Best Places to Live in Auburn, Maine

Small-city complex - Southern Maine, 30 miles north and inland from Portland
Pros
-Attractive setting
-Low crime rates
-Outdoor recreation
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Low job growth projections
-Low educational attainment

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What Bert Has To Say About Lewiston-Auburn Metro Area

Lewiston, at 35,000 the second largest city in the state, lies across the Androscoggin River from its twin city, Auburn. Once a large textile center, Lewiston and Auburn are currently reinventing themselves as a manufacturing and service center with high-tech businesses, but the transition is far from complete. This is an oft-repeated story in Maine, and some towns are doing better than others: Portland south and Waterville 50 miles north are doing much better, while Augusta, the state capital 25 miles north, remains surprisingly depressed.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Maine
County: Androscoggin County
Metro Area: Lewiston-Auburn Metro Area
City: Auburn
Zip Codes: 04210
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 340 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Auburn is 3.50% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Auburn jobs have decreased by 1.08%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Auburn's cost of living is 2.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Auburn's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Auburn's population is 22,871 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -5.92%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Auburn is $143,796. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -14.82%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Auburn public schools spend $11,351 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.8 students per teacher in Auburn. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Auburn

It's a good time to buy in Auburn. Home Appreciation is up 2.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Auburn Real Estate.

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Reviews for Auburn    2 Reviews
Vacation for you - Taxation for Mainers - 10/23/2008
I've lived in Maine 28 years. Maine is a beautiful state and Lewiston/Auburn (twin cites) are a nice area. Everything here. 4 seasons, clean air, best water in the... (Read More)

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Quality of Life and Community - 7/25/2008
Auburn is the residential-half of the twin cities of Lewiston-Auburn (L-A). Whereas Lewiston grew up around shoe, linen and other factories, Auburn claimed the suburbs... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN AUBURN, MAINE
04210