Augusta, Montana

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Population in 2010: 309. Population change since 2000: +8.8%
Males: 162  (52.5%)
Females: 147  (47.5%)
Median resident age:  54.0 years
Montana median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 59410.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,320 (it was $24,688 in 2000)
Augusta:

$35,320
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,482 (it was $14,608 in 2000)

Augusta CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $114,246 (it was $62,800 in 2000)
Augusta:

$114,246
MT:

$190,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $607.

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  • Races in Augusta, MT (2010)

    Augusta races chart
    • 28893.2%White alone
    • 103.2%American Indian alone
    • 61.9%Hispanic
    • 41.3%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Augusta: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (11.9%), German (11.9%), Scottish (10.8%), Irish (10.0%), French (6.9%), Norwegian (6.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4067 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 554 people per square mile   (low).

Augusta,MT real estate house value index trend

Augusta, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Augusta:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Augusta CDP:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

4 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.4%
Montana:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,231 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $732 (0.7%)

Augusta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (51.8 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (455.9 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (965.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Fairfield, MT (4.6 miles ), Simms, MT (4.6 miles ), Choteau, MT (4.9 miles ), Fort Shaw, MT (5.2 miles ), Sun River Valley, MT (5.3 miles ), Sun River, MT (5.6 miles) , Bynum, MT (5.8 miles) , Craig, MT (5.9 miles) .

Latitude: 47.49 N, Longitude: 112.39 W

Area code: 406

Augusta household income distribution Augusta home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.7%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (36%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (27%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Augusta, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Augusta-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 218.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 245.7 miles away from Augusta center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 210.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 145.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 220.7 miles away from Augusta center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 545.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
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Airports and heliports located in Augusta:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Augusta:

  • The University of Montana (about 87 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • Montana State University (about 142 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • North Idaho College (about 206 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 218 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • University of Idaho (about 225 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 231 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 232 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)

Public high school in Augusta:

Public elementary/middle schools in Augusta:

See full list of schools located in Augusta, map of school districts: AUGUSTA ELEMENTARY, AUGUSTA HIGH SCHOOL

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Notable locations in Augusta: Wagons West Campground (A), Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Substation (B), Augusta Community Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Augusta include: Country Bible Church (A), Augusta Community Church (B), Saint Matthias Mission (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

ELK CREEK COLONY (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-04-2013 to OCT-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2013)
  • 172 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
WESTERN BAR (Population served: 49, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SUN CANYON LODGE (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-16-2011 to NOV-16-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
WAGONS WEST CAMPGROUND AUGUSTA (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2014)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.9%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.3%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Augusta compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Montana average:

9.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Wood (30%)
  • Electricity (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Augusta CDP (based on Lewis and Clark County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,8008
Evangelical Protestant7,37247
Mainline Protestant5,13414
Other3,20213
Orthodox151
None38,872-
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: 8
Lewis and Clark County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lewis and Clark County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Lewis and Clark County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Here:

8.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lewis and Clark County:

21.0%
Montana:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.3%
State:

10.7%

Strongest AM radio stations in Augusta:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KMTX (950 AM; 5 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Augusta:

  • K246AC (97.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: LAST CHANCE PUBLIC RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • K251AC (98.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS-MT UNIV. SYSTEM)
  • KMTX-FM (105.3 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KMON-FM (94.5 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KZMT (101.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KVVR (97.9 FM; DUTTON, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Augusta:

  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $2,625,000Total costs
  • 1,040Total average daily traffic
  • 21Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,134Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 1012 Sun Canyon Road (Lat: 47.498333 Lon: -112.408472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: KNKA732
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2008, Expiration Date: 11/27/2018, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • 1012 Sun Canyon Road (Lat: 47.498333 Lon: -112.408472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: KNKN355
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/14/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Blackstone Dilworth, Sun Canyon Road (Lat: 47.498333 Lon: -112.408472), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 3615479111, Asanchez@towersoftexas.Com, 400 FM 534
  • Blackstone Dilworth, Sun Canyon Road (Lat: 47.498333 Lon: -112.408472), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 3615479111, Asanchez@towersoftexas.Com, 400 FM 534
  • Lesley M Cordileone, Sun Canyon Road (Lat: 47.498333 Lon: -112.408472), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8139606200, Lesley@skywaytowers.Com, 20525 AMBERFIELD DRIVE, SUITE 102
  • Carissa L Bick, Sun Canyon Road (Lat: 47.498333 Lon: -112.408472), Type: 97.5, Structure height: 30049 m, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8139606200, Lesley@skywaytowers.Com, 20525 AMBERFIELD DRIVE, SUITE 102

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Gibson Dam (Lat: 47.602722 Lon: -112.753639), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: KNEV910, Licensee ID: L00048194
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/13/2004, Expiration Date: 12/08/2013
    Registrant: Greenfields Irrigation District, 105 West Central Ave, Fairfield, MT 59436, Phone: (406) 467-2533
  • Lat: 47.246111 Lon: -112.565833, Call Sign: WPXT311, Licensee ID: L00661804
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.420 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/05/2003, Expiration Date: 06/05/2013, Certifier: John W Krause Jr
    Registrant: John W Krause Jr, Augusta, MT 59410, Phone: (406) 562-3691
  • Augusta Usfs (Lat: 47.491778 Lon: -112.397750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQBK833
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/2005, Expiration Date: 10/24/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2005, Certifier: Cheryl Liedle
    Registrant: The Spectrum Firm, Inc., 21 Ski Run Tr., Fairfield, PA 17320, Phone: (717) 642-9737, Fax: (717) 642-6931, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Various Locations (Lat: 47.468000 Lon: -112.368333), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNM243
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz, 956.281 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2008, Expiration Date: 04/06/2018, Certifier: Bruce A Mckinley
    Registrant: Northwestern Energy, 40 East Broadway Street, Butte, MT 59701, Phone: (406) 497-1000, Fax: (406) 497-3525, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC7JVU
    Grant Date: 03/29/1995, Expiration Date: 03/29/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2007
    Registrant: Tommy A Cockerham Iii, Augusta, MT 59410
  • Call Sign: KC7JVW, Licensee ID: L00961372
    Grant Date: 01/05/2005, Expiration Date: 03/29/2015, Certifier: Nathan B Williams
    Registrant: Nathan B Williams, Box 179, Augusta, MT 59410
  • Call Sign: N2UIV, Licensee ID: L00651148
    Grant Date: 03/23/2013, Expiration Date: 03/23/2023, Certifier: Nicholas Papagni
    Registrant: Nicholas Papagni, Augusta, MT 59410

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7211M , Serial Number: 55511, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel E Barrett, Po Box 608, Augusta, MT 59410

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Augusta, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John976.0 years
Richard679.5 years
James575.8 years
William470.8 years
Ethel484.0 years
Clarence470.0 years
Arthur473.8 years
Charles467.0 years
Harold463.2 years
Joseph477.5 years
Most common last names in Augusta, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Allen579.4 years
Bond470.8 years
Morris479.5 years
White460.5 years
Kenck490.0 years
Gelsinger479.5 years
Bean482.5 years
Smith468.2 years
Goss366.7 years
Bodkins366.6 years
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