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North Augusta, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of North Augusta had a population of 22,170 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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North Augusta, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,170
Daytime Population: Workers 11,306
Daytime Population: Residents 11,856
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,162
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 21,956
Population in Familes 17,703
Population in Group Qrtrs 214
Population Density2 1,091
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $53,817
Average Household Income $69,657
Per Capita Income $29,301


Total Housing Units 10,096 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,277 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,036 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 782 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $164,165
Average Home Value $199,363


Total Households 9,314
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 6,032
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% 0.55%
Households 0.52% 0.53%
Families 0.59% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

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, 2017 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 Density # 109 73rd
Diversity Index # 230 42nd
Median Household Income # 57 86th
Per Capita Income # 50 88th

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