North Augusta 76 Exceptional
North Augusta Livability #40 ranked city in South Carolina#6,159 ranked city in the USARanks better than 78% of areas

Livability Awards

A- North Augusta Amenities Some amenities close to this location
B+ North Augusta Cost of Living Cost of living is 8% lower than South Carolina
North Augusta
8713% less expensive than the US average
South Carolina
955% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
North Augusta cost of living
C North Augusta Crime Total crime is 2% lower than South Carolina
Total crime
3,19036% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3236% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
8%Year over year crime is up
North Augusta crime
D North Augusta Employment Household income is 7% higher than South Carolina
Median household income
$50,0989% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$28,1945% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%30% higher than the US average
North Augusta employment
F North Augusta Housing Home value is 8% higher than South Carolina
Median home value
$155,50016% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$73622% lower than the US average
Home ownership
64%equal to the US average
North Augusta real estate or North Augusta rentals
B- North Augusta Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than South Carolina
High school grad. rates
86%4% higher than the US average
School test scores
55%15% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:111% higher than the US average
North Augusta K-12 schools
A+ North Augusta User Ratings There are a total of 21 ratings in North Augusta
Overall user rating
84% 21 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
86% 20 total surveys
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      Living in North Augusta, SC

      Located in the state of South Carolina, North Augusta is a mid-sized city with a population of 22,310 residents. According to the most recent Census, 76% of North Augusta residents are White, 20% Black and 1% Asian. 70% of the people in North Augusta (over the age of 15) are married and 71% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

      If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very daunting task. However, it could also be a good experience if you are willing to get to know the city before actually living in North Augusta, South Carolina. With useful information like amenities, cost of living, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in North Augusta and in the areas around North Augusta is a much easier task.

      North Augusta has a livability score of 70 out of 100 and is ranked #84 in South Carolina and #10,240 in the USA. If we dig a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that North Augusta has higher than average grades for the following: amenities (A-), cost of living (B-) and weather (B-). The bad news for North Augusta, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: employment (D) and housing (F).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in North Augusta, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      North Augusta real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in North Augusta. The median home price for North Augusta homes is $155,500, which is 8.3% higher than the South Carolina average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in North Augusta, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.1, which is 0% lower than the South Carolina average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in North Augusta will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In North Augusta, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 9.7%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 3.4%.

      North Augusta transportation information

      StatisticNorth AugustaSouth CarolinaNational
      Average one way commute23min24min26min
      Workers who drive to work85.1%82.8%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.8%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.1%0.6%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.2%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.3%2.2%2.8%
      Working from home1.7%3.6%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The North Augusta, SC data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).