Augusta, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 136,381.
Males: 64,189  (47.1%)
Females: 72,192  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 30904

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,429 (it was $30,545 in 2000)
Augusta:

$34,429
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,343 (it was $18,115 in 2000)

Augusta CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $99,655 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Augusta:

$99,655
GA:

$141,600
  • Races in Augusta, GA (2000)

    Augusta races chart
    • 69,83350.6%Black alone
    • 60,88944.1%White alone
    • 3,0102.2%Hispanic
    • 1,9051.4%Asian alone
    • 1,7681.3%Two or more races
    • 2970.2%American Indian alone
    • 2080.2%Other race alone
    • 900.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Augusta: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 414 feet

Land area: 94.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,443 people per square mile   (low).

Augusta, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Augusta:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Augusta CCD:

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 12.9%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 415 registered sex offenders living in Augusta, Georgia as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Augusta to the number of sex offenders is 329 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Augusta CCD:  0.8% ($564)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Augusta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (138.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (590.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (1.4 miles ), North Augusta, SC (2.2 miles ), Martinez, GA (2.5 miles ), Gracewood, GA (2.5 miles ), Belvedere, SC (2.6 miles ), Clearwater, SC (2.7 miles ), Evans, GA (2.8 miles ), Beech Island, SC (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 33.46 N, Longitude: 82.02 W

Area code: 706

Augusta household income distribution Augusta home values distribution

Augusta tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care (24%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

Work and jobs in Augusta: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Augusta, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Augusta-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the Augusta place center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 tornado 27.7 miles away from the place center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Augusta-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 39.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 115.2 miles away from Augusta center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 113.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 219.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 195.9 miles away from Augusta center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 141.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Birthplace of: Hulk Hogan - Professional wrestler, Amy Grant - (born 1960), singer, Archibald Butt - Military aide to Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft, D. James Kennedy - Presbyterian cleric, Montgomery C. Meigs - Union Army general, Vernon Forrest - Boxer, Bennie Briscoe - Boxer, Ronnie Thompson (Georgia politician) - Gospel singer, Joseph Wheeler - Confederate Army general, Goodwin Liu - Judge.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Augusta: Aquilla James Dyess, Mason Carter.

Main business address for: GEORGIA CAROLINA BANCSHARES INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), MORRIS PUBLISHING GROUP LLC (NEWSPAPERS: PUBLISHING OR PUBLISHING & PRINTING), MORRIS PUBLISHING FINANCE CO (NEWSPAPERS: PUBLISHING OR PUBLISHING & PRINTING), GEORGIA BANK FINANCIAL CORP /GA (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals in Augusta:

  • ALLIANCE HOSPICE, LLC (3685 OLD PETERSBURG ROAD, SUITE 145)
  • AUGUSTA VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, provides emergency services, 950 15TH STREET)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 3651 WHEELER ROAD)
  • EAST CENTRAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (3405 MIKE PADGETT HWY)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES ( AUGUSTA ) (1365 INTERSTATE PARKWAY)
  • MEDICAL COLLEGE OF GA HOSPITALS AND CLINICS (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1120 15TH STREET)
  • REGENCY HOSPICE (2919 PROFESSIONAL PARKWAY, SUITE A)
  • SEMPERCARE HOSPITAL OF AUGUSTA (1350 WALTON WAY, 7TH FLOOR)
  • TRINITY HOSPITAL OF AUGUSTA (Proprietary, 2260 WRIGHTSBORO RD)
  • VENCARE HOSPICE AUGUSTA (2623 WASHINGTON RD, BLDG E, SUITE 102)
  • WALTON REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (1355 INDEPENDENCE DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Augusta:

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Colleges/Universities in Augusta:

