Augusta, ME Population

By | June 17, 2019

Population: 18,560. Estimated population in July 2020: 18,626 (+0.4% change)
Males: 8,785 (47.3%), Females: 9,775 (52.7%)

The city of Augusta is located in Kennebec County, Maine. Check Countryaah.com for a full list of counties in Maine.

Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $29,921
Median house value: $80,500

Races in Augusta:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: English (17.8%), French (17.8%), French Canadian (14.4%), Irish (14.2%), United States (8.2%), German (7.3%).

Elevation: 153 feet

Land area: 55.4 square miles

Map of Augusta, ME

Population

For population 25 years and over in Augusta

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Augusta city

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

3.4% Foreign born (1.5% North America, 1.0% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -3,090 (-14.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Augusta:

  • AUGUSTA MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (ARSENAL ST P O BOX 724)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Augusta:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Augusta:

  • BRUNSWICK NAS (about 33 miles; BRUNSWICK, ME; Abbreviation: NHZ)
  • PORTLAND INTL JETPORT (about 61 miles; PORTLAND, ME; Abbreviation: PWM)
  • BANGOR INTL (about 74 miles; BANGOR, ME; Abbreviation: BGR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Augusta:

  • AUGUSTA STATE (about 2 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; Abbreviation: AUG)
  • AUGUSTA (about 4 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; Abbreviation: M00)
  • LAKESIDE MARINA (about 9 miles; EAST WINTHROP, ME; Abbreviation: 03M)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Augusta:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT AUGUSTA (Full-time enrollment: 3,172; Location: 46 UNIVERSITY DR; Public; Website: www.UMA.Maine.edu)
  • MID-STATE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 23; Location: 218 WATER STREET; Private, for-profit; Website: www.midstatecollege.com)
  • MAINE INSTRUMENT FLIGHT INCORPORATED (Location: AUGUSTA STATE AIRPORT; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Augusta:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FARMINGTON (about 35 miles; FARMINGTON, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,229)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE (about 57 miles; PORTLAND, ME; Full-time enrollment: 7,381)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (about 68 miles; STANDISH, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,376)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND-UNIVERSITY CAMPUS (about 76 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE (about 92 miles; ORONO, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,590)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 117 miles; DURHAM, NH; Full-time enrollment: 12,586)
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 136 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)

Schools

Public high schools in Augusta:

  • CONY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 946; Location: 120 CONY STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CAPITAL AREA TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Location: RR 7 BOX 2520; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Augusta:

  • FARRINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 449; Location: 249 EASTERN AVENUE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • ELLA R HODGKINS SCHOOL (Students: 387; Location: MALTA STREET; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SYLVIO J GILBERT SCHOOL (Students: 333; Location: SUNSET AVENUE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • LINCOLN SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 40 LINCOLN STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LILLIAN PARKS HUSSEY SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: GEDNEY STREET; Grades: PK – 06)

Private primary/middle schools in Augusta:

  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 272; Location: 56 SEWALL STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST AUGUSTINE SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 24 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • DIRIGERE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 35; Location: RR 5 BOX 7700; Grades: UG – UG)

Libraries

Library in Augusta:

  • AUGUSTA – LITHGOW PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $519,432; Location: 45 WINTHROP STREET; 54,190 books; 2,071 audio materials; 1,004 video materials; 111 serial subscriptions)