Augusta demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)65116791
Median age33.536.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%54%55%
Speak English94%86%79%
Speak Spanish3%8%13%
Augusta, GA has a population of 196,784 and is the 123rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 651 per sq mi which is 290% higher than the Georgia average and 619% higher than the national average. The median age in Augusta is 34 which is approximately 7% lower than the Georgia average of 36. In Augusta, 43% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 60% of Augusta residents were born in Georgia, 33% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Augusta is 290% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Augusta is 7% lower than Georgia.
  • In Augusta 37.91% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Augusta 56.37% of the population is African American.
  • In Augusta 1.72% of the population is Asian.

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Augusta population breakdown by race

African American56.37%31.17%12.63%
American Indian0.33%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.24%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.32%2.20%3.06%
Other race1.11%2.79%4.75%
In Augusta, 4.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Augusta, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).