Auburn (zip 36849), Alabama 

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Population

4,470

+28.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

2.3%

Median Age

19.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

5.7 / 7.2

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Auburn (zip 36849), Alabama

College town complex - East-central Alabama near Georgia border. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in the 36849 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Auburn (zip 36849)
Cost of Living: -8.0% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 658 ft above sea level

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Auburn, Al Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
College-town amenities
Historic interest
Strong economy
Cons
Hot, humid summers
Growth and sprawl
Crime rate

What Bert Has To Say About Auburn-Opelika Metro Area

Auburn, home to Auburn University, the largest in Alabama, is a typical small college town with an inviting campus and attractive historic buildings in a nicely laid out downtown. Standout features include high educational attainment and low unemployment. While the Cost of living Index is very attractive for a college town, home prices are relatively high for the region but still reasonable on a national scale. The economy was once driven by agriculture, primarily cotton, then the university.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Auburn (zip 36849) is 2.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Auburn (zip 36849) jobs have increased by 1.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Auburn (zip 36849)'s cost of living is 8.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Auburn (zip 36849)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in the 36849 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Lee county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 59.1% to 39.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Auburn (zip 36849)'s population is 4,470 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 28.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Auburn (zip 36849) is Real Estate: $226,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.0%.

SCHOOLS
Auburn (zip 36849) public schools spend $10,699 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Auburn (zip 36849). More Education



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Housing Market in Auburn

It's a good time to buy in Auburn. Home Appreciation is up 8.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Auburn is $226,400.
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