Augusta, Illinois

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Augusta, Illinois

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High Points

Augusta strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Augusta Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Augusta Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Augusta Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Augusta, Illinois

Comparing Augusta to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 4
College Educated Adults 5 5
Median Family Income 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 7 7
Short Commute Times 3 4
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
People Living Alone 8 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Augusta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 75 miles NW of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 116 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 62311
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.23
Longitude -90.961

Augusta Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GOLDEN
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
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Augusta Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 657 100%
Male 306 46.6%
Female 351 53.4%
Under 18 129 19.6%
18+ 528 80.4%
65+ 149 22.7%
Median Age 43.3
Average Family Size 2.84
White 655 99.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.8%

Estimated Augusta Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 625
Growth -32
Growth % -4.9%

Augusta Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 37.3%
German 27.6%
English 13.2%
Irish 6.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Scottish 1.7%
Dutch 0.9%
Austrian 0.7%
Swedish 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Augusta 657 $37,813
Bowen 535 $36,429
Clayton 904 $32,813
Golden 629 $41,181
Plymouth 562 $30,139
Tennessee 144 $34,750
West Point 195 $45,250

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Augusta High Schools (2004)

PO BOX 155
Serves 177 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

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