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Featured Apartments in Auburn, WA
Located in Auburn just minutes from Hwy 18 and 167, Up to 3 walk in closets in most apartment homes, Lush mature landscaping!
Auburn WA, 98092
Luxury Living at a Price that You can Afford...Auburns Best Address...Condo Quality Apartment Homes...
Auburn WA, 98092
Welcome to Aspen Meadows Apartment Homes where we offer luxury at a price you can afford! Aspen Meadows offers you convenience in a peaceful setting, friendly management & staff, while strategically located near three major shopping centers, coffee shops & wonderful night life! Community includes Fitness Center, Business Center, Seasonal Pool, Gated Community and much, much more. Come experience integrity, consistency, & quality from a community you can trust.
Auburn WA, 98002
Mallard Pointe is located in North Auburn with easy access to Hwy 167 and other major freeways, and only minutes from shopping and recreation. We are surrounded by lush, beautiful landscape and feature uniquely designed apartment homes.
Auburn WA, 98002
Free Tanning...Washers/Dryer in units...Pool, jacuzzi, and basketball court!
Auburn WA, 98002
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Overview of Auburn
Strategically located between Tacoma and Seattle, residents of Auburn have all things they may want or need at their fingertips. Historic downtown Auburn is one of the oldest cities in the region, and has been providing visitors and residents with rich historical significance for more than 100 years. Residents are just a short drive away from Seattle and all of the Emerald City's many offerings.
Auburn apartments for rent are close to Mount Rainier and the beautiful natural trails of the area. An outdoor lifestyle is often embraced in Auburn as the White and Green River Trails and the Interurban Trail are only a few of the adventurous options in the region. Boasting 30 parks and three golf courses, it’s difficult for someone to get bored in Auburn. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, the population has doubled since 1990, going from about 35,000 residents to roughly 71,500 in 2012.
Living in Auburn, WA
Auburn has been a farming community and a bustling business and industrial hub for more than 150 years, and was one of the first areas of King County to be settled. Originally the home to the Skopamish, Smalhkamish and Stkamish Indian tribes, Auburn's proximity to the Green and White Rivers and the Cascade Mountain Range made it a quite fertile area. By the 1830s, the first white settlers took to the land, but the Native American tribes attacked the settlement in 1855. Afterward, a treaty was written that established the Muckleshoot Reservation, now the only reservation in the county.
Auburn’s rich farming land contributed to the growth, as many dairy and berry farms thrived in the area. After the construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad in 1883, farmers were able to easily travel to Tacoma and Seattle and sell their products within hours after harvesting. Threatened by constant flooding, a dam was built on the Green River that provided flood control for the valley after 1962.
Auburn began to prosper in the postwar era, attracting new businesses and a community college. Today, Auburn keeps its history alive in its historic downtown center.
Auburn Work and Study
Auburn is at the center of one of the largest industrial complexes in the Northwest, providing jobs to many residents in the area. The Auburn Boeing Plan is one of the largest airplane parts plants in the world, and employs more than 10,000 individuals in the area. Jobs in government, education and health fields are also readily available in the area.
Rentals in Auburn are perfect for aviation students at the Auburn Flight Services Group and Northwest Aviation College. Auburn also offers a postsecondary education at the Green River Community College.
Rentals in Auburn, WA and Cost of Living
Living in Auburn enjoys the convenience of being near all the amenities of two major metropolitan areas without dealing with the hustle and bustle of a hectic downtown center. Because of this, the overall cost of living is 10 points higher than the national average, according to Best Places. Food is rated at 10 points higher as well, but because of the mild climate, utilities are 7 points lower than the national average.
Apartments for rent in Auburn, WA, cost on average of $898, according to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. Depending on the neighborhood and proximity to the city center, rent fluctuates.
Auburn Attractions and Special Events
The Auburn Farmers Market is rated as one of the top 20 in the nation. Boasting more than 40 vendors offering locally grown foods, handmade items and local restaurant concessions, families, young professionals and retirees spend the afternoon or day here. Other events in Auburn include the Halloween Harvest Festival, the Veterans Day Parade and Observance and S’more Than You Imagined, an event dedicated to s'mores, hot chocolate and bonfires.
The Muckleshoot Casino is one of the town’s biggest tourist destinations, also visited by the locals. The White River Valley Museum and Wild Waves Theme Park are two other hot attractions in the area.
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