Augusta, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 903 (87% urban, 13% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 
Males: 427  (47.3%)
Females: 476  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49012.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,307 (it was $44,375 in 2000)
Augusta:

$40,307
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,696 (it was $19,207 in 2000)

Augusta village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $85,289 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Augusta:

$85,289
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $147,568; Detached houses: $155,953; Townhouses or other attached units: $146,855; In 2-unit structures: $43,905; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,602; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $82,858; Mobile homes: $16,410

Median gross rent in 2013: $644.

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  • Races in Augusta, MI (2010)

    Augusta races chart
    • 82192.8%White alone
    • 212.4%Hispanic
    • 171.9%Two or more races
    • 131.5%Black alone
    • 121.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Augusta: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.1%), English (14.1%), Irish (9.3%), Dutch (7.5%), French (4.2%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 0.93 square miles.

Population density: 967 people per square mile   (low).

Augusta,MI real estate house value index trend

Augusta, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Augusta:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Augusta village:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

7 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.8%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Augusta, Michigan as of June 27, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Augusta to the number of sex offenders is 128 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,606 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,334 (1.5%)

Augusta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Battle Creek, MI (7.8 miles , pop. 53,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (87.8 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (124.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: South Gull Lake, MI (2.0 miles ), Galesburg, MI (2.2 miles ), Level Park-Oak Park, MI (2.3 miles ), Greater Galesburg, MI (2.3 miles ), Richland, MI (2.4 miles ), Springfield, MI (2.5 miles ), Climax, MI (2.6 miles ), Hickory Corners, MI (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $68,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $68,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $84,400
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $148,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.34 N, Longitude: 85.35 W

Area code: 269

Augusta household income distribution Augusta home values distribution

Crime rates in Augusta by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2012 2014
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0110.4
Burglaries 20000
per 100,000 220.00.00.00.00.0
Thefts 104557
per 100,000 1,100.1451.5570.8560.5772.6
Auto thefts 00011
per 100,000 0.00.00.0112.1110.4
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.9) 61.818.823.832.764.3

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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 2014, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.31
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-3.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Augusta, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Augusta-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Augusta village center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 tornado 18.2 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Augusta-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 221.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 261.7 miles away from Augusta center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 299.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 295.2 miles away from Augusta center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 277.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kalamazoo County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Augusta topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Augusta:

  • FOUNDATION FOR BEHAVIORAL RESOURCES (600 S LINCOLN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Augusta:

  • BATTLE CREEK VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 4 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR SENIOR CARE CE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • ARBORIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GALESBURG, MI)
  • LAURELS OF GALESBURG (THE) (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GALESBURG, MI)
  • LAURELS OF BEDFORD (THE) (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • LAKEVIEW GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • BEHAVIORAL HLTH CTR OF BATTLE CREEK (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)

Amtrak stations near Augusta:

  • 9 miles: BATTLE CREEK (104 CAPITAL AVE. SW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: KALAMAZOO (459 N. BURDICK ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Augusta:

  • Kellogg Community College (about 9 miles; Battle Creek, MI; Full-time enrollment: 4,078)
  • Western Michigan University (about 14 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 19 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 7,369)
  • Davenport University (about 37 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 42 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Calvin College (about 43 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Cornerstone University (about 47 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)

Public elementary/middle school in Augusta:

See full list of schools located in Augusta

Library in Augusta:

  • AUGUSTA-ROSS TOWNSHIP DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $142,905; Location: 105 SOUTH WEBSTER STREET; 47,943 books; 2,066 audio materials; 2,360 video materials; 65 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Augusta: Augusta Station (A), Augusta Village Hall (B), McKay's Memorial Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Augusta include: Bible Baptist Church (A), Augusta Fellowship United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Augusta Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Hotels: Gull Lake Inn (12500 East D Avenue), Brook Lodge (6535 N. 42nd St), Golf Club at Yarrow (10499 North 48th Street), Brook Lodge Hotel And Conf Resort (6535 N 42nd St).

Kalamazoo 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 2013 was 61.8. This is better than average.

