Auburn, NY

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2022 Population
26,674
0.888% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.3
1% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
19.9%
1.34% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$48,203
9.36% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$138,000
21.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
11,038
1.41% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Auburn, NY had a population of 26.7k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $48,203. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Auburn, NY declined from 26,913 to 26,674, a −0.888% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,076 to $48,203, a 9.36% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Auburn, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.16%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.92%), White (Hispanic) (1.98%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.29%).

None of the households in Auburn, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.2% of the residents in Auburn, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Auburn, NY are Cayuga County Community College (323 degrees awarded in 2022) and Cayuga Onondaga BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (21 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Auburn, NY was $138,000, and the homeownership rate was 44.9%.

Most people in Auburn, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Auburn, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Auburn, NY is home to a population of 26.7k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.48% of Auburn, NY residents were born outside of the country (927 people).

In 2022, there were 11.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.6k people) in Auburn, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.91k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.58k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.2%
2022 Citizenship
98.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.2% of Auburn, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Auburn, NY was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Auburn, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    21.6k ± 416
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.91k ± 394
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.58k ± 376
4.29%
Hispanic Population
1.14k people

In 2022, there were 11.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.6k people) in Auburn, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.91k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.58k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.29% of the people in Auburn, NY are hispanic (1.14k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Auburn, NY as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    505,872 ± 17,239 people
  2. China
    415,960 ± 15,668 people
  3. Jamaica
    230,433 ± 11,717 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,872 New York residents, followed by China with 415,960 and Jamaica with 230,433.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.48%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
927 people
3.29%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
886 people

As of 2022, 3.48% of Auburn, NY residents (927 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Auburn, NY was 3.29%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    434 ± 141
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    409 ± 186
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    213 ± 141

Auburn, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Auburn, NY employs 11k people. The largest industries in Auburn, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,297 people), Retail Trade (1,735 people), and Manufacturing (1,292 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($73,875), Public Administration ($70,425), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,055).

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,694. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

11k
2022 Value
± 880
1.41%
1 Year growth
± 10.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Auburn, NY grew at a rate of 1.41%, from 10.9k employees to 11k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Auburn, NY, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,215 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,166 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (903 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Auburn, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11k
2022 Value
± 880
1.41%
1 Year growth
± 10.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Auburn, NY grew at a rate of 1.41%, from 10.9k employees to 11k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Auburn, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,297 people), Retail Trade (1,735 people), and Manufacturing (1,292 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Auburn, NY, though some of these residents may live in Auburn, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,786
Median earning men ± $2,394
$36,263
Median earning women ± $1,905

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($71,464), Manufacturing ($68,189), and Public Administration ($66,979).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($72,734), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,955), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($67,773).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.74%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.56M people employed in New York. This represents a 2.74% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 19.7%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New York went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 60.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (37.5%), followed by Other (0.813%).

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New York

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Chuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New York have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Auburn, NY awarded 344 degrees. The student population of Auburn, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,413 male students and 2,095 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Auburn, NY are White (292 and 84.9%), followed by Unknown (23 and 6.69%), Black or African American (15 and 4.36%), and Hispanic or Latino (8 and 2.33%).

The largest universities in Auburn, NY by number of degrees awarded are Cayuga County Community College (323 and 93.9%) and Cayuga Onondaga BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (21 and 6.1%).

The most popular majors in Auburn, NY are Humanistic Studies (115 and 33.4%), General Business Administration & Management (46 and 13.4%), and Registered Nursing (29 and 8.43%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2022 in Auburn, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 30%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 100%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,508 (40.3% men and 59.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 3,508 students enrolled in Auburn, NY, 40.3% men and 59.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,705 records, of which 61.9% were women and 38.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 115 degrees awarded
  2. 46 degrees awarded
  3. 29 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Auburn, NY was Humanistic Studies with 115 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Auburn, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 323 degrees awarded
  2. 21 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Cayuga County Community College with 323 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 116 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Auburn, NY, which is 0.509 times less than the 228 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 292 degrees mean that there were 12.7 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 23 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, less-than 2-year ($12,075) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,300) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,250) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.7% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.75% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.04M), Bachelors Degree (3.33M), and Some college (2.79M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Auburn, NY was $138,000 in 2022, which is 0.49 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $114,000 to $138,000, a 21.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Auburn, NY is 44.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Auburn, NY have an average commute time of 19.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Auburn, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Auburn, NY is $48,203. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Auburn, NY was Census Tract 416 with a value of $63,287, followed by Census Tract 415 and Census Tract 417, with respective values of $54,913 and $52,990.

Property

$138,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,501
$5,187
Median Property Taxes
±$527

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The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Auburn, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

44.9%
Homeownership
2022
57.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 44.9% of the housing units in Auburn, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 46.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 416
  2. Census Tract 415
  3. Census Tract 417

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Auburn, NY was Census Tract 416 with a value of $63,287, followed by Census Tract 415 and Census Tract 417, with respective values of $54,913 and $52,990.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$48,203
Median Household Income
± $3,909
11.5k
Number of Households
± 898

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.5k households in Auburn, NY grew to $48,203 from the previous year's value of $44,076.

The following chart displays the households in Auburn, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Auburn, NY is from New York.
0.494
2022 Wage GINI in New York
0.493
2021 Wage GINI in New York

In 2022, the income inequality in New York was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.125% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.8%)
  2. Carpooled (10.3%)
  3. Walked (4.6%)

In 2022, 77.8% of workers in Auburn, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.3%) and those who walked to work (4.6%).

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Commute Time

19.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Auburn, NY have a shorter commute time (19.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.96% of the workforce in Auburn, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Auburn, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Auburn, NY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Auburn, NY (4.89k out of 24.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Auburn, NY is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.9% of the population of Auburn, NY has health coverage, with 39.5% on employee plans, 31% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 0.617% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cayuga County, NY see 3829 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.726% decrease from the previous year (3857 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2172 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 484 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,829 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cayuga County, NY

Primary care physicians in Cayuga County, NY see an average of 3,829 patients per year. This represents a 0.726% decrease from the previous year (3,857 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cayuga County, NY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.5% under 18 years, 23% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.06%
Uninsured
39.5%
Employer Coverage
31%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
0.617%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Auburn, NY grew by 18.9% from 2.58% to 3.06%.

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