Augusta is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 9,299 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Augusta is the 40th largest community in Kansas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Augusta is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Augusta is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Augusta who work in office and administrative support (10.51%), sales jobs (10.36%), and teaching (8.84%).
Also of interest is that Augusta has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Augusta does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Augusta overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Augusta, 22.75% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Augusta in 2010 was $24,438, which is upper middle income relative to Kansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,752 for a family of four. However, Augusta contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Augusta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Augusta residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Augusta include Irish, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Augusta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.