Augusta, Michigan

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Augusta, Michigan

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Augusta Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Augusta Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Augusta Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Augusta Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Augusta, Michigan

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 5
Portion of People Married 4 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
Median Family Income 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Affordability of Rents 4 4
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Augusta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles W of Battle Creek, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles NW of Toledo, Ohio
County Kalamazoo
Metro Area Kalamazoo - Battle Creek
Standard Zip Codes 49012
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.336
Longitude -85.352

Augusta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Distance 30.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.8 inches
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
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Augusta Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 899 100%
Male 448 49.8%
Female 451 50.2%
Under 18 243 27%
18+ 656 73%
65+ 96 10.7%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 3.03
White 861 95.8%
African-American 6 0.7%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 1.1%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 17 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.3%

Estimated Augusta Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 852
Growth -47
Growth % -5.2%

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
German 19.9%
English 14.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.7%
Irish 10.9%
US/American 9.5%
Dutch 8.6%
French (except Basque) 4.8%
Italian 3.2%
Polish 3.1%
Hungarian 2%
Scottish 1.7%
European 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Swedish 1.1%
British 0.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
Croatian 0.5%
Finnish 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Augusta 899 $52,250
Battle Creek 53,364 $43,564
Climax 791 $50,625
Galesburg 1,988 $44,038
Parchment 1,936 $46,957
Richland 593 $58,542
Springfield 5,189 $34,272

Augusta Public Libraries

Augusta-ross Township District Library
Augusta, Michigan
(269) 731-4000

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