Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Midsize City
  • Population
    194,440
  • Population Density
    634 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    307 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    48 3.1
Augusta is a midsize city in Georgia with 194,440 residents. It has very low home values, average rent costs, and high unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have average education levels and average income levels.

Ratings and Reviews
3.1 from 48 reviews
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    • Parent
    • 4
    Public Services at McDade: there is 2 fire stations near me, both approximately 3 miles away. the local police patrol the area good but can always be more visible.
    • Parent
    • 4
    Weather at McDade: the weather here is very enjoyable. hot summers with the occasional thunder storm. winters get cold but not for very long and snow is basically rarely seen.
    • Parent
    • 3
    Employment at McDade: the employment for this area is good, the employer I work for is constantly looking for people to hire. Technical skill work is very much in demand, just not many who are qualified looking .
    • Parent
    • 3
    Food & Drink at McDade: since I do not drink alcohol, I can not rate bars. there are several decent restaurants around.
    • Parent
    • 3
    Local Businesses at McDade: Lowes is the major home improvement chain nearby and they are very friendly. there are 3 Mexican restaurants that are good food for a good price, the best BBQ around is found at Sconyers BBQ none better than that. There are several fast food chains near us as well.

Neighborhoods

Niche Grade Name Population
2.66 Belair 11,715
2.33 Jamestown 11,493
2.00 Wheeless Road 9,336
2.33 Richmond Hill 8,683
1.66 Meadowbrook 7,254
3.00 West Augusta 7,110
3.00 National Hills 6,437
3.00 Lake Aumond 6,352
2.00 Pepperidge 6,102
2.00 Richmond Factory 6,041
3.00 Montclair 5,964
2.00 Barton Chapel 5,793
2.00 Old Savannah 5,016
2.33 Highland Park 4,815
2.33 Summerville 4,599
3.00 Westside 3,863
2.33 Goshen 3,861
2.66 Forest Hills 3,577
2.00 McBean 3,432
1.33 South Turpin Hill 3,265
2.00 Industrial 3,186
1.33 East Augusta 2,979
2.66 North Leg 2,965
1.66 Laney Walker 2,600
2.00 West End 2,255
2.00 Harrisburg 2,150
2.33 Cross Creek 2,108
1.66 Albion Acres 2,033
2.33 Academy Bake Avenue 1,867
1.66 Turpin Hill 1,789
1.66 Uptown 1,726
2.00 Central Business District 1,573
2.33 Pendelton King 1,525
1.33 Bethlehem 1,496
2.33 Old Town 1,425
2.00 Gracewood 1,159
2.00 Pinetucky 1,097
2.00 McDade 955
2.33 Sand Hills 923
1.66 May Park 817
1.00 Goodale Landing 364

Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
2.66 Hephzibah Township 19,567
2.33 Gracewood Township 37,344
2.66 Hephzibah 3,997
2.33 Augusta Township 135,400
2.33 Greens Cut Township 6,069
2.33 Keysville Township 2,430
2.66 Beech Island Township 8,699
3.00 Blythe 675
2.66 Fort Gordon Township 6,789
3.33 North Augusta 20,892
4.00 Martinez 36,062
4.00 Grovetown 10,765
3.00 North Augusta Township 52,915
3.66 Grovetown-Harlem Township 24,079
4.00 Evans Township 86,844
2.33 Wrens Township 5,132
3.33 Southeast Edgefield Township 9,612
2.66 Dearing Township 5,605

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
2.00 30906 61,256
3.33 30907 51,027
2.33 30815 39,078
3.33 30909 37,754
3.00 30813 29,659
2.33 30904 26,450
1.66 30901 17,309
2.66 30905 6,789
2.00 30805 1,913
1.66 30812 437
30912 241

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
3.00 Columbia County Schools 31
2.66 Edgefield County School District 9
2.66 Aiken County Public Schools 40
2.00 Mcduffie County Schools 7
2.00 Richmond County Schools 62
1.66 Burke County Schools 5
1.33 Jefferson County Schools 6

