Income/capita 26%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 19%
IndexAuburnNew YorkNational
Income per capita$22,163$34,212$29,829
Median household income$40,005$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,095$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,145$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$31,316$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$22,465$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level16.2%15.5%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Auburn is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Auburn is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Auburn is 19% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Auburn is 7% higher than the national average

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      Auburn employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.1%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector15.3%2.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.0%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services18.8%11.2%
      Public administration8.9%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%2.7%
      Education, health & social services14.8%42.5%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Melrose Park, NY2,308$87,17658%
      Skaneateles, NY2,498$81,00046%
      Aurora, NY693$75,62537%
      Elbridge, NY987$68,95825%
      Union Springs, NY1,090$60,3419%
      Auburn, NY27,101$40,00528%

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      Ladera Ranch, CA27,121$142,283157%
      West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA27,071$64,94317%
      Lafayette, CO27,053$72,89532%
      Auburn, NY27,101$40,00528%
      Source: The Auburn, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).