  • Georgia Regents University (Full-time enrollment: 6,862; Location: 1120 Fifteenth St; Public; Website: www.gru.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Augusta Technical College (FT enrollment: 3,494; Location: 3200 Augusta Tech Drive; Public; Website: www.augustatech.edu)
  • Paine College (FT enrollment: 828; Location: 1235 15th St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.paine.edu)
  • University of Phoenix-Augusta Campus (FT enrollment: 758; Location: 3150 Perimeter Pkwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Virginia College-Augusta (FT enrollment: 598; Location: 2807 Wylds Rd Ste B; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vc.edu/campus/augusta-georgia-college.cfm)
  • Miller-Motte Technical College-Augusta (FT enrollment: 463; Location: 621 NW Frontage Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.miller-motte.edu)
  • Empire Beauty School-Augusta (FT enrollment: 42; Location: Washington's Corner Shopping Center; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Regina's College of Beauty (FT enrollment: 20; Location: 1631 Gordon Highway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.reginascollegeofbeauty.com)
  • Augusta Area Dietetic Internship-University Hospital (FT enrollment: 12; Location: 1350 Walton Way; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.universityhealth.org)
  • Augusta State University (Location: 2500 Walton Way; Public; Offers Master's degree)
  • Michael's School of Beauty (Location: 1325 Augusta West Parkway, Suite C; Private, for-profit)
  • Georgia Health Sciences University (Location: 1120 Fifteenth St; Public; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Augusta:

  • Aiken Technical College (about 12 miles; Graniteville, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 17 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Lander University (about 52 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 52 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 4,831)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 53 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 63 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • East Georgia State College (about 63 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)

Public high schools in Augusta:

Private high schools in Augusta:

  • AQUINAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 1920 HIGHLAND AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ALLELUIA COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 195; Location: 2819 PEACH ORCHARD RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • SOUTHGATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 75; Location: 2226 PEACH ORCHARD RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • TERRELL VISITATION ACADEMY (Students: 41; Location: 2813 REGENCY BLVD STE B; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Augusta:

Private elementary/middle schools in Augusta:

  • EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 492; Location: 2248 WALTON WAY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY ON THE HILL SCHOOL (Students: 487; Location: 1220 MONTE SANO AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HILLCREST BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: 3045 DEANS BRIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HERITAGE ACADEMY (Students: 86; Location: 333 GREENE ST; Grades: KG - 6)
  • THE FIRST ACADEMY (Students: 73; Location: 3633 PEACH ORCHARD RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 68; Location: 1016 LANEY WALKER BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BRIGHT BEYOND MEASURE (Students: 48; Location: 2030 LUMPKIN RD; Grades: PK - 3)
  • AUGUSTA SDA SCHOOL (Students: 32; Location: 4299 WHEELER RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • EBENEZER ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 5; Location: 1699 OLIVE RD; Grades: 1 - 7)
See full list of schools located in Augusta, School District: RICHMOND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Augusta:

  • EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $5,502,209; Location: 902 GREENE STREET; 596,323 books; 10,116 audio materials; 35,190 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 675 print serial subscriptions; 56 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Augusta: Union Station (A), Augusta Exchange Club Fair Grounds (B), Augusta Farmers Market (C), Green Meadow Golf Course (D), Forest Hills Golf Course (E), Augusta Golf Course (F), Dodge Racetrack (G), Masters Industrial Park (H), Miracle Mile Industrial Park (I), Augusta National Golf Club (J), Flowing Wells Spring (K), Augusta Fire Department Station 11 (L), Augusta Fire Department Station 4 (M), Augusta Fire Department Station 1 (N), Augusta Fire Department Station 6 (O), Bush Field Airport Fire Department (P), Augusta Fire Department Station 13 (Q), Augusta Fire Department Station 6 (R), Augusta Fire Department Station 3 (S), Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Cross Creek Shopping Center (1), Daniel Village Shopping Center (2), Fleming Shopping Center (3), Holly Hill Shopping Center (4), Peach Orchard Plaza Shopping Center (5), Sherman Village Shopping Center (6), Southgate Shopping Center (7), Town and Country Shopping Center (8), Windsor Square Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Augusta include: GEORGIA CAROLINA BANCSHARES INC (A), MORRIS PUBLISHING GROUP LLC (B), MORRIS PUBLISHING FINANCE CO (C), GEORGIA BANK FINANCIAL CORP /GA (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Augusta include: Bartons Chapel (A), Burns Memorial Church (B), Crestview Church (C), Fleming Church (D), Gardner Grove Church (E), Grace Chapel (F), Greater Mount Canaan Church (G), Woodlawn Baptist Church (H), Druid Park Gospel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Schley Cemetery (1), Magnolia Cemetery (2), Burch Cemetery (3), Carmichael Cemetery (4), South View Cemetery (5), Cedar Grove Cemetery (6), Morgan Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Adams Lake (A), Lake Aumond (B), Carmichael Pond (C), Garden Springs Lake (D), Kerns Pond (E), Kissing Bower Lake (F), Lombard Pond (G), Lake Olmstead (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Spirit Creek (A), Dead River (B), Sadie Morris Creek (C), Rocky Creek (D), Rock Creek (E), Cranes Creek (F), Butler Creek (G), Raes Creek (H), Polar Bridge Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Augusta include: Summerville Historic District (1), Pendleton King Park (2), King Park (3), Highland Park (4), Julian Smith Park (5), Tanglewood Park (6), Reynolds Park (7), Greene Street Historic District (8), Broad Street Historic District (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Augusta Canal Interpretive Center (Museums; 1450 Greene Street Suite 400) (1), Ezekiel Harris Historic House (Museums; 1840 Broad St) (2), Fort Discovery (Museums; 1 7th Street Suite 502) (3), Augusta Museum of History (560 Reynolds Street) (4), Augusta Richmond County Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 2500 Walton Way) (5), Morris Museum Of Art (Art Museums; 1 10th St) (6), Meadow Garden (Historical Places & Services; 1320 Independence Drive) (7), Funsville (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4350 Wheeler Road) (8), Creative Games (Amusement & Theme Parks; 307 Commerce Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Augusta Budget Inn (441 Broad Street) (1), Econo Lodge (444 Broad St) (2), Comfort Inn Medical Center Area (1455 Walton Way) (3), Economy Inn (3061 Deans Bridge Road) (4), Comfort Inn Augusta (629 Frontage Road Northwest) (5), Augusta Lodge (1520 Gordon Highway) (6), Adam's Affordable Inn (1370 Gordon Highway) (7), Amerihost Inn Augusta GA (2650 Center West Parkway) (8), Ashley's (2155 Gordon Highway) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Augusta-Richmond County Consolidated Government - Public Defender's Office-Augusta Judicial Cir (401 Hale Street) (1), Augusta-Richmond County Consolidated Government - Juvenile Court (401 Walton Way Lbby) (2), Georgia State Government - Juvenile Justice Department- Department Of Juvenile Jus (2 Lafayette Center 10T) (3), U S Government - Bankruptcy Court- Judge (500 Ford Street East Basement) (4), Georgia State Government - Juvenile Justice Department- Richmond County Juvenile Court- Intake (600 Broad Street) (5), Federal Bureau Of Investigation (1 10th Street) (6), U S Government - Bankruptcy Court- Clerk (933 Broad Street Lbby) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Richmond County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 76.1. This is about average.

City:

76.1
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 2.45. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.45
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.86
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00377. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00377
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Augusta and their reported violations in the past:

AUGUSTA-RICHMOND CO WS (Population served: 204,000, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2005)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  57.8%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

21.7%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.4%
Whole state:

6.1%

People in group quarters in Augusta in 2010:

  • 1,099 people in state prisons
  • 894 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 821 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 640 people in college/university student housing
  • 315 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 202 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 186 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 167 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 127 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 117 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 56 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 29 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Augusta in 2000:

  • 1,232 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,221 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,219 people in state prisons
  • 744 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 498 people in nursing homes
  • 244 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 165 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 133 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 95 people in other group homes
  • 64 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Augusta compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Arena or stadium:
  • Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center. Capacity: 8,658.

