Augusta, Ontario Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Augusta. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 313.77 km2. The town has a population density of 23.50 people per km2.

We highlight the Augusta town's various population characteristics. From gender, age distribution, ethnicity, household and dwelling, and income to spoken languages, occupation, and religion.

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Population Characteristics

According to the latest census, Augusta has a population of around 7,386 people. The town's population is in increased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has increased by 0.45%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
7,3537,386 +0.45%

Population By Genders

The male population of Augusta is around 3,735 while the female population is around 3,655.

Of the 7,386 total population in Augusta, the largest gender is male with around 3,735 women within the population.

3,7353,655 +2.14%

Population by Age Characteristics

Augusta has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 55 to 59 years old, accounting for 8.90% of the total population. The town median age is 49.20.

55 to 59 years345 9.20%305 8.30% 11.59%655 8.90%
60 to 64 years310 8.30%330 9.00% 6.06%640 8.70%
65 to 69 years275 7.40%310 8.50% 11.29%585 7.90%
50 to 54 years260 7.00%280 7.70% 7.14%535 7.20%
70 to 74 years275 7.40%255 7.00% 7.27%530 7.20%
45 to 49 years265 7.10%235 6.40% 11.32%500 6.80%
15 to 19 years200 5.40%210 5.70% 4.76%415 5.60%
30 to 34 years215 5.80%170 4.70% 20.93%385 5.20%
35 to 39 years190 5.10%185 5.10% 2.63%375 5.10%
40 to 44 years170 4.60%200 5.50% 15.00%375 5.10%
10 to 14 years185 5.00%190 5.20% 2.63%370 5.00%
5 to 9 years195 5.20%155 4.20% 20.51%355 4.80%
75 to 79 years180 4.80%180 4.90% 0.00%355 4.80%
20 to 24 years180 4.80%155 4.20% 13.89%330 4.50%
25 to 29 years165 4.40%160 4.40% 3.03%325 4.40%
0 to 4 years155 4.10%165 4.50% 6.06%320 4.30%
80 to 84 years100 2.70%95 2.60% 5.00%200 2.70%
85 years and over55 1.50%70 1.90% 21.43%125 1.70%
85 to 89 years45 1.20%55 1.50% 18.18%95 1.30%
Median age of the population49 48.80%50 50.00% 4.00%49 49.20%
Average age of the population45 45.30%46 46.00% 2.17%46 45.60%

Broader Age Groups

If the town's population is divided into broader age groups, most of the population falls into the 15 to 64 years age group. The group accounts for 61.40% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 24.30% and 14.20%, respectively.

If we look at the population data from the broader age groups, we can see that most people in Augusta are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

65 years and over23.80%24.90%24.30%
0 to 14 years14.50%14.00%14.20%

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Population of Augusta by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Augusta is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Augusta is inclusive and accepts various ethnic groups with open arms. Furthermore, the province appreciates the unique contributions that each ethnicity brings.

The top 5 ethnicities and origins in the province are English, which accounts for 27.17% of the total population, followed by Irish (26.63%), Scottish (25.34%), Canadian (24.39%), and French (10.37%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include German, Dutch, British Isles, Caucasian (White), and Welsh.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
British Isles6.16%5.21%5.69%
Caucasian (White)3.75%4.11%3.86%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 2,795 of Augusta's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 22.45% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 9.60% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 7.30%, 6.80%, and 4.05%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons1,32522.45%
1 person5659.60%
3 persons4307.30%
4 persons4006.80%
5 or more persons2404.05%

Income in Augusta

Analyzing income distribution in Augusta can help us better understand its socioeconomic dynamics.

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Augusta is $44,400.

A region's per capita data sheds light on the average income earned per person living in it. Since per capita income is calculated by dividing the region's total income by its population, it quantifies the population's economic situation on an individual basis.

Such data offers insights into the town's economic performance, spread of income across individuals, quality of life, as well as disparities within its borders.

