Augusta-Richmond County

Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia

530 Greene St
Augusta, GA 30911
Phone: (706) 821-2400
Fax: (706) 821-2819
www.augustaga.gov

On central east coast of GA; original county; organized Feb 5, 1777 (prior to statehood) from Saint Paul Parish. Name Origin: For Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond (1672-1723)

Area (sq mi):: 328.45 (land 324.04; water 4.41) Population per square mile: 604.20
Population 2005: 195,769 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.00%; 1990-2000 5.30% Population 2000: 199,775 (White 44.40%; Black or African American 49.80%; Hispanic or Latino 2.80%; Asian 1.50%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 32.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,088; median household $33,086; Population below poverty level: 19.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,105-$24,320
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Augusta County seat (191,326)

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