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Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area


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2022 population: 624,083   ( 59,210 from 2010)
Land area: 3480.7 square miles
Population density: 179.3 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:329,094 52.73% 2.9%
Black:224,30435.94% 13.8%
Indian:2,1060.34% 23.8%
Asian:14,0982.26% 37.6%
2+ races:15,4332.47% 49.5%
Hispanic:39,0486.26% 57.4%
Total non-White:294,98947.27% 20.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:16,179 13.2
Deaths:15,98513.1
Net Migration: 11,8169.7
Net Immigration: 9350.8
Change in White population:9,224 1.6
Change in Non-White pop.:49,986 8.8




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
564,873
319,87056.63%
197,13534.90%
1,7010.30%
10,2481.81%
10,3241.83%
24,8104.39%
245,00343.37%

2000
508,032
303,52459.75%
176,97134.83%
1,4840.29%
7,3561.45%
6,0091.18%
12,0672.38%
204,50840.25%

1990
443,205
285,98764.53%
144,90632.70%
1,0360.23%
5,5881.26%
n/a
5,6881.28%
157,21835.47%

1980
389,511
252,50764.83%
127,06532.62%
5980.15%
3,1480.81%
n/a
5,6991.46%
137,00435.17%

1970
330,905
223,95167.68%
102,55030.99%
2720.08%
9490.29%
n/a
2,5820.78%
106,954 32.32%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
70,128 13.8
43,7738.6
12,1822.4
3,3640.7
16,346 3.2
40,495 8.0
1990's
NumberRate
74,483 16.8
41,5409.4
10,0642.3
2,5220.6
17,537 4.0
47,290 10.7
1980's
NumberRate
72,909 18.7
34,687 8.9
19,828 5.1
n/a
33,480 8.6
20,214 5.2
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
19,906 6.0
n/a
28,556 8.6
30,050 9.1

Age, Family & Household Data for Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
38.2
140,302 22.5%
483,781 77.5%
101,870 16.3%
221,531
2.69
145,508 65.7%
99,471 68.4%
19,645 13.5%
76,023 34.3%

2010
NumberPercent
36.7
139,648 24.7%
425,225 75.3%
70,690 12.5%
215,526
2.54
148,443 68.9%
100,175 67.5%
21,287 14.3%
67,083 31.1%

2000
NumberPercent
34.7
138,083 27.2%
369,949 72.8%
56,349 11.1%
188,047
2.61
135,239 71.9%
96,759 71.5%
18,613 13.8%
52,808 28.1%

1990
NumberPercent
31.3
125,181 28.2%
318,024 71.8%
44,646 10.1%
158,905
2.70
118,228 74.4%
89,805 76.0%
14,155 12.0%
40,677 25.6%

1980
NumberPercent
28.0
118,403 30.4%
271,108 69.6%
33,923 8.7%
129,528
2.89
100,637 77.7%
79,810 79.3%
10,608 10.5%
28,891 22.3%

