Augusta employment information

IndexAugustaGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$20,553$25,427$28,555
Median household income$37,593$49,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,112$63,671$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,907$30,345$33,219
Median earnings male$27,590$33,645$36,116
Median earnings female$21,509$25,105$25,692
Unemployment rate7.3%6.7%5.8%
Poverty level25.7%18.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Augusta is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Augusta is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Augusta is 25% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Augusta is 65% higher than the national average.

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Augusta median earnings by income bracket

Augusta employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.2%1.3%
Manufacturing sector13.5%0.6%
Financial & insurance services1.7%2.1%
Wholesale & retail services14.5%13.6%
Public administration8.9%6.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%2.5%
Education, health & social services12.4%39.6%
Other28.4%26.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Evans, GA32,591$90,25969%
Martinez, GA36,190$63,42219%
Hephzibah, GA4,026$53,4560%
Grovetown, GA12,179$53,2230%
North Augusta, SC21,832$50,7715%
Augusta, GA196,551$37,59330%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Little Rock, AR196,188$46,40913%
Huntington Beach, CA195,686$82,55454%
Glendale, CA195,380$52,4512%
Mobile, AL194,942$39,24127%
Amarillo, TX194,930$47,05312%
Augusta, GA196,551$37,59330%
Source: The Augusta, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.