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Population (year 2000): 18,560. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,626 (+0.4% change)
Males: 8,785 (47.3%), Females: 9,775 (52.7%)

Zip codes: .

Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $29,921 (year 2000)
Median house value: $80,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Augusta:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: English (17.8%), French (17.8%), French Canadian (14.4%), Irish (14.2%), United States (8.2%), German (7.3%).

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Elevation: 153 feet

Land area: 55.4 square miles

Augusta,

For population 25 years and over in Augusta

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Augusta city

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

3.4% Foreign born (1.5% North America, 1.0% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -3,090 (-14.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: ME Portland, (57.2 miles pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (165.7 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (379.6 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: ME (3.4 miles Hallowell, ME (4.9 miles Farmingdale, ME (6.0 miles Chelsea, ME (6.2 miles Randolph, ME (6.6 miles Manchester, ME (6.7 miles Sidney,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 11 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $62,400
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $122,900

Latitude: 44.32 N, Longitude: 69.77 W

Area code: 207


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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.3%), Public administration (14.4%), Retail trade (14.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,811 (+90.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,017 (69.8%)


 

Crime in Augusta by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 15 22 29 16 8
    per 100,000 80.8 118.5 156.3 86.2 43.1
Robberies 11 5 16 3 13
    per 100,000 59.3 26.9 86.2 16.2 70.0
Assaults 29 16 17 13 16
    per 100,000 156.3 86.2 91.6 70.0 86.2
Burglaries 165 201 202 201 154
    per 100,000 889.0 1083.0 1088.4 1083.0 829.7
Thefts 733 804 944 876 871
    per 100,000 3949.4 4331.9 5086.2 4719.8 4692.9
Auto thefts 36 40 25 28 23
    per 100,000 194.0 215.5 134.7 150.9 123.9
317.1 339.1 397.1 330.0 311.2


Average climate in Augusta, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Augusta, Augusta:

Birthplace of: David Peoples - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 1/9/60), Melville Weston Fuller - (born 1833), 8th Chief Justice of the United States.


Main business address for: CENTRAL MAINE POWER CO (ELECTRIC SERVICES).


Hospital/medical center in Augusta:
  • AUGUSTA MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (ARSENAL ST P O BOX 724)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Augusta:
  • INLAND HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; WATERVILLE, ME)
  • MAINEGENERAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; WATERVILLE, ME)
  • MILES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; DAMARISCOTTA, ME)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Augusta:
  • BRUNSWICK NAS (about 33 miles; BRUNSWICK, ME; ID: NHZ)
  • PORTLAND INTL JETPORT (about 61 miles; PORTLAND, ME; ID: PWM)
  • BANGOR INTL (about 74 miles; BANGOR, ME; ID: BGR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Augusta:
  • AUGUSTA STATE (about 2 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; ID: AUG)
  • AUGUSTA (about 4 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; ID: M00)
  • LAKESIDE MARINA (about 9 miles; EAST WINTHROP, ME; ID: 03M)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 7 $22,296 $38,221 0 $0
Local Libraries 8 $23,819 $35,728 8 $9,500
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 111 $222,935 $24,101 75 $79,730
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 489 $1,358,816 $33,345 44 $104,659
Natural Resources 1 $3,836 $46,032 3 $2,405
Parks and Recreation 28 $83,332 $35,713 55 $35,707
Solid Waste Management 6 $17,282 $34,564 0 $0
Health 1 $2,467 $29,604 0 $0
Welfare 3 $9,319 $37,276 0 $0
Airports 4 $12,472 $37,416 2 $3,685
Streets and Highways 41 $100,007 $29,270 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $4,531 $27,186 0 $0
Firefighters 40 $144,337 $43,301 0 $0
Police - Other 15 $37,700 $30,160 11 $6,254
Police Protection - Officers 40 $132,910 $39,873 0 $0
Other Government Administration 20 $66,577 $39,946 1 $1,475
Financial Administration 10 $40,375 $48,450 1 $1,612
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9 $32,230 $42,973 23 $16,006
Totals for Government 835 $2,315,238 $33,272 223 $261,033


Colleges/Universities in Augusta:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT AUGUSTA (Full-time enrollment: 3,172; Location: 46 UNIVERSITY DR; Public; Website: www.UMA.Maine.edu)
  • MID-STATE COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 23; Location: 218 WATER STREET; Private, for-profit; Website: www.midstatecollege.com)
  • MAINE INSTRUMENT FLIGHT INCORPORATED (Location: AUGUSTA STATE AIRPORT; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Augusta:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FARMINGTON (about 35 miles; FARMINGTON, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,229)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE (about 57 miles; PORTLAND, ME; FT enrollment: 7,381)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (about 68 miles; STANDISH, ME; FT enrollment: 2,376)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND-UNIVERSITY CAMPUS (about 76 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE (about 92 miles; ORONO, ME; FT enrollment: 8,590)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 117 miles; DURHAM, NH; FT enrollment: 12,586)
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 136 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; FT enrollment: 3,542)
Public high schools in Augusta:
  • CONY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 946; Location: 120 CONY STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CAPITAL AREA TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Location: RR 7 BOX 2520; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Augusta:
  • FARRINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 449; Location: 249 EASTERN AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ELLA R HODGKINS SCHOOL (Students: 387; Location: MALTA STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SYLVIO J GILBERT SCHOOL (Students: 333; Location: SUNSET AVENUE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LINCOLN SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 40 LINCOLN STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LILLIAN PARKS HUSSEY SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: GEDNEY STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Augusta:
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 272; Location: 56 SEWALL STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST AUGUSTINE SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 24 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • DIRIGERE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 35; Location: RR 5 BOX 7700; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Augusta:
  • AUGUSTA - LITHGOW PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $519,432; Location: 45 WINTHROP STREET; 54,190 books; 2,071 audio materials; 1,004 video materials; 111 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Camp Keyes (A).

Churches in Augusta include: First Union Church (A), Friends Church (B), Prince Of Peace Church (C).

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Cummings Cemetery (2), Bolton Hill Cemetery (3), Kling Cemetery (4), Cottle Cemetery (5), Coombs Cemetery (6), Cony Cemetery (7).

Lakes and reservoirs: Little Togus Pond (A), Anderson Pond (B), Lily Pond (C), Threecornered Pond (D), Togus Pond (E), Tolman Pond (F), Dam Pond (G), Greeley Pond (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Whitney Brook (A), Brann Brook (B), Bond Brook (C), Riggs Branch (D), Rockwood Brook (E), Sidney Bog Brook (F), Stickney Brook (G), Stone Brook (H), Stony Brook (I).

Park in Augusta: Capitol Park (1).


Augusta compared to Maine state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Augusta:
  • WMDR (1340 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEZW (1400 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTVL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Augusta:
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WABK-FM (104.3 FM; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKCG (101.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEW (91.3 FM; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCME (96.7 FM; BOOTHBAY HARBOR, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBB (98.5 FM; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTB (93.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Augusta:
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFYW-LP (Channel 69; FAIRFIELD/WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • DW23AB (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: RUSSELL COMMUNICATIONS)

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