Auburn has the 1359th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 0.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Auburn is part of the Lewiston metro area. Unemployment in the Lewiston area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Lewiston has the 338th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Auburn is below average at $42,030, and the median cost of a home in Auburn is $153,500, which is below the national average. 24% of workers in Auburn hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 89% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Auburn. 76% of Auburn workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 13% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Auburn spend an average of 20 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.