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Auburn, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Auburn is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Logan County at latitude 36.8632 and longitude -86.7155. Logan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 640 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Auburn, but most people and references simply refer to it as Auburn, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Auburn indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Auburn (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Auburn: Black Lick, Federal Grove, Woodville.

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Auburn, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,339
Population in Households 1,323
Population in Familes 1,114
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 829
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 546
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 389
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 410 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $103,783
Average Home Value $107,152


Median Household Income $41,497
Average Household Income $49,637
Per Capita Income $19,169
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.02% 0.03%
Households 0.13% 0.07%
Families 2.72% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   1.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Auburn, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Auburn to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 204 61st
Population Density1 # 291 45th
Diversity Index2 # 280 47th
Median Household Income # 234 56th
Per Capita Income # 308 41st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.