Augusta, Maine

Population 19,088

Augusta is located in Kennebec County, ME. The population is 19,088, making Augusta the largest city in Kennebec County and the 8th largest city in the state of Maine.

There are 7 public schools in Augusta with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Augusta is moderate , and there are 57 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Augusta is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Augusta property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Augusta include Chelsea, Hallowell and Manchester.

Augusta Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 11.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 62.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 26.1%

Crime Rate

26.66% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 48
  • Violent Crimes: 263
  • Robbery: 64
  • Burglary: 317
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

42.63% Higher than national avg.
  • 57 offenders in Augusta
  • 29.86 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

437 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 7
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 424

Unemployment

Moderate 6.1%
  • Maine unemployment average: 5.6%
  • National unemployment average: 6.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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7 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 7 K-12 public schools in Augusta, ME and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Augusta's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

57 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Augusta, ME

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$167,400 compared to February 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    13.1%
  • Rented
    41.8%
  • Owned
    45.1%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

9 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Augusta, ME issued 9 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Augusta, ME issued 12 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $642
  • 1 Bedroom: $650
  • 2 Bedrooms: $799
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,042
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,101

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Environmental Hazards

437 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1146/1155)
    Augusta, ME has 99.22% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Augusta, ME is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.81 Average
    Augusta, ME is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 20.82°
  • February 24.8°
  • March 33.98°
  • April 46.07°
  • May 55.93°
  • June 63.89°
  • July 70.8°
  • August 68.66°
  • September 60.75°
  • October 49.62°
  • November 38.52°
  • December 28.12°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Augusta, ME

Earthquakes
Augusta, ME has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Augusta, ME has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Augusta, ME has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Augusta, ME has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Augusta, ME: $40,555

Unemployment

Unemployment in Augusta is 6.1%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 5.6% and 6.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 39.90%
White Collar - 60.10%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Paul LePage
  • Sen. Susan M. Collins
  • Sen. Angus S. King Jr.

City Representatives

  • Chellie Pingree
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