Augusta Population By Year

Population Graph For Augusta, 1840 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 18,968 1,958 0.2%
2020 18,923 1,950 -0.1%
2010 19,136 1,783 0.3%
2000 18,556 1,690 -1.5%
1990 21,585 1,280 0.7%
1850 8,225 82 4.5%
1840 5,314 77

Augusta Population Facts

What is the current population of Augusta?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Augusta is 18,968. Augusta, Maine is the 1,958th largest city in the US.

What county is Augusta, Maine in?

Augusta is located entirely in Kennebec County.

What is the size of Augusta, Maine in square miles?

Augusta has an area of 55.1 square miles. Augusta is the 5th largest city, by area, in Maine.

What was the peak population of Augusta?

The peak population of Augusta was in 1990, when its population was 21,585. In 1990, Augusta was the 1,280th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,958th largest city in the US. Augusta is currently 12.1% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Augusta growing?

Augusta has grown 2.2% since the 2000. Augusta, Maine's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Augusta, Maine?

Augusta has a population density of 347.1 people per square mile.

Similarly Sized Cities In Maine

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
1445 South Portland 26,993 15.4%
1620 Auburn 24,033 3.6%
1700 Biddeford 22,569 7.1%
1727 Sanford 22,135
1824 Saco 20,669 21.9%
1832 Westbrook 20,572 27.4%
1958 Augusta 18,968 2.2%
2255 Waterville 15,959 2.2%
3227 Brewer 9,636 7.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
1952 Chowchilla, California 19,007 30.4%
1953 Homewood, Illinois 19,001 -2.7%
1954 St. Michael, Minnesota 19,001 103.0%
1955 Gautier, Mississippi 18,996 12.6%
1956 Lynn Haven, Florida 18,990 51.8%
1957 Dixon, California 18,974 17.5%
1958 Augusta, Maine 18,968 2.2%
1959 Maitland, Florida 18,959 30.6%
1960 Lebanon, Oregon 18,945 43.5%
1961 Fox Crossing, Wisconsin 18,925
1962 Lansdale, Pennsylvania 18,916 17.6%
1963 Thomasville, Georgia 18,867 3.5%
1964 Sweetwater, Florida 18,865 32.7%

Augusta Demographics

What is the voting age population of Augusta, Maine?

The total voting age population of Augusta, Maine, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 15,416. The voting age population is 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

What percentage of Augusta, Maine residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 23.8% of the residents of Augusta are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Augusta, Maine?

The racial demographics of Augusta are 94.3% White, 2.3% Two or more races, 1.3% Asian, 0.9% Black, 0.7% American Indian and 0.4% Other. Additionally, 1.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Augusta, Maine residents are below the poverty line?

In Augusta, 18.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 32.1%. On a per-household basis, 14.2% of families are below the poverty line in Augusta.

What percentage of Augusta, Maine residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 58.5% of Augusta residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Augusta, Maine residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.5% of Augusta residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 26.3% have a bachelor's degree and 7.9% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Augusta, Maine residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Augusta residents aged 5 and older, 6.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.4% speak an Asian language.

Augusta Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Augusta, Maine?

The unemployment rate in Augusta is 5.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Augusta, Maine residents work for the government?

In Augusta, 24.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Augusta, Maine?

The median household income in Augusta is $43,796.

Augusta Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Augusta, Maine?

In Augusta, 52.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Augusta, Maine?

Renters occupy 47.7% of housing units in Augusta.

What percentage of Augusta, Maine housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Augusta, 31.4% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Augusta, Maine housing units were built after 2000?

In Augusta, 8.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 890 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Augusta, Maine?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Augusta is $721.

What percentage of households in Augusta, Maine have broadband internet?

In Augusta, 77.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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