2022 Housing Data for Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units264,985 
Median Value$179,205 
Occupied221,53183.6%
Vacant43,45416.4%
Owned149,90267.7%
Rented71,62932.3%
Median Rent$1,036 
Single-Family Units189,51471.5%
    Detached177,51667.0%
    Attached11,9984.5%
Buldings with 5+ Units26,47410.0%
Mobile Homes33,75412.7%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00013,2756.0%
$10,000 to $14,99910,8354.9%
$15,000 to $19,9999,6094.3%
$20,000 to $24,99910,1534.6%
$25,000 to $29,99910,9925.0%
$30,000 to $34,9999,5104.3%
$35,000 to $39,9998,5063.8%
$40,000 to $44,9998,1333.7%
$45,000 to $49,9998,5133.8%
$50,000 to $59,99916,3397.4%
$60,000 to $74,99921,5959.7%
$75,000 to $99,99928,37912.8%
$100,000 to $124,99920,6579.3%
$125,000 to $149,99913,0695.9%
$150,000 to $199,99915,9327.2%
$200,000 or more16,0347.2%
Median Household Income64,496 
Per Capita Income33,327 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.84 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI12,8945.8%
Public Assistance4,7882.2%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps32,35614.6%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed238,06365.6%
Unemployed16,9094.7%
In Armed Forces8,9602.5%
Total Labor Force263,93272.7%
Not in Labor Force99,03627.3%
Real Unemployment Rate 31.9%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector95,49785,69452.7%
Non-Profit4,8578,46036.5%
Self-Employed12,0408,17759.6%
Local Government8,10310,51143.5%
State Government6,03910,79835.9%
Federal Government9,1348,47051.9%
Total Private + Self107,53793,87153.4%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.28,13338,23942.4%
Total135,670132,11050.7%
Pct. Govt.19.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts34,23212.8%
Sales and Office Occupations55,52720.7%
Professional, Technical63,52323.7%
Service Occupations49,02218.3%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1,1290.4%
All others66,04124.6%
White Collar 57.1%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance38,615346.0%
Manufacturing31,569282.9%
Retail trade29,106260.8%
Educational services23,081206.8%
Accommodation and food services21,895196.2%
Professional, scientific, technical18,103162.2%
Construction18,043161.7%
Public administration16,151144.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.15,227136.4%
Other services12,639113.3%
Transportation and warehousing12,085108.3%
Finance and insurance7,28765.3%
Utilities5,84052.3%
Wholesale trade4,13637.1%
Information3,96035.5%
Arts, entertainment, recreation3,88034.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing3,71333.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2,24720.1%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction6435.8%
Management1251.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican16,1702.64%
Puerto Rican8,7151.42%
Cuban1,4180.23%
Dominican1,3660.22%
Total Central American3,9410.64%
Costa Rican4870.08%
Guatemalan8430.14%
Honduran9130.15%
Nicaraguan1320.02%
Panamanian8210.13%
Salvadoran7450.12%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American1,7130.28%
Argentinean2130.03%
Bolivian60.00%
Chilean1000.02%
Colombian9250.15%
Ecuadorian2150.04%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian510.01%
Uruguayan420.01%
Venezuelan1400.02%
Other South American210.00%
Other Hispanic3,2100.52%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian3,0230.49%
Korean2,3500.38%
Filipino2,1780.36%
Vietnamese1,6810.27%
Chinese1,4870.24%
Japanese5600.09%
Bangladeshi920.02%
Cambodian710.01%
Laotian620.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English534,38492.7%
Spanish23,8094.1%
Other Indo-European3,9500.7%
German, other Germanic2,5750.4%
Korean1,9220.3%
French, Haitian, Cajun1,6000.3%
Other Asian1,5790.3%
Vietnamese1,3770.2%
Chinese1,1480.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American68,29311.1%
English48,2817.9%
German45,0947.4%
Irish40,8426.7%
Italian13,1152.1%
European10,9721.8%
Scottish8,8161.4%
French7,9721.3%
Scotch-Irish6,7231.1%
African6,7181.1%
Polish5,5740.9%
Dutch3,7460.6%
Welsh2,9840.5%
British2,8970.5%
Norwegian2,8270.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen601,05798.1%
Not a citizen11,8411.9%
Native585,99995.6%
Foreign-born26,8994.4%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
13,013 3.1%31,978 7.7%125,206 30.1%128,983 31.0%70,465 17.0%45,972 11.1%
  Average years of education: 13.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 13,013 3.1%
9-12 Years 31,978 7.7%
H.S. Grad or GED 125,206 30.1%
Some College 128,983 31.0%
Bach. Degree 70,465 17.0%
Grad Degree 45,972 11.1%
Average years of education: 13.4

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 423,294 402,102 21,192 5.0%
1991 428,796 404,804 23,992 5.6%
1992 434,906 403,282 31,624 7.3%
1993 438,296 406,386 31,910 7.3%
1994 434,786 406,848 27,938 6.4%
1995 434,000 404,536 29,464 6.8%
1996 432,724 402,506 30,218 7.0%
1997 438,106 409,682 28,424 6.5%
1998 439,936 414,922 25,014 5.7%
1999 444,646 421,654 22,992 5.2%
2000 471,558 452,936 18,622 3.9%
2001 470,606 448,356 22,250 4.7%
2002 482,688 456,328 26,360 5.5%
2003 495,572 468,416 27,156 5.5%
2004 508,970 479,272 29,698 5.8%
2005 513,948 480,210 33,738 6.6%
2006 518,848 485,962 32,886 6.3%
2007 523,776 493,004 30,772 5.9%
2008 527,682 491,854 35,828 6.8%
2009 530,380 479,512 50,868 9.6%
2010 513,654 463,100 50,554 9.8%
2011 518,120 467,814 50,306 9.7%
2012 517,698 470,696 47,002 9.1%
2013 515,004 472,312 42,692 8.3%
2014 511,274 474,004 37,270 7.3%
2015 513,580 480,724 32,856 6.4%
2016 523,648 493,786 29,862 5.7%
2017 535,768 509,314 26,454 4.9%
2018 536,148 513,610 22,538 4.2%
2019 537,182 517,528 19,654 3.7%
2020 534,142 503,214 30,928 5.8%
2021 530,238 509,308 20,930 3.9%
2022 525,614 507,172 18,442 3.5%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com