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Augusta GA Demographics

Community Census and Statistics  

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Columbia County Ga

Richmond County Ga



Columbia County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2014: 139,257 (84% urban, 16% rural); it was 89,288 in 2000

County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 28,017

County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,458

County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 25,544

Renter-occupied apartments: 9,423 (it was 5,576 in 2000)

% of renters here: 18%

State: 34%

Land area: 290 sq. mi.

Water area: 17.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 480 people per square mile

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Columbia County: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

 

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.1%), Educational, health and social services (12.6%).

 
Type of workers:

Private wage or salary: 77%

Government: 1%

Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%

Unpaid family work: 0%

 

Races in Columbia County, Georgia:

White Non-Hispanic Alone (73.8%)

Black Non-Hispanic Alone (14.6%)

Hispanic or Latino (5.0%)

Asian alone (3.8%)

Two or more races (2.3%)

 
Median resident age:  36.0 years

Georgia median age:  35.0 years

 Males: 67,721 (48.6%)

Females: 71,536 (51.4%)

 Average household size:

Columbia County: 2.0 people

Georgia: 3 people

 Estimated median household income in 2015: $75,440 ($55,682 in 1999)

This county: $75,440

Georgia: $51,244

 Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $955 (lower quartile is $686, upper quartile is $1,242)

This county: $955

State: $720

  Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $185,500 (it was $110,200 in 2000)

Columbia: $185,500

Georgia: $159,300

 Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $130,900 - $278,500

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,377

Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $478

Institutionalized population: 558

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Murders: 1

Rapes: 15

Robberies: 28

Assaults: 45

Burglaries: 270

Thefts: 1613

Auto thefts: 122
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Richmond County, Georgia (GA)

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: $32,911 (it was $30,545 in 2000)

Augusta: $32,911

GA: $47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,756 (it was $18,115 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,193 (it was $70,800 in 2000)

Augusta: $91,193

GA: $141,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $117,132; Detached houses: $122,120; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,823; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $100,254; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $357,545; Mobile homes: $53,903

Most common industries in 2013 (%)

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%)

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%


Black alone: 69,833 - 50.6%

White alone: 60,889 - 44.1%

Hispanic: 3,010 - 2.2%

Asian alone: 1,905 - 1.4%

Two or more races: 1,768 - 1.3%

American Indian alone: 297 - 0.2%

Other race alone: 208 - 0.2%

Native Hawaiian and Other: 90 - 0.07%

Pacific Islander alone

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