Augusta, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 9,203 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.3%
 
Males: 4,101  (44.6%)
Females: 5,102  (55.4%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 67010.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,248 (it was $41,818 in 2000)
Augusta:

$41,248
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,472 (it was $19,094 in 2000)

Augusta city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $98,573 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Augusta:

$98,573
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $675.

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  • Races in Augusta, KS (2013)

    Augusta races chart
    • 8,23489.1%White alone
    • 4655.0%Hispanic
    • 3253.5%Two or more races
    • 1061.1%American Indian alone
    • 790.9%Black alone
    • 340.4%Asian alone

Races in Augusta detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Augusta: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.2%), United States (13.0%), Irish (10.2%), English (9.2%), Scottish (3.5%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1871

Elevation: 1260 feet

Land area: 4.03 square miles.

Population density: 2,285 people per square mile   (low).

Augusta,KS real estate house value index trend

Augusta, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Augusta:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Augusta city:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

105 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Augusta, Kansas as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Augusta to the number of sex offenders is 307 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,841 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,569 (1.6%)

Augusta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (19.5 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (338.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Towanda, KS (2.7 miles ), Andover, KS (2.9 miles ), Benton, KS (3.1 miles ), Leon, KS (3.3 miles ), El Dorado, KS (3.3 miles ), Rose Hill, KS (3.5 miles ), Douglass, KS (3.5 miles ), Eastborough, KS (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 44 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 1998: 58 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2003: 46 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $86,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.69 N, Longitude: 96.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,074 (-11.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,562 (39.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 316

Augusta household income distribution Augusta home values distribution

Crime rates in Augusta by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.010.70.00.0
Rapes 7343431625
per 100,000 82.235.246.634.645.934.511.364.321.554.4
Robberies 0022022411
per 100,000 0.00.023.323.10.023.022.742.910.710.9
Assaults 28681616231592227
per 100,000 328.870.493.1184.6183.6264.2169.996.4236.3293.6
Burglaries 56374549525230496148
per 100,000 657.5434.1523.9565.2596.7597.2339.8525.0655.1521.9
Thefts 329245343402447280248238257315
per 100,000 3,862.92,874.63,993.54,637.25,129.13,215.82,808.62,550.12,759.93,425.0
Auto thefts 17141515212082099
per 100,000 199.6164.3174.6173.0241.0229.790.6214.396.697.9
Arson 2011023010
per 100,000 23.50.011.611.50.023.034.00.010.70.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.3) 368.9212.8289.7329.1360.0292.7204.8276.6245.5304.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Augusta detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 31 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Kansas average:

2.64
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +521 (+6.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Augusta: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Augusta, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Augusta-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Augusta city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 tornado 21.0 miles away from the city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Augusta-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 220.8 miles away from Augusta center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 211.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 386.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 204.8 miles away from Augusta center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Augusta topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles T. Payne - Soilder, Kyle Taylor - College basketball player (Kansas State Wildcats).

Hospitals and medical centers in Augusta:

  • AUGUSTA MEDICAL COMPLEX LTCU (2101 DEARBORN)
  • LAKEPOINT NURSING CENTER (901 LAKEPOINT DR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Augusta:

  • VICTORIA FALLS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ANDOVER, KS)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF ANDOVER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ANDOVER, KS)
  • KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER LLC Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; ANDOVER, KS)
  • LAKEPOINT NURSING AND REHAB CENTER OF EL DORADO (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EL DORADO, KS)
  • SUSAN B ALLEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; EL DORADO, KS)
  • SUSAN B. ALLEN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; EL DORADO, KS)
  • FOUNTAINVIEW NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROSE HILL, KS)

Airports located in Augusta:

See details about airports located in Augusta, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Augusta:

  • Butler Community College (about 10 miles; El Dorado, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 15 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 18 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 22 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 22 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 22 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 44 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)

Public high school in Augusta:

Public elementary/middle schools in Augusta:

Private elementary/middle school in Augusta:

  • ST JAMES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 129; Location: 1010 BELMONT AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Augusta

Library in Augusta:

  • AUGUSTA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $319,164; Location: 1609 STATE ST.; 29,760 books; 106 e-books; 475 audio materials; 1,038 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 90 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Augusta hospital is no londer in operation
  • The hospital on Dearbor is closed
  • We also have another school. Augusta Learning Center Located:512 S. Walnut

