Augusta, Maine

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Population in 2013: 18,793 (73% urban, 27% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.3%
 
Males: 8,991  (47.8%)
Females: 9,802  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Maine median age:  44.0 years

Zip codes: 04330.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,378 (it was $29,921 in 2000)
Augusta:

$35,378
ME:

$46,974

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,489 (it was $19,145 in 2000)

Augusta city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $130,183 (it was $78,200 in 2000)
Augusta:

$130,183
ME:

$172,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $142,400; Detached houses: $151,584; Townhouses or other attached units: $122,086; In 2-unit structures: $264,495; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $60,150; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $176,108; Mobile homes: $31,596

Median gross rent in 2013: $659.

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  • Races in Augusta, ME (2013)

    Augusta races chart
    • 17,71393.2%White alone
    • 4212.2%Hispanic
    • 4022.1%Two or more races
    • 1871.0%American Indian alone
    • 1440.8%Asian alone
    • 1350.7%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Augusta: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (18.7%), English (16.4%), Irish (13.7%), French Canadian (9.1%), United States (6.8%), German (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/20/1797

Elevation: 153 feet

Land area: 55.4 square miles.

Population density: 339 people per square mile   (very low).

Augusta,ME real estate house value index trend

Augusta, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Augusta:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Augusta city:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

634 residents are foreign born (1.5% North America, 1.0% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

3.4%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 91 registered sex offenders living in Augusta, Maine as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Augusta to the number of sex offenders is 208 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,947 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,941 (1.5%)

Augusta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (52.0 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (153.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (318.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Hallowell, ME (1.7 miles ), Chelsea, ME (2.1 miles ), Farmingdale, ME (2.2 miles ), Manchester, ME (2.4 miles ), Randolph, ME (2.5 miles ), Gardiner, ME (2.9 miles ), Windsor, ME (3.0 miles ), West Gardiner, ME (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $62,400
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $156,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.32 N, Longitude: 69.77 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,762 (+88.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,935 (70.8%)

Area code: 207

Augusta household income distribution Augusta home values distribution

Crime rates in Augusta by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000001300111
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.05.416.40.00.05.25.25.3
Rapes 222916816221591113151625
per 100,000 117.5153.985.542.685.6118.180.849.160.370.278.483.7132.3
Robberies 5163137131041212152716
per 100,000 26.784.916.069.237.569.853.821.865.764.878.4141.284.7
Assaults 16171316183143433032384426
per 100,000 85.490.269.585.296.3166.4231.5234.4164.4172.8198.6230.2137.6
Burglaries 201202201154206198183183167222252241206
per 100,000 1,073.11,072.01,074.2819.91,102.11,063.0985.4997.6915.01,199.11,317.01,260.71,090.4
Thefts 8049448768719539269319798729651,028914969
per 100,000 4,292.35,009.64,681.54,637.45,098.74,971.35,012.95,336.94,777.65,212.35,372.64,781.15,128.9
Auto thefts 40252823224124403221233131
per 100,000 213.5132.7149.6122.5117.7220.1129.2218.1175.3113.4120.2162.2164.1
Arson 1412101581811136124125
per 100,000 74.763.753.479.942.896.659.270.932.964.820.962.826.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 341.6403.7322.5289.5347.4392.1372.5380.1330.0367.2404.1408.7413.8

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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: 55 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Maine average:

1.69

Detailed articles:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -3,090 (-14.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Augusta, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Augusta-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 195.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 228.6 miles away from Augusta center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 16.2 miles away from Augusta center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kennebec County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Snows: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Augusta topographic map

Birthplace of: Olympia Snowe - Politician, Rachel Nichols (actress) - Actress, Clark Gesner - Musical theatre composer, George Huntington Hartford - Businessman, Robert Deniston Hume - Cannery owner, Dorianne Laux - Poet, Horatio Bridge - Navy officer, Neistat Brothers - Documentary filmmaker, Seth Williams - Union Army general, David Peoples - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 1/9/60).

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Augusta: Henry A. McMasters.

Main business address for: CENTRAL MAINE POWER CO (ELECTRIC SERVICES).

