7.5 out of 10

Auburn Hills

42.6591301516277 -83.2435391780311
Great for
  • Eating Out
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Internet Access
  • Medical Facilities
  • Parking
Not great for
  • Resale or Rental Value
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Students
  • Retirees

Reviews

4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Auburn Hills – Home to the Pistons"

Although not a heavily populated city, this is an area that draws a crowd for employment and events. Of course, the main attraction is the Palace of Auburn Hills, home to the Detroit Pistons, Detroit Shock and an endless supply of concerts. Don’t want to pay for parking? Catch a bite to eat or a drink across the street at the Post Bar and they run a shuttle across to the Palace every 15 minutes. After the event, you can shuttle back and go home, or stay and enjoy the DJ. Be warned though, it is standing room only on game days, so if you want a table or a seat at the bar, get there early!

Although Auburn Hills is deemed a safe city, there can be a few questionable areas, especially close to Pontiac, but it is rare to ever hear anything awful about the area. Many commuters venture into the city daily to go to the headquarters of Chrysler, Oakland University, Walter P. Chrysler Museum, RGIS, Guardian Industries and Great Lakes Crossing, an enormous outlet shopping center with movie theaters, arcades and Toby Keith’s I love This Bar.

There are only a little over 21,000 permanent residents, and the area is considered a melting pot of races. This is a city for singles, couples and families as the Avondale School District has a lot to offer. If you have a son, their varsity boys soccer team is the state champs!

Many people don’t realize that Auburn Hills has a lot to offer for outdoor enthusiasts as well. The Clinton River Trail provides a 16-mile path for walking, cycling and jogging. Then, there are also an abundance of other parks, picnic areas and even a nature center with cabins that can be rented. The Civic Center Park has disc golf, tennis courts and a fishing pond while Auburn Hills Skate Park is a main attraction for kids from spring through fall.

Although most people think of Auburn Hills as the place to go for an event, there are a lot reasons to call this area home.
Pros
  • Concerts
  • Employment opportunities
  • Sporting events
Cons
  • Traffic
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"Auburn Hills – Home to the Pistons"

Although not a heavily populated city, this is an area that draws a crowd for employment and events. Of course, the main attraction is the Palace of Auburn Hills, home to the Detroit Pistons, Detroit Shock and an endless supply of concerts. Don’t want to pay for parking? Catch a bite to eat or a drink across the street at the Post Bar and they run a shuttle across to the Palace every 15 minutes. After the event, you can shuttle back and go home, or stay and enjoy the DJ. Be warned though, it is standing room only on game days, so if you want a table or a seat at the bar, get there early!

Although Auburn Hills is deemed a safe city, there can be a few questionable areas, especially close to Pontiac, but it is rare to ever hear anything awful about the area. Many commuters venture into the city daily to go to the headquarters of Chrysler, Oakland University, Walter P. Chrysler Museum, RGIS, Guardian Industries and Great Lakes Crossing, an enormous outlet shopping center with movie theaters, arcades and Toby Keith’s I love This Bar.

There are only a little over 21,000 permanent residents, and the area is considered a melting pot of races. This is a city for singles, couples and families as the Avondale School District has a lot to offer. If you have a son, their varsity boys soccer team is the state champs!

Many people don’t realize that Auburn Hills has a lot to offer for outdoor enthusiasts as well. The Clinton River Trail provides a 16-mile path for walking, cycling and jogging. Then, there are also an abundance of other parks, picnic areas and even a nature center with cabins that can be rented. The Civic Center Park has disc golf, tennis courts and a fishing pond while Auburn Hills Skate Park is a main attraction for kids from spring through fall.

Although most people think of Auburn Hills as the place to go for an event, there are a lot reasons to call this area home.
Pros
  • Sporting events
  • Concerts
  • Employment opportunities
Cons
  • Traffic
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Students

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