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Augusta, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Augusta had a population of 1,156 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Augusta, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,156
Daytime Population: Workers 691
Daytime Population: Residents 718
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,409
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 1,150
Population in Familes 904
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 855
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $34,176
Average Household Income $48,062
Per Capita Income $19,262


Total Housing Units 590 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 306 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 181 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $85,227
Average Home Value $156,230


Total Households 487
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 314
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.4% -0.58%
Households -0.44% -0.58%
Families 0.22% -0.65%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   3.4%

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, 2017 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 # 220 59th
Population Density # 283 48th
Diversity Index # 370 32nd
Median Household Income # 386 29th
Per Capita Income # 392 28th

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