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Augusta, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Augusta is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Eau Claire County at latitude 44.6784 and longitude -91.1203. Eau Claire County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 961 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Augusta, but most people and references simply refer to it as Augusta, Wisconsin.

The P1 Census Class Code for Augusta indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Augusta (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Augusta: Ridge Creek.

City of Augusta, WI Boundary Map

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Augusta, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,519
Population in Households 1,473
Population in Familes 1,202
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 695
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 607
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 406
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 668 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 437 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 170 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $81,609
Average Home Value $90,639
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,962
Average Household Income $48,962
Per Capita Income $18,349
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.47% -0.08%
Households -0.27% 0.03%
Families 1.32% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Augusta, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Augusta to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 305 61st
Population Density1 # 372 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 491 36th
Median Household Income # 685 12th
Per Capita Income # 730 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.