Auburn

Up against the gorgeous Sierra Nevada foothills, Auburn, CA, is a charming city rich in history, natural beauty, and vibrant community spirit. Located just northeast of Sacramento, Auburn offers residents a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life while still providing convenient access to urban amenities.

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Up against the gorgeous Sierra Nevada foothills, Auburn, CA, is a charming city rich in history, natural beauty, and vibrant community spirit. Located just northeast of Sacramento, Auburn offers residents a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life while still providing convenient access to urban amenities.

With a storied past dating back to the Gold Rush era, Auburn boasts a wealth of historic landmarks and cultural attractions. Visitors can explore the iconic Old Town Auburn, where beautifully preserved buildings house quaint shops, galleries, and restaurants. The city's rich heritage is celebrated through events like the Auburn Co-op Festival and the Gold Country Fair, which showcase the area's unique history and culture.

Outdoor enthusiasts will find endless opportunities for adventure in Auburn's stunning surroundings. From hiking and mountain biking along the scenic trails of the Auburn State Recreation Area to exploring the tranquil waters of the American River, there's no shortage of outdoor activities to enjoy. Auburn is also a gateway to the majestic landscapes of the nearby Sierra Nevada Mountains, offering skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports during the colder months.

Families are drawn to Auburn for its top-rated schools, safe neighborhoods, and strong sense of community. The city hosts a variety of family-friendly events and activities throughout the year, including farmers' markets, concerts in the park, and youth sports leagues.

With its breathtaking natural beauty, rich history, and tight-knit community, Auburn offers residents a high quality of life and a true sense of belonging. Whether you're seeking adventure in the great outdoors or a peaceful retreat from city life, Auburn welcomes you with open arms.

Overview for Auburn, CA

13,738 people live in Auburn, where the median age is 48.2 and the average individual income is $47,690. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,738

Total Population

48.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$47,690

Average individual Income

Around Auburn, CA

There's plenty to do around Auburn, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

85
Very Walkable
Walking Score
25
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Newcastle Wine Shoppe, Brew House Supply, and Brigitte's Serenity Studio.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.29 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.13 miles 25 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.13 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.64 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.09 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.51 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Auburn, CA

Auburn has 6,236 households, with an average household size of 2.15. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Auburn do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,738 people call Auburn home. The population density is 1,914.15 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,738

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

48.2

Median Age

46.59 / 53.41%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
6,236

Total Households

2.15

Average Household Size

$47,690

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Auburn, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Auburn. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Placer County Court Schools
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Maidu Virtual Charter Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Placer County Special Education
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Placer County Pathways Charter
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
Confluence Continuation High
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
1/5
Placer County Community Schools
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
United Auburn Indian Community Tribal School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Forty-Niner Regional Occupational Program
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
Skyridge Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Alta Vista Community Charter
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5

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