Banks with most branches in Augusta (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 11 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Georgia Bank & Trust Company of Augusta: Georgia Bank & Trust Company Of Augu, Washington Road Branch, Medical Center Branch, Southside Branch, Eighth Street Branch. Info updated 2011/12/15: Bank assets: $1,610.4 mil, Deposits: $1,419.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Southeastern Bank Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Center West Branch, Gordon Highway Branch, Peach Orchard Branch, Augusta Medical Ctr Branch, Walton's Corner Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Washington Road Branch/Agusta, Augusta Mall Drive-In, Walton Way Branch, Broad Street Branch, Forest Hills Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • First Bank of Georgia: Daniel Village Branch, Medical Center Branch, First Bank Of Georgia. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $493.1 mil, Deposits: $411.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Georgia-Carolina Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Martinez Branch at 4065 Columbia Road, branch established on 2008/02/20; Walton's Corner Branch at 3602 Walton Way Extension, branch established on 2008/02/20. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Peach Orchard Road Branch at 2756 Peach Orchard Road, branch established on 1934/01/01; Daniel Village Branch at 3007 Pine Needle Road, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Queensborough National Bank & Trust Company: Enterprise Mill Branch at 1450 Greene Street, Suite 150, branch established on 2006/05/15; Walton Way Branch at 3617 Walton Way Extension, branch established on 2009/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $875.3 mil, Deposits: $744.4 mil, headquarters in Louisville, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Queensborough Company, The
  • Regions Bank: West Parkway Branch at 1219 Augusta West Parkway, branch established on 1994/06/24; Peach Orchard Branch at 2507 Peach Orchard Road, branch established on 1992/03/02. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Augusta, Georgia:

  • Super 8 Motel Augusta, 2137 Gordon Hwy, Augusta, GA 30906 , Phone: (706) 738-5018
  • Courtyard Augusta, 1045 Stevens Creek Rd, Augusta, GA 30907 , Phone: (706) 737-3737, Fax: (706) 738-7851
  • Days Inn Augusta Wheeler, 3654 Wheeler Rd, Augusta, GA 30909 , Phone: (706) 868-8610
  • Super 8, 201 Boy Scout Rd, Augusta, GA 30909 , Phone: (706) 733-8200, Fax: (706) 733-8258
  • Hampton Inn Augusta, 3030 Washington Rd, Augusta, GA 30907 , Phone: (706) 737-1122, Fax: (706) 738-9988
  • La Quinta Motor Inn Augusta, 3020 Washington Rd, Augusta, GA 30907 , Phone: (706) 733-2660, Fax: (706) 738-3637
  • Augusta Marriott Hotel & Suites, Two Tenth St, Augusta, GA 30901 , Phone: (706) 722-8900, Fax: (706) 724-0044
  • The Partridge Inn Hotel, 2110 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30909 , Phone: (706) 737-8888
  • 68 other hotels and motels
All 76 fire-safe hotels and motels in Augusta, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
Georgia average:

13.3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Neighborhoods in Augusta:

(Augusta, Georgia Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Augusta CCD (based on Richmond County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,922140
Black Protestant23,93840
Mainline Protestant19,12845
Catholic15,8684
Other5,15117
Orthodox3902
None85,152-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 37
Richmond County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Richmond County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 118
Richmond County:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 132
Here:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Richmond County:

32.8%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.5%
State:

14.6%

Strongest AM radio stations in Augusta:

  • WINZ (1340 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKIM (1230 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FREDDIE LEE HANDY)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTEL (1630 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAM (1050 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: J.J. & B. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPCH (1380 AM; 4 kW; NORTH AUGUSTA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHB (1550 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • WKZK (1600 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NORTH AUGUSTA, SC; Owner: GOSPEL RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Augusta:

  • WEKL (102.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGOR (93.9 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: WGOR LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBQ-FM (104.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXA-FM (103.1 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WLPE (91.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WSLT (98.3 FM; CLEARWATER, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKSP (96.3 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WKXC-FM (99.5 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WACG-FM (90.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WRMK-LP (100.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: THE GOOD NEWS CHURCH)
  • WPRW-FM (107.7 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSX-FM (92.7 FM; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: EDGEFIELD-SALUDA RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAEG (92.3 FM; EVANS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WCHZ (95.1 FM; HARLEM, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE,LLC)
  • WTHB-FM (100.9 FM; WAYNESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYFA (107.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Augusta:

