Augusta is a village in Kalamazoo County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 885 at the 2010 census. The village is mostly within Ross Township, though a small portion extends south into Charleston Township. Augusta is situated on M-96, about five miles (8 km) northeast of Galesburg, and about seven miles (11 km) west of downtown Battle Creek. Kalamazoo is an additional ten miles (16 km) west of Galesburg. Fort Custer Recreation Area is immediately south of the village on the east side of the Kalamazoo River. Augusta was established in 1832.According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.02 square miles (2.64 km2), of which 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 885 people, 362 households, and 223 families living in the village. The population density was 876.2 inhabitants per square mile (338.3/km2). There were 394 housing units at an average density of 390.1 per square mile (150.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.0% White, 1.5% African American, 1.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population. There were 362 households, of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.2% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.4% were non-families.
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