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North Augusta, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of North Augusta is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Aiken County at latitude 33.52 and longitude -81.9546. Aiken County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.

The formal official name is the City of North Augusta, but most people and references simply refer to it as North Augusta, South Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for North Augusta indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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North Augusta, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 21,538
Population in Households 21,324
Population in Familes 17,173
Population in Group Qrtrs 214
Population Density1 1,075
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 9,146
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 5,932
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,946 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,040 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,106 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 800 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $158,896
Average Home Value $188,079


Median Household Income $46,610
Average Household Income $63,721
Per Capita Income $26,944
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.21% 0.35%
Households 0.37% 0.38%
Families 0.51% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 21 95th
Population Density1 # 108 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 229 42nd
Median Household Income # 75 81st
Per Capita Income # 43 89th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.