Auburn, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Auburn, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Auburn had a population of 1,305 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Auburn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Auburn: Brownsville, Brownville.

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Auburn, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,305
Daytime Population: Workers 414
Daytime Population: Residents 663
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,077
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 1,305
Population in Familes 1,119
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,029
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $59,124
Average Household Income $73,917
Per Capita Income $27,610


Total Housing Units 512 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 344 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $118,841
Average Home Value $151,017


Total Households 492
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 344
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.85% 0.65%
Households 0.72% 0.56%
Families 1.0% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

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, 2017 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 # 170 75th
Population Density # 43 94th
Diversity Index # 321 53rd
Median Household Income # 109 84th
Per Capita Income # 238 65th

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