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Notable locations in Augusta: Augusta Municipal Power Plant Number 2 (A), Augusta Municipal Power Plant Number 1 (B), Augusta Plaza (C), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop F - Butler (D), Augusta Public Library (E), Augusta Historical Museum (F), Augusta City Hall (G), Augusta Chamber of Commerce (H), Augusta Department of Safety (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: North Star Shopping Center (1), Augusta Country Club Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Augusta include: Community Crossroads Church (A), Lakecrest Bible Baptist Church (B), Victory Worship Center (C), First Christian Church of Augusta (D), Augusta United Methodist Church (E), Christ Lutheran Church (F), First Baptist Church of Augusta (G), Church of Christ (H), Augusta Church of the Nazarene (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Elmwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Santa Fe Lake (A), Augusta Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Augusta include: Moyle Field (1), Garvin Park (2), Butler County State Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Augusta Air Museum Inc (135 South USHighway 77) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Augusta Inn (712 West 7th Avenue) (1), Lehr's Motel (212 West 7th Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Butler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 126. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

126
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.248. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.248
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.86. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.86
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.38
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Augusta and their reported violations in the past:

AUGUSTA, CITY OF (Population served: 9,217, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-17-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-10-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-02-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2008)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2008)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2008)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-04-2006 to SEP-30-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
BUTLER CO RWD 4 (Population served: 1,940, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2014)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Augusta that have no violations reported:

  • WHEATSTATE CAMP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.3%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.0% for Black residents, 24.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.8% for American Indian residents, 33.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.5%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
123 people in nursing homes in 2000
19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Augusta, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Augusta compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Augusta (2011 data):

  • Emprise Bank: Augusta - Downtown, Augusta - West, Augusta - Country Club. Info updated 2011/04/13: Bank assets: $1,461.9 mil, Deposits: $1,282.4 mil, headquarters in Wichita, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Emprise Financial Corporation
  • Rose Hill Bank: Augusta Branch at 133 East 7th Street, branch established on 2000/06/12. Info updated 2010/06/16: Bank assets: $267.3 mil, Deposits: $237.0 mil, headquarters in Rose Hill, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: American State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Augusta at 1420 North Ohio, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Verus Bank: Augusta Branch at 2330 North Ohio Street, branch established on 2004/04/22. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $115.8 mil, Deposits: $103.9 mil, headquarters in Derby, KS, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Team Resources Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Augusta Branch at 645 State Street, branch established on 1959/01/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Intrust Bank, National Association: 203 West 7th Street Branch at 112 West 7th Street, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $4,066.0 mil, Deposits: $3,310.3 mil, headquarters in Wichita, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Intrust Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Kansas average:

11.3

Augusta travel time to work - commute Augusta mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Augusta city (based on Butler County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,59855
Mainline Protestant8,86626
Catholic7,8003
Other5714
None38,045-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Butler County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Butler County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Butler County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

28.5%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.3%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,134$44,5360$0
Other Government Administration 4$21,097$63,2910$0
Judicial and Legal 3$9,518$38,0720$0
Police Protection - Officers 26$91,018$42,0080$0
Firefighters 5$24,861$59,6660$0
Streets and Highways 7$18,629$31,9350$0
Airports 2$5,865$35,1904$1,421
Solid Waste Management 10$19,804$23,7652$2,535
Sewerage 5$16,532$39,6770$0
Parks and Recreation 4$11,635$34,9050$0
Water Supply 11$32,515$35,4710$0
Electric Power 15$48,467$38,7740$0
Local Libraries 3$7,311$29,2449$6,640
Other and Unallocable 5$13,576$32,5821$669
Totals for Government 103$331,962$38,67516$11,265

Augusta government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $318,000 ($34.55)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($2.28)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,132,000 ($557.64)
    Police Protection: $1,138,000 ($123.66)
    Water Utilities: $973,000 ($105.73)
    General - Other: $888,000 ($96.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $535,000 ($58.13)
    Air Transportation: $461,000 ($50.09)
    Sewerage: $396,000 ($43.03)
    Regular Highways: $354,000 ($38.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $259,000 ($28.14)
    Libraries: $226,000 ($24.56)
    Central Staff Services: $164,000 ($17.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $68,000 ($7.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $65,000 ($7.06)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $58,000 ($6.30)
    Health - Other: $53,000 ($5.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.22)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $297,000 ($32.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $717,000 ($77.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $377,000 ($40.96)
    Electric Utilities: $234,000 ($25.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($8.26)
    Regular Highways: $74,000 ($8.04)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($6.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($4.13)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($2.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000 ($2.72)
    Air Transportation: $13,000 ($1.41)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($0.65)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,677,000 ($399.54)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $263,000 ($28.58)

