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Augusta, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Augusta had a population of 1,160 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Augusta is located at latitude 38.7717 and longitude -84.0058 in Bracken County. The formal boundaries for the City of Augusta 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.

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Augusta, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,160
Population in Households 1,154
Population in Familes 910
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 858
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $36,501
Average Household Income $54,184
Per Capita Income $21,630


Total Housing Units 589 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 300 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 187 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $94,866
Average Home Value $174,585


Total Households 487
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 313
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.31% -0.28%
Households -0.39% -0.29%
Families 0.16% -0.45%
Median Household Income   4.62%
Per Capita Income   3.51%

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, 2018 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 # 218 60th
Population Density # 280 48th
Diversity Index # 386 29th
Median Household Income # 353 35th
Per Capita Income # 321 41st

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