Hospitals in Augusta:

  • AUGUSTA MENTAL HLTH INST (provides emergency services, ARSENAL ST-BOX 724)
  • KENNEBEC VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 6 E CHESTNUT ST)
  • MAINE GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 6 EAST CHESTNUT STREET)
  • RIVERVIEW PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (250 ARSENAL STREET)
  • TOGUS VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, 1 VA CENTER)

Dialysis Facilities in Augusta:

  • KENNEBEC KIDNEY CENTER (164 CIVIC CENTER DRIVE)

Home Health Centers in Augusta:

  • SUPPORTIVE LIVING SYSTEMS INC (890HOSPITAL ST)

Nursing Homes in Augusta:

  • AUGUSTA MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (BOX 724 ARSENAL STREET)
  • AUGUSTA MTL HLTH INST SR REHAB UNIT (PO BOX 724 ARSENAL STREET)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-AUGUSTA (188 EASTERN AVE)
  • MAINE GENERAL REHAB AND NURSING AT GLENRIDGE (40 GLENRIDGE DRIVE)
  • MAINE GENERAL REHAB AND NURSING AT GRAYBIRCH (37 GRAYBIRCH DRIVE)
  • MAINE VETERANS HOME - AUGUSTA (310 CONY ROAD)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Augusta:

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Colleges/Universities in Augusta:

  • University of Maine at Augusta (Full-time enrollment: 3,204; Location: 46 University Dr; Public; Website: www.uma.edu/)
  • Kaplan University-Augusta Campus (FT enrollment: 292; Location: 14 Marketplace Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.kaplanuniversity.edu/augusta-maine.aspx; Offers Master's degree)
  • Capilo School of Hair Design (FT enrollment: 227; Location: 43 Bridge Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.capilo.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Augusta:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 31 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 50 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 53 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 53 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Husson University (about 60 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine (about 67 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 8,931)
  • University of New England (about 68 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)

Public high schools in Augusta:

Private high school in Augusta:

  • DIRIGERE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 19; Location: 10 WILSON ST; Grades: 4 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Augusta:

Private elementary/middle school in Augusta:

  • ST MICHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: 56 SEWALL ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Augusta, School District: AUGUSTA

Library in Augusta:

  • LITHGOW PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $604,434; Location: 45 WINTHROP STREET; 58,747 books; 3,301 audio materials; 2,626 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 249 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Augusta: Camp Keyes (A), Augusta Fire Department Western Avenue Station (B), Phoenix House of New England - Phoenix Academy Maine (C), Delta Ambulance Corporation Augusta (D), Buker Community Center (E), Augusta Fire Department Civil Emergency Preparedness (F), Augusta Fire Department Central Station (G), Augusta Fire Department Wells Station (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Augusta: CENTRAL MAINE POWER CO (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Augusta include: Friends Church (A), First Union Church (B), Prince of Peace Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Coombs Cemetery (1), Cottle Cemetery (2), Cummings Cemetery (3), Wall Cemetery (4), Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery (5), Kling Cemetery (6), Williams Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Togus Pond (A), Tolman Pond (B), Anderson Pond (C), Wellman Pond (D), Dam Pond (E), Greeley Pond (F), Lily Pond (G), Little Togus Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stickney Brook (A), Sidney Bog Brook (B), Stone Brook (C), Spring Brook (D), Rockwood Brook (E), Whitney Brook (F), Riggs Branch (G), Tanning Brook (H), Stony Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Augusta: Capitol Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Maine State - Maine State Museum- State House Complex (Cultural Building) (1), Children's Discovery Museum (265 Water Street) (2), Maine Cardiovascular Health Council (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 11 Parkwood Drive) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Axell's Scandanavian Inn (Route 202) (1), Comfort Inn Civic Center (281 Civic Center Drive) (2), Best Western Senator Inn & Spa (284 Western Avenue) (3), Econo Lodge Inn & Suites (390 Western Avenue) (4), Country Village Motel-Apartments (458 Riverside Dr) (5), Super 8 Motel (395 Western Avenue) (6), Best Western Senator Inn (284 Western Avenue) (7), Capri Apartments (390 Western Avenue) (8), Super 8 Augusta ME (395 Western Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Maine State - Health Bureau- Human Services Dept- Medical Services- Health Enginee (161 Capitol Street) (1), Maine State - Courts- District Court- Augusta (145 State Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Kennebec County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 68.0. This is about average.

City:

68.0
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.92. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.92
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.50. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.50
U.S.:

9.14

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

MDOC ST PK - SEBAGO LK-CASCO (Population served: 1,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
1-7-10 BOWLING & ENTERTAINMENT CENTER (Population served: 630, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MDOC ST PK - SEBAGO LK-NAPLES (Population served: 625, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-09-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-02-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2012)
MDOC ST PK - CAMDEN HILLS (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CRYSTAL FALLS DANCE HALL (Population served: 375, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-06-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-29-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MDOC ST PK - MT BLUE-740WELL (Population served: 340, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MDOC ST PK - LILY BAY DW 200`-2003 (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
JONATHANS (Population served: 243, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2009), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • GREATER AUGUSTA UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 11,983, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MDOC ST PK - POPHAM BEACH WEST (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MDOC ST PK - AROOSTOOK (Population served: 135, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DIRIGO MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.4%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for American Indian residents, 58.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  51.0%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.3%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Augusta in 2010:

  • 429 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 168 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 91 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 64 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 31 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 23 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Augusta in 2000:

  • 267 people in nursing homes
  • 140 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 66 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 53 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 27 people in other group homes
  • 23 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Augusta, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Augusta compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
Arena or stadium:
  • Augusta Civic Center (Maine). Capacity: 6,777.

