Auburn, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Auburn, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Auburn had a population of 1,258 as of July 1, 2018. Auburn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Auburn is located at latitude 38.9067 and longitude -95.8156 in Shawnee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Auburn (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Shawnee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,086 feet.

The City of Auburn (GNIS ID: 2394025) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Auburn is located within Township of Auburn, a minor civil division (MCD) of Shawnee County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Auburn: Brownsville, Brownville.

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Auburn, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,258
Population in Households 1,258
Population in Familes 1,082
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,956
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $60,114
Average Household Income $75,055
Per Capita Income $28,312


Total Housing Units 505 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 351 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $123,264
Average Home Value $161,071


Total Households 479
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 334
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.3% 0.3%
Households 0.31% 0.29%
Families 0.52% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Auburn, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Auburn to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 171 75th
Population Density # 46 93rd
Diversity Index # 316 52nd
Median Household Income # 92 86th
Per Capita Income # 168 75th

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