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Overview

Introduction to Augusta, Kansas

Augusta, Kansas is located 19 miles E of Wichita, Kansas. It is in Butler county. The city is part of the Wichita metro area.

Augusta History

Augusta was originally inhabited by the Native Americans. Primarily the Osage Indians lived in the place. In 1868, C. N James settled in the area. He built a trading post and a general store. The city was named after his wife, Augusta. The city was introduced to train service in August, 1881. It was primarily started to support the agriculture and the livestock production in the area. The City of Augusta grew when natural gas and oil were discovered in the Butler County.

Augusta and nearby Attractions

  • Augusta Historical Museum
  • Butler State Park
  • Coutts Memorial Museum of Art
  • Kansas Aviation Museum
  • Omnisphere and Science Center
  • Amelia Earhart Birthplace

Things To Do In Augusta

You can check out the Great Plains Transportation Museum and the Kansas Oil Museum while in Augusta. The El Dorado State Park has facilities for boating, camping, and swimming. You can enjoy shopping at the Augusta Country Club Shopping Center and the North Star Shopping Center. If you love reading books, the Augusta Public Library can be visited.

Augusta Transportation

Air transportation can be availed from the Wichita Mid - Continent Airport.

Augusta Higher Education

Higher education opportunities are provided by Butler County Community College, Wichita State University, Cowley County Community College, and Hutchinson Community College.

People

Total Population9,242
Male Share of the Population44.6%
Female Share of the Population55.4%
Senior Citizens15.9%
Employed Population 16+4,159
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married49.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.6%
Median Earnings25+$36,066
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,333
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,263

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,807
% Above Poverty Level84.9%
% Below Poverty Level15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32.9%
Median Gross Rent$719
Median House Value$99,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.3%
US/American0%
English9.2%
Irish13.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Augusta Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Large City19 miles E of Wichita, Kansas
CountyButler
Metro AreaWichita
Standard Zip Codes67010
Phone Area Codes316
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude37.686
Longitude-96.976

Augusta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationEL DORADO
Distance11.3 miles
Jan Temp18 to 41 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches
StationWICHITA MID-CONTINENT AP
Distance25.1 miles
Jan Temp20 to 40 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip30.3 inches
StationWELLINGTON
Distance37.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 42 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip32.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Andover12,293$93,710
Benton949$64,643
El Dorado12,910$56,458
Leon678$51,583
Rose Hill3,961$77,819

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Augusta Public Libraries

Library
Augusta Public Library
1609 STATE ST.
Augusta, Kansas
(316) 775-2681

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Augusta High Schools

AUGUSTA SR HIGH
2020 OHIO
316-775-5461
Serves 696 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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