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Auburn, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Auburn CDP(1) had a population of 1,046 as of July 1, 2022. Auburn ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Auburn is located at latitude 39.7109 and longitude -75.3677 in Salem County. Salem County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

The Auburn Census Designated Place is located within Township of Oldmans, a minor civil division (MCD) of Salem County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Auburn: Sculltown.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Auburn, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 1,046 (100%)
Population in Households 1,035 (98.9%)
Population in Families 920 (88.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 11 ( 1.1%)
Population Density 246
Diversity Index2 34


Median Household Income $103,611
Average Household Income $127,717
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $45,121
Wealth Index5 157


Total HU (Housing Units) 402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 355 (88.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 ( 6.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $345,333
Average Home Value $370,198
Housing Affordability Index3 138


Total Households 379
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 295
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.46% -0.19%
Households -0.35% -0.05%
Families   -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   4.88%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.06%

Auburn, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Auburn to the other 701 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 543 23rd
Population Density # 647 8th
Median Household Income # 302 57th
Housing Affordability Index # 558 80th
Per Capita Income # 443 37th
Diversity Index # 551 21st

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