Augusta, Arkansas Population 2024

1,844

Augusta is a city located in Woodruff County Arkansas. Augusta has a 2024 population of 1,844. It is also the county seat of Woodruff County.Augusta is currently declining at a rate of -2.12% annually and its population has decreased by -7.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,987 in 2020.

The average household income in Augusta is $67,312 with a poverty rate of 16.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Augusta is 44.1 years, 45.2 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Augusta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Augusta was:

  • White: 56.34%
  • Black or African American: 40.4%
  • Two or more races: 2.31%
  • Other race: 0.9%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
882.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.2% (-143)
The current population of Augusta, Arkansas is 1,844 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,987.

Augusta, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,12456.34%
Black or African American80640.4%
Two or more races462.31%
Other race180.9%
Native American10.05%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Augusta Population by Race

Augusta Population Pyramid 2024

Augusta Median Age

44.1

Total

45.2

Male

43.4

Female

Augusta Adults

There are 1,573 adults, (480 of whom are seniors) in Augusta.

Augusta Age Dependency

82.5

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Augusta Sex Ratio

Female1,01150.68%
Male98449.32%

Augusta Population by Age

Augusta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8342.3867.432.6
Married3902.7987.412.6
Non Family3131.1955.344.7
Female1174.2629.170.9
Male142.071000
showing: 5 rows

3.02

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Augusta Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Augusta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Augusta Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.48%.

Augusta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,204

Average Earnings

$45,901

Average Male

$35,262

Average Female

Augusta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Augusta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Augusta Language

98.95% of Augusta residents speak only English, while 1.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.99% of the population.

Augusta Language

Augusta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black80418623.13%
White1,11912010.72%
Other1818100%
Hispanic1818100%
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16.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.66%

Male Poverty Rate

16.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Augusta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Augusta is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Augusta is White, with 10.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 58.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.08%.

Augusta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater13.97%
High School8.66%
Some College7.63%
Less Than 9th Grade6.38%
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Augusta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed16.48%
Male Employed4.57%
Female Unemployed
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Augusta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Augusta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Augusta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Augusta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Augusta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Augusta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Augusta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

123

Number of Veterans

123

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Augusta Veterans by War

count

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Augusta Veterans by Age

count

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Augusta Veterans by Race

Augusta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Augusta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Augusta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Augusta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Augusta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

86.62%

Born in Augusta

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Augusta residents were born in the United States, with 86.62% having been born in Arkansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Augusta Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,644-40-2.38%
20281,684-40-2.32%
20271,724-40-2.27%
20261,764-40-2.22%
20251,804-40-2.17%
20241,844-40-2.12%
20231,884-40-2.08%
20221,924-40-2.04%
20211,964-23-1.16%
20201,98740.2%
20191,983-23-1.15%
20182,006-29-1.43%
20172,035-14-0.68%
20162,049-32-1.54%
20152,081-50-2.35%
20142,131-52-2.38%
20132,183-7-0.32%
20122,190-32-1.44%
20112,222-21-0.94%
20102,243
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Augusta Population by Year