  • WBEK-CA (Channel 16; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: AVN, INC.)
  • WAAU-LP (Channel 18; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: THOMAS J. PIPER)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBPI-LP (Channel 49; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WATCHMAN BROADCASTING PRODUCTIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC.)
  • W58CZ (Channel 58; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W56EE (Channel 56; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Augusta)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 439 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Augusta, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 310 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Augusta)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Augusta)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 127 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Most common first names in Augusta, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15578.1 years
William15171.4 years
James14469.2 years
John11973.2 years
Robert11370.3 years
Charles9174.2 years
George7473.6 years
Dorothy5775.6 years
Margaret4980.7 years
Ruth4879.4 years
Most common last names in Augusta, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6473.9 years
Johnson5372.9 years
Jones5276.0 years
Williams5074.3 years
Brown4271.1 years
Davis3074.1 years
Walker2872.7 years
Clark2579.9 years
Thompson2576.1 years
Anderson2472.0 years
Businesses in Augusta, GA
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Kroger4
AMF Bowling1La Quinta1
AT&T5Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Furniture3
Abercrombie Kids1LensCrafters1
Advance Auto Parts5Little Caesars Pizza3
Aeropostale1Long John Silver's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lowe's2
Ann Taylor2Macy's1
Apple Store1Marriott3
Applebee's2MasterBrand Cabinets7
Arby's3Mazda1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's9
AutoZone4Men's Wearhouse2
Avenue1Microtel2
Banana Republic1Motel 61
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity1
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance3
Bath & Body Works2New York & Co1
Baymont Inn2Nike13
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Best Western1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1Old Navy1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Olive Garden1
Budget Car Rental1Outback1
Burger King6Outback Steakhouse1
Burlington Coat Factory1Pac Sun1
Buybuy BABY1Panera Bread1
CVS6Papa John's Pizza2
Cache1Payless3
CarMax1Penske2
Casual Male XL1PetSmart1
Catherines1Pier 1 Imports1
Charlotte Russe1Pizza Hut5
Chevrolet2Plato's Closet1
Chick-Fil-A4Popeyes3
Chico's1Publix Super Markets1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Quality4
Church's Chicken5Quiznos2
Circle K29RadioShack2
Clarion1Ramada3
Cold Stone Creamery1Red Lobster2
Coldwater Creek1Red Roof Inn1
ColorTyme1Rite Aid3
Comfort Inn2Rooms To Go2
Comfort Suites1Ruby Tuesday1
Cracker Barrel1Ryan's Grill1
Dairy Queen5Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Days Inn3SAS Shoes2
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In3
Domino's Pizza1Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts1Sears2
Econo Lodge3Sephora1
Express1Sheraton1
FedEx27Shoe Carnival1
Finish Line1Skechers USA1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sleep Inn1
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
Ford1Sprint Nextel5
Forever 211Staples1
GNC2Starbucks6
GameStop3Subway10
Gap1Super 83
Goodwill2T-Mobile6
Gymboree1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block7T.J.Maxx1
Havertys Furniture1Taco Bell3
Haworth1Talbots1
Hawthorn1Target1
Hilton3The Athlete's Foot1
Hobby Lobby1The Room Place1
Holiday Inn5Tire Kingdom2
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us2
Home Depot1Travelodge1
Hot Topic1True Value1
Howard Johnson1U-Haul13
Hyundai1UPS46
IHOP2Vans2
J. Jill1Verizon Wireless3
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
JoS. A. Bank1Waffle House12
Jones New York4Walgreens3
Journeys1Walmart2
Justice1Wendy's2
KFC3Wet Seal1
Kincaid1Wingate2
Kmart1YMCA5
Knights Inn1

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  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers: (population 50,000+)"
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  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Florists (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
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