🇺🇸 Auburn is a city in King County, Washington, United States. Auburn is a suburb in the Seattle metropolitan area, and is currently ranked as the 15th largest city in the state of Washington. Auburn is bordered by the cities of Federal Way, Pacific, and Algona to the west, Sumner to the south, Kent to the north, and unincorporated King County to the east. The Muckleshoot Indian Reservation lies to the south and south-east.
Economy The Auburn Boeing Plant, opened in 1966, is the largest airplane parts plant in the world, with 2,100,000 square feet (200,000 m2) and 1.265 million parts being manufactured each year. With over 5,000 employees, the Boeing plant is a major employer in Auburn. Auburn is the site for the Northwest headquarters of United States General Services Administration.
top employers According to a recent Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city include: 1 Boeing; 2 The Outlet Collection Seattle; 3 Auburn School District; 4 Muckleshoot Tribal Enterprises; 5 Auburn Medical Center; 6 Green River Community College; 7 Emerald Downs; 8 Safeway; 9 Social Security Administration; 10 Zones, Inc.; 10 Certainteed Corporation; 10 City of Auburn
Retail The Outlet Collection Seattle is an outlet mall which opened in 1995.
Auburn has a population of over 81,900 people. Auburn also forms one of the centres of the wider Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metropolitan area which has a population of over 3,979,845 people.