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Auburn is a city in King County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.

The community was named for Auburn, NY.

The latitude of Auburn is 47.307N. The longitude is -122.227W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 82 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 44,655.


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Median household income
Local
$39,208
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Auburn demographic reports
Auburn is in the White River Valley.
Former and merged names include:
· Slaughter
Grew with the arrival of the Northern Pacific Railway in the late 19th century
Public transportation: Sounder Commuter Rail (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 296. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 6.6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Francis R. (Dick) Scobee, astronaut who died in 1986 explosion of Space Shuttle Challenger
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Muckleshoot Indian Casino
Historic sites and museums: White River Valley Museum
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 89
Municipal address:
25 W. Main St.
Auburn, WA 98001

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17% of Auburn residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Auburn ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Auburn was $19,630, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Auburn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Auburn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $578.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,317.


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Libraries in Auburn include Auburn Public Library, Muckleshoot Library ... View libraries

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King County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Auburn political report.

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The average commute time for Auburn workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Auburn between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Auburn, WA

Pros: I believe the small town atmosphere and affordable living are all positives...

Cons: Really good restraunts, sorry Applebees is good but it's far from fine dining...

This is a good place to See small town entertainment is the Auburn Avenue Theater, great plays and actors "No its not Broadway but hey its still fun to watch...

General info: I work here and I am involved in this community and if my wives kids weren't so settled in there schools I would be living back here...

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