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Augusta, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Augusta had a population of 1,213 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Augusta is located at latitude 38.7726 and longitude -84.0002 in Bracken County. The formal boundaries for the City of Augusta (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.27 sq. miles. Bracken County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 515 feet.

The City of Augusta (GNIS ID: 2403138) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Augusta is located within Augusta Division of Bracken County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Augusta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Augusta, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,213
Population in Households 1,207
Population in Familes 949
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 897
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 512
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 330
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 318 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $83,190
Average Home Value $145,597


Median Household Income $33,299
Average Household Income $47,163
Per Capita Income $18,870
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% -0.02%
Households 0.28% 0.04%
Families 1.06% -0.12%
Median Household Income   -1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Augusta, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Augusta to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 212 61st
Population Density1 # 272 50th
Diversity Index2 # 360 33rd
Median Household Income # 385 29th
Per Capita Income # 373 31st

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