Augusta is a city located in Columbia County and Richmond County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Richmond County. With a 2020 population of 199,614, it is the 2nd largest city in Georgia (after Atlanta) and the 123rd largest city in the United States . Augusta is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 1.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 195,844 in 2010. Augusta reached it's highest population of 199,614 in 2021. Spanning over 306 miles, Augusta has a population density of 660 people per square mile.
The average household income in Augusta is $57,952 with a poverty rate of 23.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $888 per month, and the median house value is $108,000. The median age in Augusta is 33.9 years, 32 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.