Augusta is a city located in Hancock County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 547, it is the 868th largest city in Illinois and the 18579th largest city in the United States. Augusta is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -1.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 553 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Augusta has a population density of 791 people per square mile.
The average household income in Augusta is $46,134 with a poverty rate of 13.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $525 per month, and the median house value is $80,300. The median age in Augusta is 44.4 years, 33.9 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Augustawas:
98.91% of Augusta residents speak only English, while 1.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Augusta is White, with 15.28% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Augusta is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.19%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Augusta
99.17% of Augusta residents were born in the United States, with 84.13% having been born in Illinois. 0.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.