Augusta demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3393891
Median age43.744.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%57%55%
Speak English91%94%79%
Speak Spanish1%1%13%
Augusta, ME has a population of 18,691 and is the 2,337th largest city in the United States. The population density is 339 per sq mi which is 803% higher than the Maine average and 274% higher than the national average. The median age in Augusta is 44 which is approximately 1% lower than the Maine average of 44. In Augusta, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 74% of Augusta residents were born in Maine, 20% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Augusta is 803% higher than Maine.
  • The median age in Augusta is 1% lower than Maine.
  • In Augusta 94.22% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Augusta 0.95% of the population is African American.
  • In Augusta 0.91% of the population is Asian.

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Augusta population breakdown by race

African American0.95%1.23%12.63%
American Indian0.85%0.60%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.02%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race2.57%2.04%3.06%
Other race0.49%0.24%4.75%
In Augusta, 1.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Augusta, ME demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).