Augusta, Georgia Population 2022

203,329
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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 203,329, it is the 3rd largest city in Georgia and the 123rd largest city in the United States. Augusta is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually and its population has increased by 0.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 202,081 in 2020. Spanning over 306 miles, Augusta has a population density of 673 people per square mile.

The average household income in Augusta is $57,952 with a poverty rate of 23.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $908 per month, and the median house value is $115,300. The median age in Augusta is 33.9 years, 32 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Augusta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Augustawas:

  • Black or African American: 57.47%
  • White: 35.30%
  • 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 203,329 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 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Augusta Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Augusta Population by Race

Augusta Population Pyramid 2022

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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

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Augusta Sex Ratio

Female

101,938

51.61%

Male

95,597

48.39%

Augusta Population by Age

Augusta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Augusta Household Types

51.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Augusta Households and Families

3.52

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Augusta Households by Type

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Augusta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Augusta Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 94.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.84%.

Augusta Educational Attainment by Race

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$30,559

Average Earnings

$33,351

Average Male

$26,828

Average Female

Augusta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Augusta Language by Age

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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

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23.24%

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 Hispanic, with 30.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Augusta is Other, with NaN% 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

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Augusta Poverty Rate by Education

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Augusta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Augusta Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Augusta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.1%

Male Marriage Rate

31.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Augusta Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Augusta Marital Status

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17,710

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Augusta Veterans by War

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Augusta Veterans by Age

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Augusta Veterans by Race

Augusta Veterans by Education

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7.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Augusta Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Augusta Employment by Age

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Augusta Employment by Race

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Augusta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.18%

Born in Augusta

96.49%

Native Born

3.51%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

1.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.49% of Augusta residents were born in the United States, with 62.18% having been born in Georgia. 1.72% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Augusta Population by Year