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Augusta, MI

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Overview


Augusta is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 847 people and just one neighborhood, Augusta is the 505th largest community in Michigan. Augusta has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Augusta home prices are not only among the most expensive in Michigan, but Augusta real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages 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 village of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Augusta who work in office and administrative support (12.70%), food service (12.50%), and management occupations (9.92%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Augusta is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

In terms of college education, the citizens of Augusta rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.80% of adults 25 and older in Augusta have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Augusta in 2022 was $27,241, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,964 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Augusta include Irish, German, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Augusta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

People

The neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 92.6% of Michigan neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Canadian and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 6.1% have Dutch ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Augusta are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 67.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 51.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 19.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.5%), and 12.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.3% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Augusta, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (39.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.0%), and residents who report English roots (16.9%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (6.8%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (6.1%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (70.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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