Everything You Need to Know About the City of Augusta Maine

In 2017, Augusta, ME had a population of 18.6k people with a median age of 44.8 and a median household income of $40,181. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Augusta, ME declined from 18,691 to 18,626, a -0.348% decrease and its median household income declined from $40,555 to $40,181, a -0.922% decrease.

The population of Augusta, Maine is 93.1% White Alone, 2.2% Two or More Races, and 1.33% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Augusta, ME speak a non-English language, and 97.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Augusta, ME are the University of Maine at Augusta (632 degrees awarded in 2017), Kaplan University-Augusta Campus (164 degrees), and Capilo School of Hair Design (77 degrees).

The median property value in Augusta, ME is $142,600, and the homeownership rate is 52.8%. Most people in Augusta, ME commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Augusta, ME is 2 cars per household.


Education in Augusta

In 2017, universities in Augusta, ME awarded 873 degrees. The student population of Augusta, ME is skewed towards women, with 1,264 male students and 3,345 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Augusta, ME are White (775 and 88.8%), followed by Unknown (35 and 4.01%), Two or More Races (20 and 2.29%), and Black or African American (13 and 1.49%).

The largest universities in Augusta, ME by the number of degrees awarded are the University of Maine at Augusta (632 and 72.4%), Kaplan University-Augusta Campus (164 and 18.8%), and Capilo School of Hair Design (77 and 8.82%).

The most popular majors in Augusta, ME are Liberal Arts & Sciences (160 and 18.3%), Psychiatric Services Technician (98 and 11.2%), and General Business Administration & Management (66 and 7.56%).

The median tuition costs in Augusta, ME are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $6,840 and $16,530 respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Augusta

The economy of Augusta, ME employs 8.79k people and Augusta has an unemployment rate of 3.0%. Augusta has seen the job market decreased by 0.0% over the last year. Future job development throughout the following ten years is anticipated to be 30.1%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%. The largest industries in Augusta, ME are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,674 people), Retail Trade (1,278 people), and Public Administration (1,058 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($80,086), Utilities ($79,000), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($57,188).


Tax Rates for Augusta

– The Sales Tax Rate for Augusta is 5.5%.

– The Income Tax Rate for Augusta is 7.2%.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Augusta

– The average income of an Augusta resident is $23,159 a year. 

– The Median household income of an Augusta resident is $38,263 a year.