Auburn, WA Population

Population: 40,314. Estimated population in July 2020: 47,086 (+16.8% change)
Males: 20,005 (49.6%), Females: 20,309 (50.4%)

King County

Zip codes: 98001, 98002, 98092.

Median resident age: 34.1 years
Median household income: $39,208
Median house value: $153,400

Races in Auburn:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.9%)
  • Hispanic (7.5%)
  • Two or more races (4.6%)
  • American Indian (4.0%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • Black (2.4%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)
  • Vietnamese (0.7%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (18.1%), Irish (11.3%), English (10.6%), Norwegian (5.8%), United States (5.1%), French (3.1%).

Elevation: 85 feet

Land area: 21.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Auburn

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Auburn city

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

11.2% Foreign born (3.6% Asia, 3.2% Europe, 2.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,946 (+14.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Auburn:

  • AUBURN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (202 N DIVISION / PLAZA ONE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Auburn:

  • ST FRANCIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; FEDERAL WAY, WA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL & REHAB CENTER (about 11 miles; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; RENTON, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Auburn:

  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 11 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: SEA)
  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 16 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: BFI)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 21 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TCM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Auburn:

  • AUBURN MUNI (about 1 miles; AUBURN, WA; Abbreviation: S50)
  • CREST AIRPARK (about 9 miles; KENT, WA; Abbreviation: S36)
  • WILL ROGERS WILEY POST MEML (about 13 miles; RENTON, WA; Abbreviation: W36)
Amtrak station near Auburn:

  • 15 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Auburn:

  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,568; Location: 12401 SE 320TH ST; Public; Website: www.greenriver.ctc.edu)
  • NORTHWEST AVIATION COLLEGE (Location: 506 23RD ST NE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.afsnac.com)
  • NEW BEGINNINGS BEAUTY COLLEGE (Location: 435 E MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Auburn:

  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; DES MOINES, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,288)
  • RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 15 miles; RENTON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,623)
  • PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 18 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 19 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,013)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 19 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • CITY UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; BELLEVUE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,007)

Schools

Public high schools in Auburn:

  • AUBURN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,411; Location: 800 4TH ST NE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • AUBURN RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,909; Location: 501 ORAVETZ RD SE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,887; Location: 4248 S 288TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WEST AUBURN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 401 W MAIN ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high schools in Auburn:

  • AUBURN ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 327; Location: 5000 AUBURN WAY SOUTH; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • KENT VIEW CHRISTIAN SR HIGH SC (Students: 162; Location: 19830 SE 328TH PLACE; Grades: 9 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Auburn:

  • KILO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,011; Location: 4400 S 308TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • RAINIER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 863; Location: 30620 116TH AVE SE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • OLYMPIC MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 855; Location: 1825 K ST SE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MT BAKER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 814; Location: 620 37TH ST SE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CASCADE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 759; Location: 1015 24TH ST NE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ILALKO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 660; Location: 301 ORAVETZ PL SE; Grades: PK – 07)
  • LEA HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 568; Location: 30908 124TH AVE SE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HAZELWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 567; Location: 11815 SE 304TH ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • GILDO REY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 500; Location: 1005 37TH ST SE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • VALHALLA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 496; Location: 27847 42ND AV S; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Auburn:

  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 1312 SECOND STREET SE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • HOLY FAMILY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 251; Location: 505 17TH STREET SE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • BUENA VISTA S D A SCHOOL (Students: 187; Location: 3320 ACADEMY DRIVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST NICHOLAS MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: 31015 MILITARY ROAD S; Grades: PK – 3)
  • GREEN RIVER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 1003 10TH ST NE; Grades: PK – 3)