City:

61.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.2%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  61.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Michigan average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Augusta village (based on Kalamazoo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant37,002118
Mainline Protestant24,15560
Catholic23,8769
Other6,30628
Black Protestant4,14010
Orthodox2751
None154,577-
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: 41
Kalamazoo County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 45
Kalamazoo County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Kalamazoo County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 177
Here:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kalamazoo County:

27.9%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.5%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Augusta:

49.2%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Augusta:

47.7%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Augusta:

21.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Augusta:

8.6%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Augusta:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Augusta:

37.2%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Augusta:

57.6%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Augusta, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,652$31,8240$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,590$31,0801$1,244
Police - Other 0$0 3$314
Sewerage 1$844$10,1280$0
Water Supply 1$2,008$24,0961$106
Other and Unallocable 1$602$7,2242$1,612
Totals for Government 5$8,696$20,8707$3,276

Augusta government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $101,000 ($111.85)
    General Public Buildings: $98,000 ($108.53)
    Sewerage: $93,000 ($102.99)
    Central Staff Services: $77,000 ($85.27)
    General - Other: $62,000 ($68.66)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($63.12)
    Police Protection: $36,000 ($39.87)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,000 ($11.07)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($8.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($4.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($43.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $131,000 ($145.07)

Augusta government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $47,000 ($52.05)
    All Other: $11,000 ($12.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $32,000 ($35.44)
    Rents: $9,000 ($9.97)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($4.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $71,000 ($78.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $75,000 ($83.06)
    Highways: $73,000 ($80.84)
  • Tax - Property: $153,000 ($169.44)
    NEC: $10,000 ($11.07)

Augusta government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $630,000 ($697.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $312,000 ($345.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $273,000 ($302.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $45,000 ($49.83)

Augusta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $67,000 ($74.20)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $84,000 ($93.02)

6.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,430 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
Kalamazoo County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Van Buren County, MI  0.59% ($41,607 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, MI  0.49% ($45,195)
from Allegan County, MI  0.42% ($30,121)


6.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,195 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($256 average AGI)
Kalamazoo County:

0.06%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Van Buren County, MI  0.49% ($39,795 average AGI)
to Kent County, MI  0.40% ($36,874)
to Calhoun County, MI  0.36% ($31,221)

Strongest AM radio stations in Augusta:

  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; daytime; 4 kW; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCC (1400 AM; 1 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WOLY (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Augusta:

  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBXX (95.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WFAT (96.5 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • W247AM (97.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W258AH (99.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W262AF (100.3 FM; PARCHMENT, MI; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • W223AE (92.5 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WIDR (89.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WWKN (104.9 FM; MARSHALL, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBCH-FM (100.1 FM; HASTINGS, MI; Owner: BARRY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; OTSEGO, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Augusta:

  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOBC-CA (Channel 20; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W21BS (Channel 21; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W26BX (Channel 26; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WOKZ-CA (Channel 50; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Augusta fatal accident list:

Dec 14, 2006 04:10 AM, Sr-96, Lat: 42.33458, Lon: -85.33925, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1981 10:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 18, 1980 07:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $360,000Total costs
  • 40,767Total average daily traffic
  • 3,365Total average daily truck traffic
  • 48,651Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (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 Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Augusta, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Augusta)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Augusta)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$70,0304$205,2451$159,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$238,4800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$176,3300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0026.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2002
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$78,3501$98,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2002 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0026.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

AUGUSTA (Address: 109 W. Clinton Street , Population served: 885, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
ST ANN CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2010), St Public Notif issued (SEP-24-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-27-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (4 times from JUN-14-2005 to JUN-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-11-2005)
YARROW LAKE BATHROOM (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2009)

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

  • YARROW LODGE (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YARROW SNACK SHOP (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHERMAN LAKE YMCA (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHERMAN LAKE YMCA BARN (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YARROW CHICORY (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAPLE HILLS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YARROW LARKSPUR (Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Augusta

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Augusta, MI

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Augusta, MI

  • U-Haul: 1
  • YMCA: 1

Augusta compared to Michigan 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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