A small city located in Michigan, Auburn Hills has just under 23,000 residents. Young adults (15-24) can expect to fit right in, as they make up an above-average percentage of the community, though young professionals outpace national averages as well. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just under 36, are decidedly younger than most cities in Michigan. Renters slightly outnumber homeowners in Auburn Hills by a small 54%-46% margin despite a relatively high average rent of $1,081 per month, considerably higher than the state average of $874.
There are five primary industries in Auburn Hills: manufacturing, entertainment, retail, scientific, and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 38% of the workforce in the city. Auburn Hills workers bring in an average annual income of just under $70K, around $8,000 more than the Michigan average. However, Auburn Hills compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345). Auburn Hills has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 12% possess a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. In addition, 16% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.
Auburn Hills has an average commute time of about 24 minutes. Many residents (50%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation is not extensively used. Few commuters walk to work.