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North Augusta, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of North Augusta had a population of 21,977 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for North Augusta is located at latitude 33.52 and longitude -81.9546 in Aiken County. The formal boundaries for the City of North Augusta (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.47 sq. miles. Aiken County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of North Augusta are located in Aiken County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Edgefield County.

The City of North Augusta (GNIS ID: 2404389) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of North Augusta is located within North Augusta Division of Aiken County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Augusta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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North Augusta, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,977
Population in Households 21,762
Population in Familes 17,554
Population in Group Qrtrs 215
Population Density1 1,081
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 9,264
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 5,995
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,057 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,131 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,133 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 793 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $161,894
Average Home Value $196,937


Median Household Income $51,375
Average Household Income $66,270
Per Capita Income $28,003
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.43%
Households 0.51% 0.45%
Families 0.59% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

North Augusta, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Augusta to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 20 95th
Population Density1 # 111 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 224 43rd
Median Household Income # 58 86th
Per Capita Income # 51 87th

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