Augusta, Georgia Population 2023

203,953

Augusta is a city located in Columbia County and Richmond County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Richmond County. With a 2023 population of 203,953, it is the 3rd largest city in Georgia and the 126th largest city in the United States.Augusta is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually and its population has increased by 0.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 202,081 in 2020. Spanning over 306 miles, Augusta has a population density of 675 people per square mile.

The average household income in Augusta is $57,952 with a poverty rate of 27.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Augusta is 34.2 years, 32 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Augusta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Augusta was:

  • Black or African American: 57.47%
  • White: 35.3%
  • Two or more races: 3.29%
  • Asian: 1.99%
  • Other race: 1.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.18%
The current population of Augusta, Georgia is 203,953 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 202,081.

Augusta, Georgia Population 2023

Population by Race

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Augusta Population by Race

Augusta Population Pyramid 2023

Augusta Median Age

34.2

Total

32

Male

36.5

Female

Augusta Adults

There are 152,291 adults, (27,425 of whom are seniors) in Augusta.

Augusta Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Augusta Sex Ratio

Female101,93851.61%
Male95,59748.39%

Augusta Population by Age

Augusta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.52

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

51.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Augusta Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Augusta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Augusta Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 90.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.94%.

Augusta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$30,559

Average Earnings

$33,351

Average Male

$26,828

Average Female

Augusta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Augusta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Augusta Language

93.31% of Augusta residents speak only English, while 6.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.53% of the population.

Augusta Language

Augusta Poverty by Race

rate

27.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.71%

Male Poverty Rate

25.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Augusta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Augusta is Other, with 40.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Augusta is Islander, with 3.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.51%.

Augusta Poverty

Augusta Poverty Rate by Education

Augusta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Augusta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Augusta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.1%

Male Marriage Rate

31.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Augusta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Augusta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Augusta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Augusta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

17,710

Number of Veterans

14,249

Male Veterans

3,461

Female Veterans

Augusta Veterans by War

Augusta Veterans by Age

count

Augusta Veterans by Race

Augusta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Augusta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Augusta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Augusta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Augusta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.78%

Born in Augusta

94.32%

Native Born

3.43%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

1.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.32% of Augusta residents were born in the United States, with 60.78% having been born in Georgia. 1.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Augusta Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Augusta Population by Year