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.00 Davidson Magnet School Public, Magnet 6-12 Middle, High
3.66 A.R. Johnson Health Science & Engineering Magnet School Public, Magnet 7-12 Middle, High
3.00 Walker Traditional Elementary School Public K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Westside High School Public PK, 9-12 Pre-K, High
2.33 Laney High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Freedom Park Elementary School Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.33 Warren Road Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.33 Pine Hill Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.33 McBean Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.33 Lake Forest Hills Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Hephzibah Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Academy of Richmond County High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Sue Reynolds Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Garrett Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Tutt Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.00 Willis Foreman Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Goshen Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 National Hills Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Cross Creek High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Rollins Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Deer Chase Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Hephzibah Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.00 Southside Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Monte Sano Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
2.00 Diamond Lakes Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.66 Augusta Preparatory Day School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Westminster Schools of Augusta Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.66 Alleluia Community School Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Evans Christian Academy Private, Religious 6-12 High
Victory Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
2.33 Augusta Christian Schools Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Lord's House of Praise Christian School Private, Religious K-11 Elementary, Middle
Episcopal Day School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Mary on the Hill School Private, Religious K-8 Elementary, Middle
Hillcrest Baptist School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Midland Valley Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
Fairview Presbyterian Early Childhood Center Private, Religious PK, K Pre-K, Elementary
Our Lady of Peace School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Heritage Academy Private, Religious K-8 Elementary, Middle
Montessori School of Augusta Private PK Pre-K, Elementary
Immaculate Conception Catholic School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Grace Child Development Center Private, Religious PK, K Pre-K, Elementary
New Hope Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Columbia County Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary
The First Academy Private, Religious K-11 Elementary, Middle
Charles Henry Terrell Academy Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Bright Beyond Measure Christian Educational Center Private, Religious, Montessori K-2 Elementary
Waynesboro Mennonite School Private, Religious 1-12 Elementary, High
New Life Christian Academy Private, Religious K-8 Elementary, Middle
A World of Hope Child Care Learning Center Private, Religious PK, K-4 Pre-K, Elementary

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
2.66 University of South Carolina - Aiken
1.66 Georgia Regents University
1.66 Paine College
Augusta Technical College
Aiken Technical College
University of Phoenix - Augusta
Virginia College - Augusta
Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology - North Augusta
Augusta School of Massage
Lacy Cosmetology School - Aiken
Aiken School of Cosmetology
Michael's School of Beauty
Regina's College of Beauty - Augusta

Around Augusta

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Augusta, GA United States
African American 53.71% 12.21%
White 37.77% 64.16%
Hispanic 4.08% 16.05%
Multiracial 2.11% 1.85%
Asian 1.73% 4.67%
Other 0.27% 0.21%
Native American 0.23% 0.66%
Pacific Islander 0.06% 0.15%

Age

Augusta, GA United States
9 years and under 14% 13%
10 to 17 years 11% 11%
18 to 24 years 13% 10%
25 to 34 years 15% 13%
35 to 44 years 12% 14%
45 to 54 years 14% 15%
55 to 64 years 11% 12%
65 and over 11% 13%

Education Levels

Augusta, GA United States
Less than a high school diploma 18% 15%
High school diploma or equivalent 32% 29%
Some college or associate degree 31% 29%
Bachelor's degree 13% 18%
Master's degree or higher 7% 10%

Gender

Augusta, GA United States
Male 48.3% 49.2%
Female 51.7% 50.8%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Augusta, GA United States
Rent 43.4% 33.9%
Own 56.6% 66.1%

Income

Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High Avg. Low
58°
33°
62°
36°
70°
42°
77°
48°
85°
57°
91°
66°
93°
70°
92°
69°
87°
63°
78°
51°
69°
41°
60°
34°
Precipitation
3.9"
3.9"
4.2"
2.8"
2.6"
4.7"
4.3"
4.3"
3.2"
3.3"
2.8"
3.4"
Snowfall
0.4"
0.4"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0"
0.1"

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    Avg. High Avg. Low

  • 58°
    33°
  • 62°
    36°
  • 70°
    42°
  • 77°
    48°
  • 85°
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    Precipitation

  • 3.9"
  • 3.9"
  • 4.2"
  • 2.8"
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  • 4.7"
  • 4.3"
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    Avg. Temps

  • 58°
    33°
  • 62°
    36°
  • 70°
    42°
  • 77°
    48°
  • 85°
    57°
  • 91°
    66°
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    Precipitation

  • 3.9"
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  • 4.2"
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