Augusta, GA Population

Population: 195,182. Estimated population in July 2020: 190,782 (-2.3% change)
Males: 94,141 (48.2%), Females: 101,041 (51.8%)

Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $32,972
Median house value: $76,800

Races in Augusta-Richmond County:

  • Black (50.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (43.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (9.1%), English (5.8%), Irish (5.7%), German (5.7%), Scottish (1.4%), Italian (1.4%).

Land area: 302.1 square miles

Map of Augusta, GA

Population

For population 25 years and over in Augusta-Richmond County

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Augusta-Richmond County (balance)

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

3.4% Foreign born (1.2% Asia, 1.0% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +8,297 (+4.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Augusta-Richmond County:

  • ST JOSEPH’S HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • GEORGIA REGIONAL HOSP AT AUGUSTA (about 4 miles; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • WALTON REHABILITATION HOSP (about 4 miles; AUGUSTA, GA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Augusta-Richmond County:

  • AUGUSTA RGNL AT BUSH FIELD (about 7 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Abbreviation: AGS)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 72 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 87 miles; ANDERSON, SC; Abbreviation: AND)

Other public-use airports nearest to Augusta-Richmond County:

  • DANIEL FIELD (about 2 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Abbreviation: DNL)
  • TWIN LAKES (about 18 miles; GRANITEVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: S17)
  • EDGEFIELD COUNTY (about 26 miles; TRENTON, SC; Abbreviation: 6J6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Augusta-Richmond County:

  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 4 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 24 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 52 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)
  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,429)
  • GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; STATESBORO, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,724)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 80 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)

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