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Overview

Introduction to Auburn, New York

Auburn, New York, in Cayuga county, is 22 miles W of Syracuse, New York and 117 miles E of Buffalo, New York. The city is located in the Syracuse metropolitan area.

Auburn History

The area now known as Auburn was established in 1793 by a veteran of the American Revolution, John L. Hardenbergh. It grew around a mill and was originally known as Hardenbergh's Corners. It was renamed Auburn in 1805. It was named after the Yorkshire town cited in "Deserted Village," a poem by Oliver Goldsmith. Auburn was initially incorporated as a village in 1815, and was reincorporated as a city in 1848.

Auburn and nearby Attractions

  • Casey Park
  • Cayuga Museum and Case Research Lab Museum
  • Emerson Park
  • Ward O'Hara Agricultural Museum of Cayuga County
  • Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center
  • William H. Seward House

Things To Do In Auburn

There are several parks and playgrounds in Auburn, including Hoopes Park, Pomeroy Park, Miles Park and Casey Park. You can also plan a trip to the Cayuga Museum of History and Art, Cayuga County - Ward W O'Hara Agricultural Museum, Champions for Life Sports Center and the Case Research Laboratory Museum. Golfers can spend their leisure hours at the Auburn Golf and Country Club.

Auburn Transportation

Air transportation is available from Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport.

Auburn Higher Education

Cayuga County Community College, and Cayuga Onondaga Boces are the higher educational institutes that lie within the city.

Demographics

People

Total Population27,101
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens16.6%
Employed Population 16+11,252
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married34.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.8%
Median Earnings25+$32,176
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,114
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,185

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,813
% Above Poverty Level83.8%
% Below Poverty Level16.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.4%
% Using Public Transportation2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone40.6%
Median Gross Rent$679
Median House Value$97,200

Ancestry

Irish21.8%
Italian17.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.5%
German15.7%
English13%
Polish6.4%
French Except Basque4.8%
Ukrainian3.9%
Dutch3.6%
Scottish2.2%
Canadian1.8%
Hungarian0.6%
Russian0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Arab0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Czech0.4%
West Indian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Greek0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Ethiopian0.2%
Iraqi0.2%
African0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Auburn Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cayuga County
Standard Zip Codes13021
P.O. Box Zip Codes13022
Company Zip Codes13024
Phone Area Codes315
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.93
Approximate Longitude-76.56

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)

StationAUBURN
Distance1.3 miles
Jan Temp12 to 30 F
Apr Temp33 to 54 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp39 to 59 F
Annual Precip0 inches
StationAURORA RESEARCH FARM
Distance14.4 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 60 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches
StationSODUS CENTER
Distance29.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp36 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cayuga569$72,500
Elbridge5,846$79,348
Port Byron1,242$59,250
Skaneateles7,246$107,404
Union Springs1,090$80,156
Weedsport1,808$64,167

Auburn Public Libraries

Seymour Public Library District
176-178 GENESEE STREET
Auburn, New York
(315) 252-2571

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Auburn Hospitals

Auburn Community Hospital
(Non-profit)
17 Lansing St
(315) 253-8281

Auburn Public Schools

Auburn High School
250 Lake Ave
ZIP: 13021
(315) 255-8305
High
Total Enrollment 1238
Auburn Junior High School
191 Franklin St
ZIP: 13021
(315) 255-8484
Middle
Total Enrollment 630
Casey Park Elementary School
101 Pulaski St
ZIP: 13021
(315) 255-8764
Primary
Total Enrollment 480
Cayuga-onondaga Boces
1879 W Genesee St Rd
ZIP: 13021
(315) 253-0361
Other
Total Enrollment 329
Genesee Street Elementary School
244 Genesee St
ZIP: 13021
(315) 255-8644
Primary
Total Enrollment 383
Herman Avenue Elementary School
2 N Herman Ave
ZIP: 13021
(315) 255-8684
Primary
Total Enrollment 449
Owasco Elementary School
66 Letchworth St
ZIP: 13021
(315) 255-8724
Primary
Total Enrollment 423
William H Seward Elementary School
52 Metcalf Dr
ZIP: 13021
(315) 255-8604
Primary
Total Enrollment 525

Auburn Private Schools

Hillside Childrens Center - Finger Lakes Campus
7432 County House Rd
ZIP: 13021
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 58
Montessori School Of The Finger Lakes
99 South St
ZIP: 13021
Elementary
Total Enrollment 20
Ss Peter & Paul Catholic School
134 Washington St
ZIP: 13021
Elementary
Total Enrollment 80
St Joseph School
89 E Genesee St
ZIP: 13021
Elementary
Total Enrollment 143
Tyburn Academy Of Mary Immaculate
17 Clymer St
ZIP: 13021
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 75
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