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Augusta, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Augusta had a population of 570 as of July 1, 2017. Augusta ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Augusta is located at latitude 40.2309 and longitude -90.9498 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Augusta (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.

The Village of Augusta (GNIS ID: 2398008) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Augusta is located within Township of Augusta, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Augusta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Augusta, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 570
Daytime Population: Workers 182
Daytime Population: Residents 289
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 471
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 570
Population in Familes 447
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 797
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $41,031
Average Household Income $50,817
Per Capita Income $22,506


Total Housing Units 308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 211 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $66,667
Average Home Value $88,561


Total Households 261
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 164
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.4% -0.64%
Households -0.21% -0.54%
Families -0.08% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Augusta, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Augusta to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 889 35th
Population Density # 887 35th
Diversity Index # 1339 2nd
Median Household Income # 1149 16th
Per Capita Income # 1096 20th

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