Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 197,350 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.1%
 
Males: 95,487  (48.4%)
Females: 101,863  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years

Zip codes: 30805, 30812, 30813, 30815, 30901, 30904, 30905, 30906, 30907, 30909, 30912.

Augusta-Richmond County Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,919 (it was $32,972 in 2000)
Augusta-Richmond County:

$36,919
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,113 (it was $17,117 in 2000)

Augusta-Richmond County income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,800 (it was $73,700 in 2000)
Augusta-Richmond County:

$105,800
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $122,332; Detached houses: $130,106; Townhouses or other attached units: $113,436; In 2-unit structures: $109,450; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $92,765; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $131,083; Mobile homes: $52,855

Median gross rent in 2012: $769.

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Augusta-Richmond County races chart
  • Black alone - 107,385 (54.3%)
  • White alone - 72,551 (36.7%)
  • Hispanic - 8,979 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 4,013 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 3,419 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 727 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 622 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 95 (0.05%)

Races in Augusta-Richmond County detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Augusta-Richmond County: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (7.7%), German (6.2%), Irish (6.2%), English (5.2%), Subsaharan African (2.6%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 302.1 square miles.

Population density: 653 people per square mile   (low).

Augusta-Richmond County,GA real estate house value index trend

Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Augusta-Richmond County:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Augusta-Richmond County :

  • Never married: 39.5%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

6,715 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This city:  3.4%
Georgia:  9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,304 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $778 (0.9%)

Augusta-Richmond County satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (139.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (592.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Augusta, GA (1.4 miles ), Gracewood, GA (2.1 miles ), North Augusta, SC (2.5 miles ), Martinez, GA (2.7 miles ), Fort Gordon, GA (2.8 miles ), Beech Island, SC (2.8 miles ), Belvedere, SC (2.9 miles ), Clearwater, SC (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 457 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 1998: 653 buildings, average cost: $53,400
  • 1999: 606 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2000: 464 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2001: 518 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2002: 537 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2003: 649 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2004: 811 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2005: 586 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2006: 776 buildings, average cost: $139,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.43 N, Longitude: 82.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +41,309 (+20.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 65,207 (80.1%)

Augusta-Richmond County household income distribution Augusta-Richmond County home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +8,297 (+4.4%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (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 (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Augusta-Richmond County-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Augusta-Richmond County city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 tornado 26.0 miles away from the city center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Augusta-Richmond County-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 40.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 114.8 miles away from Augusta-Richmond County 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 113.4 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 219.5 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 197.4 miles away from Augusta-Richmond County 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 140.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Augusta-Richmond County topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Augusta-Richmond County:

  • ARA SOUTH AUGUSTA CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • NEPHROLOGY CENTER OF SOUTH AUGUSTA (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • AMARA HEALTH CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • RAI DEANS BRIDGE (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • BLAIR HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE - AUGUSTA (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • RAI DIALYSIS SERVICES SOUTH AUGUSTA (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; AUGUSTA, GA)

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

  • Augusta Technical College (about 2 miles; Augusta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 4 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 13 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 18 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 53 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)
  • Lander University (about 54 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 54 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 4,831)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • In listing hospitals near or around Augusta, Georgia: You listed 3: Walton Rebab (a small treatment hospital); Georgia Regional (a state psychiatric facility) and St. Joseph's (a private, for profit hospital). You failed to list: The Medical College of Georgia Hospital (the state's Flagship medical school and teaching hospital); University Hospital (Private, for-profit); Doctor's Hospital (private, for-profit); The Veterans Administration Hospital, Downtown and Midtown divisions(2 full-size hospitals in different parts of the city); and Eisenhower AMC (a full-size hospital at Fort Gordon, still within Richmond County).
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 0.0 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 0.0 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 0.0 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 0.0 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 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00377
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.3%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.5% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.9%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
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

People in group quarters in Augusta-Richmond County in 2010:

