Auburn has the 451st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 16.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Auburn area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Auburn has the 305th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Auburn is below average at $38,480, and the median cost of a home in Auburn is $216,800, which is above the national average. 60% of workers in Auburn hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Auburn. 82% of Auburn workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Auburn spend an average of 18 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.