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People

Total Population 835
Male Share of the Population 55.7%
Female Share of the Population 44.3%
Senior Citizens 9.7%
Employed Population 16+ 270
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 36.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,670
% Above Poverty Level 72.5%
% Below Poverty Level 27.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.6%
Median Gross Rent $501
Median House Value $72,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 8.1%

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

New Augusta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles N of Biloxi, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Perry
Standard Zip Codes 39462
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.202
Longitude -89.034

New 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)

Station RICHTON 3 SSE
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 59 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches
Station MERRILL
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 60 F
Apr Temp 51 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 80 F
Annual Precip 65.2 inches
Station LAUREL
Distance 33.6 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, New Augusta, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Belleville (39462)

Hintonville (39462)

Mahned (39462)

Wingate (39462)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beaumont 1,110 $29,028
Hattiesburg 46,762 $36,221
McLain 428 $38,542
Petal 10,723 $63,764
Purvis 2,160 $48,952
Richton 928 $33,125

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

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PERRY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
HWY 98 EAST
601-964-3235
A Title I School.
Serves 322 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

PERRY CO VOC COMPLEX
HWY 98 EAST
601-964-8282
A Vocational School

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