  • 5,139 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 1,137 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,099 people in state prisons
  • 894 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 640 people in college/university student housing
  • 411 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 315 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 242 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 186 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 167 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 117 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 68 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 68 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-Richmond County in 2000:

  • 4,404 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 1,459 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,232 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,219 people in state prisons
  • 744 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 554 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 498 people in nursing homes
  • 244 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 166 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
  • 58 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Augusta-Richmond County compared to Georgia state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Augusta-Richmond County travel time to work - commute Augusta-Richmond County mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.70%
Here: 45.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents40.0%12.6%12.3%4.3%4.2%
Congregations26.5%2.9%12.9%3.5%2.4%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.5%2.7%2.6%2.4%15.4%
Congregations2.4%4.7%2.4%1.2%41.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 228$745,952$39,2619$1,760
Other Government Administration 18$82,984$55,32311$13,368
Judicial and Legal 246$783,351$38,21252$97,062
Police Protection - Officers 480$1,622,584$40,5650$0
Police - Other 42$99,768$28,50574$57,895
Firefighters 298$978,560$39,4050$0
Fire - Other 28$116,734$50,0290$0
Correction 321$912,369$34,1071$785
Streets and Highways 74$255,483$41,4300$0
Airports 67$253,836$45,4630$0
Health 25$48,587$23,3220$0
Solid Waste Management 39$117,585$36,1801$2,600
Sewerage 159$331,287$25,0030$0
Parks and Recreation 136$371,563$32,785110$141,514
Housing and Community Development(Local) 30$118,612$47,4457$21,285
Natural Resources 0$0 3$192
Water Supply 128$528,327$49,5315$10,826
Transit 49$127,741$31,2840$0
Local Libraries 47$140,302$35,82231$51,340
Other and Unallocable 78$204,601$31,47738$55,282
Totals for Government 2,493$7,840,226$37,739342$453,909

Augusta-Richmond County government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $32,017,000 ($162.23)
    Sewerage: $21,344,000 ($108.15)
    Air Transportation: $11,256,000 ($57.04)
    Regular Highways: $8,086,000 ($40.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,590,000 ($28.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,046,000 ($10.37)
    General Public Buildings: $1,310,000 ($6.64)
    Health - Other: $938,000 ($4.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $293,000 ($1.48)
    Correctional Institutions: $74,000 ($0.37)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($0.14)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($0.07)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $30,336,000 ($153.72)
    Water Utilities: $24,698,000 ($125.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,122,000 ($96.89)
    Correctional Institutions: $17,923,000 ($90.82)
    Health - Other: $16,858,000 ($85.42)
    Sewerage: $16,466,000 ($83.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,205,000 ($82.11)
    Air Transportation: $14,023,000 ($71.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,225,000 ($67.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,521,000 ($58.38)
    General - Other: $9,614,000 ($48.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,564,000 ($48.46)
    Central Staff Services: $9,426,000 ($47.76)
    Regular Highways: $9,187,000 ($46.55)
    Financial Administration: $5,999,000 ($30.40)
    General Public Buildings: $3,190,000 ($16.16)
    Libraries: $2,151,000 ($10.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,853,000 ($9.39)
    Public Welfare - Other: $513,000 ($2.60)
    Natural Resources - Other: $272,000 ($1.38)
    Parking Facilities: $222,000 ($1.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $42,390,000 ($214.80)
    Corporate Bonds: $21,050,000 ($106.66)
    Benefit Payments: $3,658,000 ($18.54)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,545,000 ($7.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,054,000 ($10.41)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $956,000 ($4.84)
    Police Protection: $312,000 ($1.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $270,000 ($1.37)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Police Protection: $436,000 ($2.21)
    Public Welfare: $164,000 ($0.83)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,302,000 ($11.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,184,000 ($11.07)
    Sewerage: $1,535,000 ($7.78)
    Police Protection: $1,130,000 ($5.73)
    Central Staff Services: $825,000 ($4.18)
    General - Other: $811,000 ($4.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $531,000 ($2.69)
    Air Transportation: $365,000 ($1.85)
    Regular Highways: $283,000 ($1.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $154,000 ($0.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $152,000 ($0.77)
    Financial Administration: $139,000 ($0.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000 ($0.44)
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000 ($0.41)
    Correctional Institutions: $47,000 ($0.24)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $88,791,000 ($449.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $24,144,000 ($122.34)