Banks with branches in Augusta (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Armory Street Branch, Bangor Street Branch, Civic Center Branch. 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
  • The Bank of Maine: Augusta Branch, Augusta Branch, Augusta Branch. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $783.5 mil, Deposits: $655.7 mil, headquarters in Portland, ME, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices
  • KeyBank National Association: Whitten Road Branch at 23 Whitten Road, branch established on 1967/10/25; Augusta Key Plaza Branch at 286 Water Street, branch established on 1992/03/16. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Northeast Bank: Augusta Branch at 235 Western Avenue, branch established on 1993/03/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $587.1 mil, Deposits: $401.6 mil, headquarters in Lewiston, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Northeast Bancorp
  • Bangor Savings Bank: Capitol Street Branch at 77 Capitol Street, branch established on 2003/03/10. Info updated 2008/12/02: Bank assets: $2,556.3 mil, Deposits: $1,940.3 mil, headquarters in Bangor, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Bangor Bancorp, Mhc
  • Border Trust Company: at 227 Water Street, branch established on 1969/06/23. Info updated 2007/04/06: Bank assets: $48.2 mil, Deposits: $44.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Border Bancshares, Inc.
  • Kennebec Savings Bank: at 150 State Street, branch established on 1870/03/19. Info updated 2008/07/30: Bank assets: $795.4 mil, Deposits: $526.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Augusta Branch at 101 Western Avenue, branch established on 1996/01/02. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Augusta, Maine:

  • Comfort Inn, 281 Civic CTR Dr, Augusta, ME 04330 , Phone: (207) 623-1000
  • Best Western Plus Augusta Civic Center Inn, 110 Community Dr, Augusta, ME 04330 , Phone: (207) 622-4751, Fax: (207) 622-3108
  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, 390 Western Ave, Augusta, ME 04330 , Phone: (207) 622-6371, Fax: (207) 621-0349
  • Motel 6, 18 Edison Dr, Augusta, ME 04330 , Phone: (207) 622-6000, Fax: (207) 622-1048
  • Quality Inn & Suites Maine Evergreen Hotel, 65 Whitten Rd, Augusta, ME 04330 , Phone: (207) 622-3776, Fax: (207) 622-3778
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 14 Anthony Ave, Augusta, ME 04330 , Phone: (207) 623-2200, Fax: (207) 623-5050
  • Senator Inn & Spa, 284 Western Ave, Augusta, ME 04330 , Phone: (207) 622-5804, Fax: (207) 622-8803
  • Hampton Inn Augusta, 388 Western Ave, Augusta, ME 04330 , Phone: (207) 622-4077
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Augusta, Maine

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Maine average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (80%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,75811
Mainline Protestant8,99960
Evangelical Protestant5,82956
Other2,46617
None83,099-
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: 24
Kennebec County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Kennebec County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 77
Kennebec County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
Here:

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Kennebec County:

28.2%
Maine:

25.0%
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 16$67,649$50,7371$1,240
Other Government Administration 11$55,442$60,48219$4,185
Police Protection - Officers 38$169,139$53,4120$0
Police - Other 5$14,146$33,95013$8,410
Firefighters 44$190,810$52,0390$0
Fire - Other 2$6,170$37,0200$0
Streets and Highways 40$134,650$40,3952$3,676
Airports 4$15,688$47,0642$2,250
Welfare 2$7,613$45,6780$0
Solid Waste Management 5$15,865$38,0762$3,406
Parks and Recreation 24$95,702$47,85165$63,289
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$19,953$47,8871$2,427
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 323$1,148,422$42,666118$78,806
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 76$205,004$32,36924$19,485
Local Libraries 7$24,962$42,7929$13,432
Other and Unallocable 8$29,138$43,7072$2,484
Totals for Government 610$2,200,353$43,286258$203,090

