- Auburn, Kentucky
official_name = Auburn, Kentucky
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Auburn, Kentucky
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Logan
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 4.6
area_land_km2 = 4.6
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 1.8
area_land_sq_mi = 1.8
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 1444
population_density_km2 = 317.3
population_density_sq_mi = 821.8
timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_m = 195
elevation_ft = 640
latd = 36 |latm = 51 |lats = 59 |latNS = N
longd = 86 |longm = 43 |longs = 1 |longEW = W
Auburn is a city in Logan County,
Kentucky, United States. The population was 1,444 at the 2000 census. Originally called Federal Grove, the name was changed in the 1860s to honor Auburn, New York. [cite book |title="Encyclopedia of Kentucky" |chapter=Dictionary of Places: Auburn |publisher=Somerset Publishers |location= New York, New York|year=1987 |isbn=0403099811]
Auburn is located at coor dms|36|51|59|N|86|43|1|W|city (36.866523, -86.716910)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.6 km²), all of it land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,444 people, 584 households, and 397 families residing in the city. The population densitywas 821.8 people per square mile (316.8/km²). There were 653 housing units at an average density of 371.6/sq mi (143.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.86% White, 6.86% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.14% Asian, and 2.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.69% of the population.
There were 584 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.0% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.88.
In the city the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 79.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $30,500, and the median income for a family was $38,173. Males had a median income of $28,365 versus $20,000 for females. The
per capita incomefor the city was $14,779. About 11.3% of families and 15.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.3% of those under age 18 and 18.9% of those age 65 or over.
* [http://www.logantele.com/~auburn/ Official Homepage]
* [http://www.auburnky.com/ Touristic bureau]
* [http://www.logantele.com/~aubhis/ Auburn Historical Society]
* [http://www.auburnmemories.com Auburn Memories]
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