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Auburn is a city in Lee County.

The latitude of Auburn is 32.609N. The longitude is -85.48W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 702 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 46,923.


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Median household income
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$17,206
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Auburn demographic reports
The Tiger Trail in downtown Auburn displays granite plaques bearing the names of Auburn University athletes and coaches
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 146. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 3.2 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread
Local festivals include:
  • City Fest - April 28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Auburn web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Chewacla State Park
Auburn attractions: Davis Arboretum
Historic sites and museums: Lovelace Athletic Museum, Nunn Winston House, Jule Collins Smith Museumof Fine Art
Colleges and universities: Auburn University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 48

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Auburn demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Auburn-Opelika area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36849 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Auburn residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Auburn ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Auburn was $16,431, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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56% of Auburn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Auburn include Auburn University Historic District, Old Main and Church Street Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Auburn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $357.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,105.


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Libraries in Auburn include Auburn Public Library ... View libraries

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Lee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Auburn political report.

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The average commute time for Auburn workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Auburn between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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