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

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $14,500,000 ($771.56)
    Parking Facilities: $75,000 ($3.99)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,949,000 ($1433.99)
    General - Other: $5,319,000 ($283.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,872,000 ($206.03)
    Police Protection: $3,631,000 ($193.21)
    Regular Highways: $3,318,000 ($176.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,600,000 ($138.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,975,000 ($105.09)
    Health - Other: $1,339,000 ($71.25)
    Financial Administration: $1,057,000 ($56.24)
    Central Staff Services: $907,000 ($48.26)
    Libraries: $589,000 ($31.34)
    General Public Buildings: $538,000 ($28.63)
    Air Transportation: $424,000 ($22.56)
    Housing and Community Development: $318,000 ($16.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $240,000 ($12.77)
    Public Welfare - Other: $56,000 ($2.98)
    Parking Facilities: $23,000 ($1.22)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $22,000 ($1.17)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $624,000 ($33.20)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,000 ($0.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,134,000 ($60.34)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $509,000 ($27.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $232,000 ($12.35)
    Health - Other: $83,000 ($4.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($1.28)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($0.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,724,000 ($1475.23)

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

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,952,000 ($157.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,684,000 ($142.82)
    All Other: $1,425,000 ($75.83)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $634,000 ($33.74)
    Air Transportation: $432,000 ($22.99)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $67,000 ($3.57)
    Parking Facilities: $35,000 ($1.86)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $23,000 ($1.22)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $41,000 ($2.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,466,000 ($131.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,686,000 ($89.71)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,561,000 ($83.06)
    Donations From Private Sources: $79,000 ($4.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $53,000 ($2.82)
    Rents: $29,000 ($1.54)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($0.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $13,435,000 ($714.89)
    General Local Government Support: $3,010,000 ($160.17)
    All Other: $1,139,000 ($60.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $324,000 ($17.24)
    Public Welfare: $5,000 ($0.27)
  • Tax - Property: $26,990,000 ($1436.17)
    Other License: $220,000 ($11.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $212,000 ($11.28)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,384,000 ($3106.69)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,296,000 ($1718.51)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,450,000 ($1513.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,362,000 ($125.69)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $26,725,000 ($1422.07)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,668,000 ($461.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,194,000 ($1659.87)

5.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($413 average AGI)
Kennebec County:

0.03%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Somerset County, ME  0.71% ($30,510 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.51% ($34,611)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.44% ($33,773)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($258 average AGI)
Kennebec County:

0.06%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Somerset County, ME  0.64% ($27,240 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.58% ($37,633)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.47% ($28,150)

Strongest AM radio stations in Augusta:

  • WMDR (1340 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEZW (1400 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Augusta:

  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WABK-FM (104.3 FM; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKCG (101.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEW (91.3 FM; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMCM (103.3 FM; ROCKLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Augusta:

  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFYW-LP (Channel 69; FAIRFIELD/WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • DW23AB (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: RUSSELL COMMUNICATIONS)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Augusta fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 37Number of bridges
  • 352m1,155ftTotal length
  • $4,127,000Total costs
  • 373,580Total average daily traffic
  • 28,006Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 191950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Augusta, ME
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Augusta)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 108 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Augusta, ME)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 108 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Augusta)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 32 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Augusta)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 144
  • Hazardous Condition: 124
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Augusta

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Augusta, ME
Most common first names in Augusta, ME among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph19775.6 years
Mary18480.7 years
John18272.8 years
Robert16669.9 years
William15474.7 years
George15075.9 years
Charles11273.9 years
Richard10865.7 years
Alice9881.8 years
Harold9573.7 years
Most common last names in Augusta, ME among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Poulin9473.8 years
Smith8076.7 years
Brown7075.7 years
Dostie4576.1 years
Veilleux4474.1 years
Johnson3979.0 years
Gilbert3873.7 years
Beaulieu3871.7 years
Gagne3574.8 years
Stevens3573.5 years
Businesses in Augusta, ME
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Aeropostale1Mazda1
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's2
Applebee's1Motel 61
Arby's1New Balance1
Ashley Furniture1Nike4
Barnes & Noble1Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1Old Navy1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Olive Garden1
Burger King1Pac Sun1
CVS2Panera Bread1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Circle K4PetSmart1
Coldwater Creek1Pier 1 Imports1
ColorTyme1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Dairy Queen3RadioShack2
Deb1Red Robin1
Dennys1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
DressBarn1SAS Shoes1
Dressbarn1Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts5Sears2
Eddie Bauer1Shaw's1
Famous Footwear1Staples2
Fashion Bug1Starbucks1
FedEx7Subaru1
GNC3Subway4
GameStop1Super 81
Gap1T-Mobile4
H&R Block2T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
Honda1Target1
Hyundai1Toyota1
KFC2U-Haul1
Kmart1U.S. Cellular3
Kohl's1UPS7
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Bryant1Volkswagen1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's2
Marriott1YMCA1
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