Auburn, ME Population

By | June 17, 2019

Population: 23,203. Estimated population in July 2020: 23,602 (+1.7% change)
Males: 11,020 (47.5%), Females: 12,183 (52.5%)

Androscoggin County

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $35,652
Median house value: $86,700

Races in Auburn:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: French (20.3%), English (18.2%), French Canadian (17.1%), Irish (14.0%), United States (6.8%), German (5.7%).

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 59.8 square miles

Map of Auburn, ME

Population

For population 25 years and over in Auburn

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Auburn city

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

2.3% Foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.8% North America, 0.4% Asia, 0.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,157 (-4.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Auburn:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Auburn:

  • BRUNSWICK NAS (about 26 miles; BRUNSWICK, ME; Abbreviation: NHZ)
  • PORTLAND INTL JETPORT (about 32 miles; PORTLAND, ME; Abbreviation: PWM)
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 81 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; Abbreviation: PSM)

Other public-use airports nearest to Auburn:

  • AUBURN/LEWISTON MUNI (about 5 miles; AUBURN/LEWISTON, ME; Abbreviation: LEW)
  • TWITCHELL (about 7 miles; TURNER, ME; Abbreviation: 3B5)
  • OXFORD COUNTY REGIONAL (about 17 miles; OXFORD, ME; Abbreviation: 81B)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Auburn:

  • CENTRAL MAINE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 828; Location: 1250 TURNER ST; Public; Website: www.cmtc.net)
  • MID-STATE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 36; Location: 88 E HARDSCRABBLE RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.midstatecollege.com)
  • MR RICHARDS HAIR STYLING ACADEMY (Location: 41 BROAD ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Auburn:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE (about 28 miles; PORTLAND, ME; Full-time enrollment: 7,381)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (about 32 miles; STANDISH, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,376)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT AUGUSTA (about 38 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,172)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FARMINGTON (about 41 miles; FARMINGTON, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,229)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND-UNIVERSITY CAMPUS (about 45 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 83 miles; DURHAM, NH; Full-time enrollment: 12,586)
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 100 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)

Schools

Public high schools in Auburn:

  • EDWARD LITTLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,108; Location: 77 HARRIS ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FRANKLIN ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 22 PINE STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Auburn:

  • AUBURN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 558; Location: 38 FALCON DRIVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • FAIRVIEW SCHOOL (Students: 503; Location: 397 MINOT AVENUE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SHERWOOD HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 471; Location: SHERWOOD DRIVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WEBSTER INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 99 HAMPSHIRE STREET; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • WALTON SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 92 MARY CARROLL STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WASHBURN SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 35 LAKE AUBURN AVENUE; Grades: KG – 03)
  • LAKE STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 128; Location: 80 LAKE STREET; Grades: KG – 03)
  • EAST AUBURN COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 102; Location: 15 ANDREW DRIVE; Grades: KG – 03)
  • RETC/SOS (Students: 33; Location: PO BOX 800; Grades: 04 – 12)
  • MERRILL HILL ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: 16 WESTERN AVENUE; Grades: 07 – 10)

Private primary/middle schools in Auburn:

  • ST PETERS SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 135 WESTERN AVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SMART START DEV CHILD CARE CTR (Students: 80; Location: 180 MOUNT AUBURN AVE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Auburn:

  • AUBURN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $835,435; Location: 49 SPRING STREET; 80,064 books; 2,555 audio materials; 2,201 video materials; 260 serial subscriptions)