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Auburn is a township in Sangamon County, in the Springfield metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Auburn. For links to other places called Auburn, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Auburn is 39.567N. The longitude is -89.76W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 630 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,020.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Auburn demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sangamon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62689 ZIP code.
30% of Auburn residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $19,019, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Auburn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Auburn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $861.
Sangamon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Auburn political report.
The average commute time for Auburn workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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