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Mount Auburn

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Welcome to Mount Auburn

First developed in the earliest years of the 20th century, this historic neighborhood has seen an influx in cultural diversity in recent decades and has overcome some of the difficulties that often face inner-city neighborhoods to remain a stable, working-class community.



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The 2016 population of Mount Auburn is estimated to be 5,871. That’s a change of +3.4% in the last five years. Over the next five years, the population is projected to change by +3.9%.

The number of households is 1,495, a change of +5.6% in the last five years. In the next five years, the number of households is projected to change +5.0%.

The average household size is 3.92.

Income & Employment

The median household income is $32,751 and, of the entire population age 16 and over, 37.3% aren’t in the labor force. 36.2% of families live below the poverty line.

Among those employed, 33.2% are blue-collar workers, 36.0% are white-collar workers, and 30.8% are occupied as service industry or farm workers.

The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 28.0 minutes. The average number of vehicles per household is 2.1.


81.3% of Mount Auburn homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $107,920

55.8% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 17.9 years, while the average renter has been in the same home 8.0 years.

The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1949.


Mount Auburn includes portions of these policebeats: 113, 112

Throughout thosebeats during 2014, there were:

Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence) 8
Aggravated Assaults (family violence) 6
Business Burglaries 59
Home Burglaries 92
Motor-Vehicle Burglaries 164
Auto Thefts 56
Business Robberies 3
Robberies of Individuals 21
Shoplifting Incidents 2
Other Thefts 86
Murders 0
Rapes 3
School Passing Grades
2016 STAAR exam passing rates for neighborhood public schools:
Dallas ISD Billy Earl Dade Middle School 53
Dallas ISD Eduardo Mata Elementary 76
Dallas ISD J.L. Long Middle School 69
Dallas ISD James Madison High School 51
Dallas ISD Mount Auburn Elementary 58
Dallas ISD Oran M. Roberts Elementary 63
Dallas ISD Woodrow Wilson High School 79

Real Estate Snapshot

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Avg. Household Size


Number of Households


Avg. Length of Residency by Owner

17.9 years

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Sources: Demographic data pulled from Nielsen SiteReports and represents sampling based on most recent U.S. Census estimates. Crime data provided by local police departments. School STAAR exam passing rates from Texas Education Agency.