New Augusta, Mississippi Population 2024

531

New Augusta is a city located in Perry County Mississippi. New Augusta has a 2024 population of 531. It is also the county seat of Perry County. New Augusta is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -3.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 553 in 2020.

The average household income in New Augusta is $37,532 with a poverty rate of 41.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in New Augusta is 28.9 years, 39.3 years for males, and 28.3 years for females.

New Augusta Demographics

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

  • White: 63.19%
  • Black or African American: 25.28%
  • Other race: 5.54%
  • Two or more races: 5.1%
  • Native American: 0.89%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
103.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.98% (-22)
The current population of New Augusta, Mississippi is 531 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 553.

New Augusta, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28563.19%
Black or African American11425.28%
Other race255.54%
Two or more races235.1%
Native American40.89%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

New Augusta Population by Race

New Augusta Population Pyramid 2024

New Augusta Median Age

28.9

Total

39.3

Male

28.3

Female

New Augusta Adults

There are 341 adults, (41 of whom are seniors) in New Augusta.

New Augusta Age Dependency

50.3

Age Dependency Ratio

13.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

New Augusta Sex Ratio

Female25155.65%
Male20044.35%

New Augusta Population by Age

New Augusta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1992.2750.849.2
Married732.377426
Female613.2124.675.4
Non Family601.054555
Male53.81000

2.73

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

50.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

New Augusta Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade103.72%
9th to 12th Grade134.83%
High School Graduate10539.03%
Some College3211.9%
Associates Degree5721.19%
Bachelors Degree165.95%
Graduate Degree3613.38%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

New Augusta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Augusta Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White19417532
Black575620
Other Race1090
Hispanic880
2+ Races440
Native American420

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 35.09%.

New Augusta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,250$38,864$30,000
Less Than 9th Grade$34,167$0$0
High School Graduate$0$37,955$0
Some College$33,036$30,833$33,750
Bachelors Degree$62,083$0$0
Graduate Degree$48,036$0$0

$36,250

Average Earnings

$38,864

Average Male

$30,000

Average Female

New Augusta Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Augusta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

New Augusta Language

100% of New Augusta residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

New Augusta Language

New Augusta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2858529.82%
Black1146758.77%
Other2525100%
Hispanic2323100%
Multiple231252.17%

41.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.5%

Male Poverty Rate

43.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Augusta

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Augusta is White, with 29.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 20.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.8%.

New Augusta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School34.29%
Some College24.72%
Less Than 9th Grade21.74%
Bachelors or Greater0%

New Augusta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed41.67%
Male Employed9.62%
Female Unemployed0%

New Augusta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Augusta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households-$37,532
Families$55,469$46,357
Married Families$59,375$-999,999,999
Non Families$12,045$16,220

mean

median

Income by Household Type

New Augusta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

New Augusta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

New 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.

New Augusta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

New Augusta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

16

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War10
Vietnam3
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

New Augusta Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 349
65 to 743
75+3
35 to 541
55 to 640

New Augusta Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White156.07%
2+ Races110%

New Augusta Veterans by Race

New Augusta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Augusta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

New Augusta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

New Augusta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

New 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

81.82%

Born in New Augusta

96.9%

Native Born

3.1%

Foreign Born

1.77%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.9% of New Augusta residents were born in the United States, with 81.82% having been born in Mississippi. 1.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

New Augusta Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029503-6-1.18%
2028509-5-0.97%
2027514-6-1.15%
2026520-5-0.95%
2025525-6-1.13%
2024531-5-0.93%
2023536-6-1.11%
2022542-10-1.81%
2021552-1-0.18%
2020553-50-8.29%
201960300%
2018603-8-1.31%
2017611-7-1.13%
2016618-5-0.8%
2015623-1-0.16%
201462400%
2013624-1-0.16%
2012625-9-1.42%
2011634-6-0.94%
201064000%

New Augusta Population by Year