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Auburn is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lincoln County, Wyoming, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the CDP population was 328.

Auburn, Wyoming
Location of Auburn, Wyoming
Location of Auburn, Wyoming
Auburn, Wyoming is located in the United States
Auburn, Wyoming
Auburn, Wyoming
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 42°47′40″N 111°0′18″W / 42.79444°N 111.00500°W / 42.79444; -111.00500Coordinates: 42°47′40″N 111°0′18″W / 42.79444°N 111.00500°W / 42.79444; -111.00500
CountryUnited States
 • Total2.1 sq mi (5.6 km2)
 • Land2.1 sq mi (5.6 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
6,053 ft (1,845 m)
 • Total328
 • Density160/sq mi (59/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)307
FIPS code56-04160[2]
GNIS feature ID1597836[3]

The first settlement at Auburn was made in 1879.[4]


Auburn is located at 42°47′40″N 111°0′18″W / 42.79444°N 111.00500°W / 42.79444; -111.00500 (42.794401, -111.004929).[5] It is located in Star Valley, a grassland valley surrounded by forested mountains.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.1  square miles (5.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 276 people, 85 households, and 74 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 128.8 people per square mile (49.8/km²). There were 94 housing units at an average density of 43.9/sq mi (17.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.19% White, 0.36% from other races, and 1.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.72% of the population.

There were 85 households out of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.6% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.8% were non-families. 9.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.25 and the average family size was 3.45.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 32.6% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $35,083. Males had a median income of $29,583 versus $15,208 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $9,932. About 17.3% of families and 22.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.8% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty-five or over.


Public education in the community of Auburn is provided by Lincoln County School District #2.


  1. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved July 13, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, Volumes 9-10. 1918. p. 11.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.