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Population (year 2000): 8,423. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,608 (+2.2% change)
Males: 3,996 (47.4%), Females: 4,427 (52.6%)

Butler County

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Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $41,818 (year 2000)
Median house value: $78,700 (year 2000)

Augusta, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Augusta:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (22.6%), Irish (12.4%), English (12.0%), United States (11.4%), Dutch (3.7%), French (3.5%).

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Elevation: 1260 feet

Land area: 4.0 square miles

Augusta,

For population 25 years and over in Augusta

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Augusta city

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 61.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +521 (+6.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KS Wichita, (24.5 miles pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (338.7 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: KS (7.3 miles Towanda, KS Andover, (10.8 miles KS (11.1 miles Benton, Dorado, KS El (12.2 miles KS (12.3 miles Douglass, KS (13.5 miles Leon, Hill, KS (13.6 miles Rose KS (17.3 miles Potwin,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 52 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 1997: 44 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 1998: 58 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2003: 46 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $135,800

Latitude: 37.69 N, Longitude: 96.98 W


Augusta, Kansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.4%), Educational,health and social services (22.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,344 (-16.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,425 (35.8%)

Crime in Augusta (2003):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 7 rapes (82.2 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 28 assaults (328.8 per 100,000)
  • 56 burglaries (657.5 per 100,000)
  • 329 thefts (3862.9 per 100,000)
  • 17 auto thefts (199.6 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 318.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Crime in Augusta (2004):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (35.2 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 assaults (70.4 per 100,000)
  • 37 burglaries (434.1 per 100,000)
  • 245 thefts (2874.6 per 100,000)
  • 14 auto thefts (164.3 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 188.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Augusta, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Augusta,

Augusta-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Augusta city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1955, a category 5 tornado 23.0 miles away from the city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Kyle Taylor - College basketball player (Kansas State Wildcats).


Hospital/medical center in Augusta:
  • AUGUSTA MEDICAL COMPLEX INC (2101 DEARBORN)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Augusta:
  • SUSAN B ALLEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; EL DORADO, KS)
  • VIA CHRISTI REHABILITATION CENTER INC (about 18 miles; WICHITA, KS)
  • WICHITA SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; WICHITA, KS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Augusta:
  • MC CONNELL AFB (about 21 miles; WICHITA, KS; ID: IAB)
  • WICHITA MID-CONTINENT (about 31 miles; WICHITA, KS; ID: ICT)
  • HUTCHINSON MUNI (about 65 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; ID: HUT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Augusta:
  • AUGUSTA MUNI (about 7 miles; AUGUSTA, KS; ID: 3AU)
  • BENTON (about 10 miles; BENTON, KS; ID: 1K1)
  • CAPTAIN JACK THOMAS/EL DORADO (about 13 miles; EL DORADO, KS; ID: EQA)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9 $17,404 $23,205 0 $0
Other Government Administration 7 $27,558 $47,242 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $6,111 $36,666 0 $0
Airports 5 $10,873 $26,095 1 $901
Police Protection - Officers 20 $55,095 $33,057 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $12,959 $22,215 0 $0
Firefighters 5 $14,486 $34,766 0 $0
Streets and Highways 9 $16,926 $22,568 1 $753
Health 1 $1,612 $19,344 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 10 $13,652 $16,382 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $8,384 $33,536 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $9,328 $22,387 1 $582
Water Supply 9 $18,846 $25,128 1 $1,085
Electric Power 14 $33,918 $29,072 2 $2,790
Local Libraries 3 $5,504 $22,016 9 $3,449
Other and Unallocable 1 $1,685 $20,220 0 $0
Totals for Government 110 $254,340 $27,746 15 $9,560


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Augusta:
  • BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; EL DORADO, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,250)
  • FRIENDS UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; WICHITA, KS; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; WICHITA, KS; FT enrollment: 10,403)
  • COWLEY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; EMPORIA, KS; FT enrollment: 4,528)
  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 107 miles; MANHATTAN, KS; FT enrollment: 19,210)
Public high school in Augusta:
  • AUGUSTA SR HIGH (Students: 696; Location: 2020 OHIO; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Augusta:
  • AUGUSTA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 539; Location: 1001 STATE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EWALT ELEMENTARY (Students: 280; Location: 2340 GREYHOUND DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GARFIELD ELEM (Students: 237; Location: 135 HIGH; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LINCOLN ELEM (Students: 216; Location: 1801 DEARBORN; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROBINSON ELEM (Students: 196; Location: 1301 HELEN; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BLUESTEM-HAVERHILL ELEM (Students: 60; Location: 9110 SW HAVERHILL ROAD; Grades: KG - 03)
Private primary/middle school in Augusta:
  • ST JAMES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 111; Location: 30 CLIFF DRIVE; Grades: PK - 5)
Library in Augusta:
  • AUGUSTA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $233,240; Location: 1609 STATE ST.; 27,882 books; 673 audio materials; 851 video materials; 182 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Augusta hospital is no londer in operation
 

Augusta compared to Kansas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Augusta:
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAHS (1360 AM; 1 kW; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: REUNION BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KNSS (1240 AM; 1 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Augusta:
  • KTLI (99.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: ADONAI RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFXJ (104.5 FM; AUGUSTA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBDD (91.9 FM; WINFILED, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRZZ-FM (96.3 FM; DERBY, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUW (89.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDGS (93.9 FM; ANDOVER, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBTL (88.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Augusta:
  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCTU-LP (Channel 55; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSMI-LP (Channel 51; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFVT-LP (Channel 40; WICHITA, KS; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K59DA (Channel 59; WICHITA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K15DD (Channel 15; WICHITA, KS; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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