Auburn is a city located in New York, United States.
Auburn is good for those who need quiet surroundings, as the streets are generally calm - however noise can be bothersome closer to the railway line.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around half of buildings in Auburn, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. Most of the housing growth in this city took place pre-1960. This city has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of renters and home owners are about even.
It is frequently feasible for property owners in Auburn to shop for groceries on foot. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, it is a reasonably short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from any location in Auburn. Locals have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
A car is a great medium of transportation in Auburn. Most real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway, and parking is quite easy. On the other hand, Auburn is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, the city is linked by a few bus lines, and it is very convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most houses. Auburn is not very conducive to walking as few common errands can be run without needing to use a car.