Augusta-Richmond County government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $24,826,000 ($125.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,344,000 ($108.15)
    All Other: $15,774,000 ($79.93)
    Air Transportation: $13,680,000 ($69.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $975,000 ($4.94)
    Parking Facilities: $294,000 ($1.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $31,000 ($0.16)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $5,416,000 ($27.44)
    From Parent Local Government: $1,374,000 ($6.96)
    Local Employee Contribution: $363,000 ($1.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,633,000 ($43.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,998,000 ($20.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $36,080,000 ($182.82)
    All Other: $29,145,000 ($147.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $31,030,000 ($157.23)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,501,000 ($43.08)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,068,000 ($30.75)
    Special Assessments: $1,289,000 ($6.53)
    Sale of Property: $1,219,000 ($6.18)
    Rents: $376,000 ($1.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $37,240,000 ($188.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $10,659,000 ($54.01)
    All Other: $3,085,000 ($15.63)
    Highways: $148,000 ($0.75)
  • Tax - Property: $49,629,000 ($251.48)
    Public Utilities Sales: $16,992,000 ($86.10)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,019,000 ($65.97)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $3,258,000 ($16.51)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $3,090,000 ($15.66)
    Other License: $1,403,000 ($7.11)
    NEC: $474,000 ($2.40)

Augusta-Richmond County government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $547,380,000 ($2773.65)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $492,615,000 ($2496.15)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $116,458,000 ($590.11)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $108,958,000 ($552.11)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,605,000 ($322.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,840,000 ($44.79)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $7,500,000 ($38.00)

Augusta-Richmond County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $82,279,000 ($416.92)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $2,516,000 ($12.75)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $328,824,000 ($1666.20)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $116,131,000 ($588.45)

Strongest AM radio stations in Augusta-Richmond County:

  • WKIM (1230 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FREDDIE LEE HANDY)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTEL (1630 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAM (1050 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: J.J. & B. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WINZ (1340 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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-Richmond County:

  • WGOR (93.9 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: WGOR LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEKL (102.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WSLT (98.3 FM; CLEARWATER, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WKSP (96.3 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLPE (91.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WFXA-FM (103.1 FM; AUGUSTA, 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)
  • WTHB-FM (100.9 FM; WAYNESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WRMK-LP (100.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: THE GOOD NEWS CHURCH)
  • WYFA (107.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Augusta-Richmond County:

  • 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.)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WBPI-LP (Channel 49; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WATCHMAN BROADCASTING PRODUCTIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC.)
  • W58CZ (Channel 58; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBEK-CA (Channel 16; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: AVN, INC.)
  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W56EE (Channel 56; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Augusta-Richmond County fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 39 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,061$131,729413$120,5242,164$128,264168$46,8366$2,982,000416$76,01365$51,864
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED40$130,73923$91,137187$124,33139$15,3190$018$86,95815$69,682
APPLICATIONS DENIED143$101,807104$71,1871,062$106,773198$25,4280$0114$71,77742$56,705
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN183$120,71975$94,515877$118,30350$51,5140$082$116,20020$215,684
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$110,33312$106,437143$118,66710$65,7990$010$111,6004$47,480

Detailed mortgage data for all 40 tracts in Augusta Richmond County, GA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED44$145,91164$153,1294$119,5001$89,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$118,39920$163,7501$54,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$161,6129$153,2221$297,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$69,0007$145,8571$59,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$79,7504$145,5001$54,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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