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Population in 2012: 197,872 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 

Males: 95,740  (48.4%)
Females: 102,132  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  33.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.3 years

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

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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

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 2011: 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%)

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: Irish (7.6%), German (7.4%), United States (7.2%), English (5.4%), Subsaharan African (2.6%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 302.1 square miles.

Population density: 655 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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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: 9.3%
  • 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%

6,957 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 1.0% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This city:  3.6%
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: 65,206 (80.1%)

Augusta-Richmond County household income distribution Augusta-Richmond County home values distribution

Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.1%
Georgia:

9.1%

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

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Tornado activity:

Augusta-Richmond County-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 51% 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 significantly above Georgia state average. It is 80% 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 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from Augusta-Richmond County center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.2 miles away from Augusta-Richmond County center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richmond County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Augusta-Richmond County topographic map

Hospitals/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)

Local government website: www.augustaga.gov

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

  • Augusta Technical College (about 2 miles; Augusta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,398)
  • Augusta State University (about 4 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,766)
  • Medical College of Georgia (about 4 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 19 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Lander University (about 54 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,603)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 54 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,675)
  • East Georgia College (about 61 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,157)

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
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb  NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.5. This is about average.
City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00523. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00523
U.S.:

0.06353
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 3.48. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.48
U.S.:

11.08


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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Augusta-Richmond County, GA

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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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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

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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%
Here45.7%
USA50.2%

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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 225$644,331$34,3640$0
Other Government Administration 6$22,195$44,3900$0
Judicial and Legal 248$662,250$32,0440$0
Police Protection - Officers 682$1,948,735$34,2890$0
Police - Other 71$202,553$34,234139$54,082
Firefighters 325$1,179,596$43,5540$0
Fire - Other 20$44,605$26,7630$0
Correction 255$692,199$32,5740$0
Streets and Highways 262$634,253$29,0500$0
Airports 89$253,037$34,1170$0
Welfare 44$109,668$29,9090$0
Health 28$72,156$30,9240$0
Solid Waste Management 26$71,145$32,8360$0
Sewerage 59$189,782$38,6000$0
Parks and Recreation 131$357,886$32,783104$69,802
Housing and Community Development(Local) 24$77,285$38,6430$0
Natural Resources 0$0 11$4,971
Water Supply 157$376,779$28,7980$0
Transit 84$207,178$29,5970$0
Local Libraries 57$186,495$39,26252$20,280
Other and Unallocable 118$319,651$32,5070$0
Totals for Government 2,911$8,251,779$34,016306$149,135

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $32,017,000 ($161.81)
    Sewerage: $21,344,000 ($107.87)
    Air Transportation: $11,256,000 ($56.89)
    Regular Highways: $8,086,000 ($40.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,590,000 ($28.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,046,000 ($10.34)
    General Public Buildings: $1,310,000 ($6.62)
    Health - Other: $938,000 ($4.74)
    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 ($153.31)
    Water Utilities: $24,698,000 ($124.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,122,000 ($96.64)
    Correctional Institutions: $17,923,000 ($90.58)
    Health - Other: $16,858,000 ($85.20)
    Sewerage: $16,466,000 ($83.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,205,000 ($81.90)
    Air Transportation: $14,023,000 ($70.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,225,000 ($66.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,521,000 ($58.22)
    General - Other: $9,614,000 ($48.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,564,000 ($48.33)
    Central Staff Services: $9,426,000 ($47.64)
    Regular Highways: $9,187,000 ($46.43)
    Financial Administration: $5,999,000 ($30.32)
    General Public Buildings: $3,190,000 ($16.12)
    Libraries: $2,151,000 ($10.87)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,853,000 ($9.36)
    Public Welfare - Other: $513,000 ($2.59)
    Natural Resources - Other: $272,000 ($1.37)
    Parking Facilities: $222,000 ($1.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $42,390,000 ($214.23)
    Corporate Bonds: $21,050,000 ($106.38)
    Benefit Payments: $3,658,000 ($18.49)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,545,000 ($7.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,054,000 ($10.38)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $956,000 ($4.83)
    Police Protection: $312,000 ($1.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $270,000 ($1.36)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Police Protection: $436,000 ($2.20)
    Public Welfare: $164,000 ($0.83)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,302,000 ($11.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,184,000 ($11.04)
    Sewerage: $1,535,000 ($7.76)
    Police Protection: $1,130,000 ($5.71)
    Central Staff Services: $825,000 ($4.17)
    General - Other: $811,000 ($4.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $531,000 ($2.68)
    Air Transportation: $365,000 ($1.84)
    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 ($0.43)
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000 ($0.40)
    Correctional Institutions: $47,000 ($0.24)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $88,791,000 ($448.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $24,144,000 ($122.02)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $24,826,000 ($125.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,344,000 ($107.87)
    All Other: $15,774,000 ($79.72)
    Air Transportation: $13,680,000 ($69.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $975,000 ($4.93)
    Parking Facilities: $294,000 ($1.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $31,000 ($0.16)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $5,416,000 ($27.37)
    From Parent Local Government: $1,374,000 ($6.94)
    Local Employee Contribution: $363,000 ($1.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,633,000 ($43.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,998,000 ($20.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $36,080,000 ($182.34)
    All Other: $29,145,000 ($147.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $31,030,000 ($156.82)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,501,000 ($42.96)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,068,000 ($30.67)
    Special Assessments: $1,289,000 ($6.51)
    Sale of Property: $1,219,000 ($6.16)
    Rents: $376,000 ($1.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $37,240,000 ($188.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $10,659,000 ($53.87)
    All Other: $3,085,000 ($15.59)
    Highways: $148,000 ($0.75)
  • Tax - Property: $49,629,000 ($250.81)
    Public Utilities Sales: $16,992,000 ($85.87)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,019,000 ($65.80)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $3,258,000 ($16.47)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $3,090,000 ($15.62)
    Other License: $1,403,000 ($7.09)
    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 ($2766.33)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $492,615,000 ($2489.56)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $116,458,000 ($588.55)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $108,958,000 ($550.65)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,605,000 ($321.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,840,000 ($44.68)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $7,500,000 ($37.90)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $82,279,000 ($415.82)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $2,516,000 ($12.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $328,824,000 ($1661.80)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $116,131,000 ($586.90)

9.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.51%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.61% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,658 average AGI)
Richmond County:

0.61%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Columbia County, GA  1.53% ($31,685 average AGI)
from Aiken County, SC  0.64% ($29,020)
from Burke County, GA  0.32% ($21,664)


10.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,288 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.03%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.47% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,426 average AGI)
Richmond County:

0.47%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Columbia County, GA  2.32% ($42,199 average AGI)
to Aiken County, SC  0.70% ($30,446)
to Burke County, GA  0.24% ($25,994)

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.)


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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