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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$99,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$684
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$43,542
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%
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Augusta Reviews

3 reviews
Living in Augusta is what you make it. If you want a vibrant night life "swipe left". For a small town, Augusta is well equipped. We have a doctors office staffed by UW-Health, a pharmacy, grocery store, and several decent places to eat. For families we have a bowling alley, multiple campgrounds, and multiple fishing holes. All around Augusta is a great place to spend a weekend or raise a family.
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For bigger and better jobs, Eau Claire is the place to go. More opportunities there than in small town August
Many mom-and-pop shops and bars to go to. Also local restaurants.