Augusta government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,209,000 ($131.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $609,000 ($66.17)
    Air Transportation: $438,000 ($47.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000 ($12.60)
    All Other: $115,000 ($12.50)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $41,000 ($4.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $37,000 ($4.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $644,000 ($69.98)
    General Revenue, NEC: $301,000 ($32.71)
    Fines and Forfeits: $252,000 ($27.38)
    Interest Earnings: $200,000 ($21.73)
    Sale of Property: $17,000 ($1.85)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.33)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,454,000 ($701.29)
    Water Utilities: $1,767,000 ($192.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $270,000 ($29.34)
    All Other: $68,000 ($7.39)
    General Local Government Support: $36,000 ($3.91)
  • Tax - Property: $2,154,000 ($234.05)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $495,000 ($53.79)
    Public Utilities Sales: $237,000 ($25.75)
    Other License: $89,000 ($9.67)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,000 ($1.41)
    NEC: $3,000 ($0.33)

Augusta government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,993,000 ($2933.07)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,902,000 ($2923.18)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,520,000 ($273.82)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,160,000 ($234.71)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $360,000 ($39.12)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $275,000 ($29.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $184,000 ($19.99)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,160,000 ($234.71)
    Beginning: $695,000 ($75.52)

Augusta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,199,000 ($564.92)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,524,000 ($274.26)

6.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Kansas average:

6.43%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($233 average AGI)
Butler County:

0.06%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sedgwick County, KS  3.60% ($47,043 average AGI)
from Cowley County, KS  0.15% ($41,382)
from Greenwood County, KS  0.14% ($24,290)


7.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sedgwick County, KS  3.64% ($42,933 average AGI)
to Cowley County, KS  0.17% ($32,000)
to Greenwood County, KS  0.11% ($24,120)

Strongest AM radio stations in Augusta:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAHS (1360 AM; 1 kW; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: REUNION BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KNSS (1240 AM; 1 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Augusta:

  • KTLI (99.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: ADONAI RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFXJ (104.5 FM; AUGUSTA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRZZ-FM (96.3 FM; DERBY, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUW (89.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBDD (91.9 FM; WINFILED, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KANR (92.7 FM; BELLE PLAINE, KS; Owner: DANIEL D. SMITH)
  • KMXW (92.3 FM; NEWTON, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KDGS (93.9 FM; ANDOVER, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBTL (88.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Augusta:

  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCTU-LP (Channel 55; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSMI-LP (Channel 51; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFVT-LP (Channel 40; WICHITA, KS; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K59DA (Channel 59; WICHITA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K15DD (Channel 15; WICHITA, KS; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Augusta fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Augusta fatal accident list:

Jul 26, 2012 02:22 PM, Us-54, Lat: 37.70548, Lon: -96.84457, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 17, 2005 02:17 PM, Us-54, Lunger, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 3, 1997 09:50 PM, Dearborn, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 26, 1996 01:55 AM, Summit, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 30, 1993 10:25 PM, U54, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 1985 04:58 PM, High St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 126m413ftTotal length
  • $2,334,000Total costs
  • 16,849Total average daily traffic
  • 1,421Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Augusta)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Augusta, KS)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Augusta)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Augusta)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$98,54617$98,91561$89,5127$38,04916$59,7741$34,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$55,1337$102,1631$41,4001$28,3202$59,805
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$83,1667$83,57418$99,5715$21,7881$116,1702$47,195
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$87,1030$017$103,8391$6,7401$79,8201$178,870
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$111,7800$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.03 , 0207.00, 0208.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$235,2403$141,147
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$163,3701$46,920
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$84,730
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.03 , 0207.00, 0208.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 190
  • Hazardous Condition: 41
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Augusta

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Augusta, KS
Most common first names in Augusta, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7776.7 years
Robert6272.7 years
James5978.6 years
Charles5776.5 years
William5373.6 years
Mary4881.0 years
George4276.6 years
Dorothy3176.6 years
Raymond2976.7 years
Walter2874.9 years
Most common last names in Augusta, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3178.0 years
Wilson3082.1 years
Jones2579.9 years
Davis2481.0 years
Johnson2279.9 years
Miller2273.8 years
Williams2077.1 years
Martin1981.4 years
Clark1777.3 years
Dennett1776.8 years
Businesses in Augusta, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kroger1UPS2
McDonald's1Walmart1

Augusta on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Motor vehicle, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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