The City of Augusta is the 10th largest city in Maine with a population of 18,994 as of July 1, 2022. Augusta ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Augusta is located at latitude 44.3106 and longitude -69.7795 in Kennebec County. The formal boundaries for the City of Augusta encompass a land area of 55.13 sq. miles and a water area of 2.9 sq. miles. Kennebec County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 121 feet.
The City of Augusta has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Augusta: Cushnoc, Cusinock, Harrington, Herringtown, Koussinock, The Fort.
|Total Population||18,994 (100%)|
|Population in Households||18,239 (96.0%)|
|Population in Families||11,914 (62.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||755 ( 4.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$51,040|
|Average Household Income||$71,657|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$33,985|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||9,976 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,765 (47.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,216 (42.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||995 ( 10.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$147,249|
|Average Home Value||$166,747|
|Housing Affordability Index3||141|
|Average Household Size||2.03|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.54%|
|Per Capita Income||2.15%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.70%|
The table below compares Augusta to the other 155 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 10||94th|
|Population Density||# 102||35th|
|Median Household Income||# 89||43rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 87||56th|
|Per Capita Income||# 69||56th|
|Diversity Index||# 21||87th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.