Most of Augusta population or around 4,340 people falls in the $30,000 to $49,999 group. The next largest groups are the $10,000 to $29,999, and $50,000 to $79,999 with around 4,100 and 4,065 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Augusta's median household income is $96,000, according to 2020 data.

The data provides important insights into the town's economic landscape as well as the living standards of its population.

Analyzing such data enables researchers, policymakers, and businesses to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the town's income distribution, disparities, and trends.

Education Levels in Augusta

This data sheds light on the distribution of Augusta residents across educational milestones.

Such information is crucial in shaping the province’s policies on education, workforce development strategies, and initiatives that aim to improve access to quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities.

56.10% or most of the Augusta population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 32.60% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 14.55% has a Bachelor's degree or higher, and 11.30% has No certificate, diploma or degree.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree2,5653,0305,59556.10%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate1,8951,4103,30532.60%
Bachelor's degree or higher5808651,44514.55%
No certificate, diploma or degree6705601,23511.30%

Employment in Augusta

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Augusta. It encompasses a wide range of sectors, industries, as well as job categories.

The data shows that the unemployment rate in Newfoundland and Labrador is at 4.74% which is pretty low.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate55.49%
Unemployment rate4.74%

Working as an Employee

The table shows the data on the total number of individuals in the town who work as an employee. The majority of Augusta's population (around 74.70%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 320 men and 200 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 520.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

The Augusta industry employment sector census data offers insights into the region's economic landscape. The distribution of employment in Augusta is categorized and quantified, which reveals the region's economic composition.

Augusta has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (15%) works in the manufacturing sector. The Health care and social assistance sector comes second at 14%, followed by Retail trade at 11%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Health care and social assistance5548014%
Retail trade22520011%
Public administration175907%
Transportation and warehousing150756%
Educational services501555%
Professional, scientific and technical services100905%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services115755%
Accommodation and food services451004%
Other services (except public administration)65653%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting85503%
Wholesale trade65403%
Finance and insurance35502%
Real estate and rental and leasing35252%
Arts, entertainment and recreation20251%
Information and cultural industries30151%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1500%
Management of companies and enterprises000%

Places of Work

The data offers insights into the commuting patterns as well as workplace distribution in the town. It provides a snapshot of workplaces, showing their geographic distribution and the flow of workers across different areas.

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Usual place of work1,2801,2402,52071.60%
Worked at home27027554515.50%
No fixed workplace address3509544512.60%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


The data sheds light on how Augusta residents travel to school or work. It highlights the frequency of different modes of transportation like walking, cycling, carpooling, and public transit.

The data is pivotal in the making of transportation policies as well as the development of transit systems. Ultimately commuting data contributes to improving the quality of life of Augusta residents and sustainable urban planning.

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Augusta spend traveling to their workplaces. It also sheds light on the efficiency of the town's public transit systems, and road networks, as well as the accessibility of the town.

Only using 25% sample data.
15 to 29 minutes45.40%
Less than 15 minutes29.50%
30 to 44 minutes12.80%
60 minutes and over7.90%
45 to 59 minutes4.20%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Augustashed light on its societal dynamics. It captures the diverse types of marital statuses of the population.

Long-term commitments, such as common-law partnerships, civil unions, and marriages, reflect the town's social fabric. We can gain insights into Augusta's changing preferences and norms by examining the trends in marital status.

Married or living common-law
Married or living common-law

Language Spoken

The data below highlights town's linguistic diversity, showing elegances of solo language as well as bilingual harmonies. Other than language, it also shows the cultural landscape in Canada.

English is the most spoken official language in Augusta. About 7,150 people living in the province speak English, 215 people speak French, 10 people speak English and French language, and 5 people speak Neither English nor French language.

English and French10
Neither English nor French5


Augusta is predominantly Christian. About 4,550 of its population is Christian (2,190 males and 2,190 females).

The second largest religion in the province is Muslim with 0.3% of the population adhering to the religion. There are also Buddhist and Jewish, both represent 0.1% and 0.1% of the population, while Hindu represent 0.0% of the population.