Auburn Hills, MI

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2022 Population
24,593
1.62% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.2
1.15% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.5%
2.38% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$77,724
5.54% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$215,400
17% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
14,122
0.675% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Auburn Hills, MI had a population of 24.6k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $77,724. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Auburn Hills, MI grew from 24,202 to 24,593, a 1.62% increase and its median household income grew from $73,641 to $77,724, a 5.54% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Auburn Hills, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (56%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (15.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.31%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.1%).

None of the households in Auburn Hills, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

84.8% of the residents in Auburn Hills, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Auburn Hills, MI are Oakland University (4,706 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Auburn Hills, MI was $215,400, and the homeownership rate was 48.5%.

Most people in Auburn Hills, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Auburn Hills, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Auburn Hills, MI is home to a population of 24.6k people, from which 84.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 20.9% of Auburn Hills, MI residents were born outside of the country (5.15k people).

In 2022, there were 3.54 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.8k people) in Auburn Hills, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.89k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

84.8%
2022 Citizenship
84.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 84.8% of Auburn Hills, MI residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Auburn Hills, MI was 84.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Auburn Hills, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.8k ± 801
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    3.89k ± 784
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.4k ± 939
9.04%
Hispanic Population
2.22k people

In 2022, there were 3.54 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.8k people) in Auburn Hills, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.89k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.04% of the people in Auburn Hills, MI are hispanic (2.22k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    79,402 ± 6,891 people
  2. India
    76,527 ± 6,766 people
  3. Iraq
    57,451 ± 5,868 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 79,402 Michigan residents, followed by India with 76,527 and Iraq with 57,451.

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Foreign-Born Population

20.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.15k people
21.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.26k people

As of 2022, 20.9% of Auburn Hills, MI residents (5.15k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Auburn Hills, MI was 21.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    262 ± 104
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    245 ± 105
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    227 ± 104

Auburn Hills, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Auburn Hills, MI employs 14.1k people. The largest industries in Auburn Hills, MI are Manufacturing (4,319 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,587 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,489 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($84,746), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($79,743), and Utilities ($75,363).

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,244. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

14.1k
2022 Value
± 938
−0.675%
1 Year decline
± 9.26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Auburn Hills, MI declined at a rate of −0.675%, from 14.2k employees to 14.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Auburn Hills, MI, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1,830 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,666 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1,290 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Auburn Hills, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

14.1k
2022 Value
± 938
−0.675%
1 Year decline
± 9.26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Auburn Hills, MI declined at a rate of −0.675%, from 14.2k employees to 14.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Auburn Hills, MI, are Manufacturing (4,319 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,587 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,489 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Auburn Hills, MI, though some of these residents may live in Auburn Hills, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$67,891
Median earning men ± $11,289
$35,276
Median earning women ± $3,053

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($105,694), Manufacturing ($94,917), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($73,365).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($63,378), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,027), and Wholesale Trade ($57,792).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.16%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.37M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.16% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 23.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Michigan.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.09%).

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Michigan have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Auburn Hills, MI awarded 4,706 degrees. The student population of Auburn Hills, MI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 6,848 male students and 9,260 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Auburn Hills, MI are White (3,403 and 76.4%), followed by Asian (274 and 6.15%), Black or African American (261 and 5.86%), and Hispanic or Latino (197 and 4.42%).

The largest universities in Auburn Hills, MI by number of degrees awarded are Oakland University (4,706 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Auburn Hills, MI are Registered Nursing (520 and 11%), Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (246 and 5.23%), and Mechanical Engineering (231 and 4.91%).

The median tuition cost in Auburn Hills, MI for a public four year colleges is $15,723 for in-state students and $24,735 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Auburn Hills, MI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 90.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 16,108 (42.5% men and 57.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 16,108 students enrolled in Auburn Hills, MI, 42.5% men and 57.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 11,005 records, of which 57.7% were women and 42.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 520 degrees awarded
  2. 246 degrees awarded
  3. 198 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Auburn Hills, MI was Registered Nursing with 520 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Auburn Hills, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
4,706 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oakland University with 4,706 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,892 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Auburn Hills, MI, which is 0.672 times less than the 2,814 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,403 degrees mean that there were 12.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 274 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($15,723) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.784% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.801% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.31M), Some college (1.92M), and Bachelors Degree (1.42M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Auburn Hills, MI was $215,400 in 2022, which is 0.764 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $184,100 to $215,400, a 17% increase. The homeownership rate in Auburn Hills, MI is 48.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Auburn Hills, MI have an average commute time of 22.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Auburn Hills, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Auburn Hills, MI is $77,724. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Auburn Hills, MI was Census Tract 1405 with a value of $86,359, followed by Census Tract 1408 and Census Tract 1407, with respective values of $86,098 and $75,641.

Property

$215,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,669
$5,422
Median Property Taxes
±$439

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Rent vs Own

48.5%
Homeownership
2022
57.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 48.5% of the housing units in Auburn Hills, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 48.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1405
  2. Census Tract 1408
  3. Census Tract 1407

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Auburn Hills, MI was Census Tract 1405 with a value of $86,359, followed by Census Tract 1408 and Census Tract 1407, with respective values of $86,098 and $75,641.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$77,724
Median Household Income
± $5,476
11.2k
Number of Households
± 758

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.2k households in Auburn Hills, MI grew to $77,724 from the previous year's value of $73,641.

The following chart displays the households in Auburn Hills, MI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Auburn Hills, MI is from Michigan.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2022, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.473% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.3%)
  3. Carpooled (7.81%)

In 2022, 75.2% of workers in Auburn Hills, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.3%) and those who carpooled to work (7.81%).

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Commute Time

22.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Auburn Hills, MI have a shorter commute time (22.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.303% of the workforce in Auburn Hills, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Auburn Hills, MI (2.73k out of 23.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Auburn Hills, MI is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94% of the population of Auburn Hills, MI has health coverage, with 58.4% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 0.508% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Oakland County, MI see 690 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.54% decrease from the previous year (708 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 893 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 259 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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690 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Oakland County, MI

Primary care physicians in Oakland County, MI see an average of 690 patients per year. This represents a 2.54% decrease from the previous year (708 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Oakland County, MI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 15.1% under 18 years, 34.6% between 18 and 34 years, 35.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.96%
Uninsured
58.4%
Employer Coverage
12.2%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
11.1%
Non-Group
0.508%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Auburn Hills, MI grew by 0.833% from 5.91% to 5.96%.

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