ePodunk - The power of place
PLACE SEARCH
   State:    
Include former names         Go To:
Advanced search | Cemetery search
AUBURN COMMUNITY PROFILE
California > All counties > Placer County > Auburn
QUICK LINKS

Profile for Auburn, California, CA

Auburn postcard post card - Olive orchard, Auburn, CA
Olive orchard, Auburn, CA

Auburn photos from ePodunk users
User contributed image - Placer County Courthouse, Auburn, CA
  
Placer County Courthouse, Auburn, CA  

Send us your Auburn photos:

Tell us the pros & cons of Auburn
Blog about Auburn
Auburn map

Sponsored Ads

Auburn is a city in Placer County, in the Sacramento-Arden-Arcade metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Auburn, NY.

The latitude of Auburn is 38.896N. The longitude is -121.075W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,227 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,522.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$48,999
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Auburn demographic reports
Auburn is on the American River, in the Sierra foothills.
Former and merged names include:
· North Fork Dry Diggings
· Rich Dry Diggings
· Wood's Dry Diggings
Founded by prospectors who discovered gold here in 1848
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 39. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 3.1 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1996 movie, "Phenomenon"
· 2002 movie, "XXX"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Gold Country Fair - Sept. 6-9, 2007
  • Mountain Mandarin Festival - Nov. 17-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Auburn web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Auburn State Recreation Area
Historic sites and museums: Gold Country Museum, Placer County Museum, Bernhard Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

Listed places near Auburn

Click on a group to see the items on the map
 
Please wait while the map loads... click here to force load
Auburn
Placer County
California
Add extra pins to the map by clicking on the list above the map. You may click the displayed pins for more information, or search the displayed pins by using the above search field.
Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Auburn demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Placer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Sacramento area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 95658 ZIP code.

Auburn, CA locator map
(Also see local map below.)
Auburn Web sites

Ancestry & family history

18% of Auburn residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Auburn ancestry & family history guide.

Post a query on a message board:

Records & databases:

Attractions
Cemeteries
Communities
Companies
Courts & laws
Crime
Deaths
Disability access & rights
Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Auburn was $26,258, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

28% of Auburn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Auburn festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

Auburn festival web sites:

Geocaching & geography
Gifts & collectibles
Government
Guides to Auburn
Health
Historical societies
Historical societies
History

Historic districts in Auburn include Old Auburn Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Auburn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $606.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,474.


Jobs
Libraries

Libraries in Auburn include Auburn Library ... View libraries

Maps

Media outlets

Newspapers in Auburn include Auburn Journal

Military
Obituaries
Organizations
Parks & recreation
Pets
Photos & post cards
Politics

Placer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Auburn political report.

Postal Service
Religion
Restaurants
Traffic

The average commute time for Auburn workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 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 4.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Auburn include Best Western, Comfort Inn Central, Holiday Inn Hotels, Super 8, Travelodge.

Weather
Wildlife

Browse list of California community profiles



Job Search
what
job title, keywords, or company name
where
city, state, zip code
jobs by Indeed


EPODUNK USER REVIEWS & BLOGS

LOCAL GUIDES

More info about Auburn:

RECORD SEARCHES
EPODUNK EXTRAS
OTHER EPODUNKS
FEEDBACK

Send us your corrections and additions



Search Health Care Jobs





powered by HospitalJobsOnline.com
College Search

Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.

Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!