
2800 Waukegan St
ZIP: 48326
(248) 537-6100
High
Total Enrollment 989
Rogers School
2600 Dexter Rd
ZIP: 48326
(248) 451-7850
Primary
Total Enrollment 334

Auburn Hills Private Schools

Auburn Hills Christian School
3655 N Squirrel Rd
ZIP: 48326
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 181
Oakland Christian School
3075 Shimmons Rd
ZIP: 48326
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 589
Heritage Christian School
2024 Pontiac Rd
ZIP: 48326
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 21
Havenwyck School
1525 University Dr
ZIP: 48326
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 72
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