St. Augusta is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 3,574 people and just one neighborhood, St. Augusta is the 208th largest community in Minnesota. Much of the housing stock in St. Augusta was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local St. Augusta economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in St. Augusta, where the median household income is $98,967.00.
St. Augusta is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, St. Augusta is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Augusta who work in management occupations (14.61%), office and administrative support (12.46%), and sales jobs (7.76%).
Also of interest is that St. Augusta has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, St. Augusta is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, St. Augusta really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is St. Augusta perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The overall education level of St. Augusta citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.05% of adults in St. Augusta have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in St. Augusta in 2018 was $44,718, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $178,872 for a family of four.
The people who call St. Augusta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Augusta residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in St. Augusta include German, Polish, Norwegian, Irish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in St. Augusta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
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.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more German and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 48.1% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 7.0% have Swedish ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in St. 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 63.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 22.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 71.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 38.9% 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 26.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.4%), and 15.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.0% of households. Some people also speak Langs. of India (2.2%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in St. Augusta, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (48.1%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (10.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.2%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (7.9%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (7.0%), among others.
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 (54.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.8%) 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 (7.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.