Augusta-Richmond County is located in eastern Georgia. The city-county consolidated government was formed in 1996 by the the City of Augusta and Richmond County. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.augustaga.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 201,368 and the 2010 census population was 200,549. The land area is 324.33 square miles and there are 618.4 persons per square mile.
39.8% of the population is White, 55.2% is Black or African American, 4.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.8% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.5% is two or more races. 83.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $100,900, there are 72,281 households, an average of 2.66 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,526, the median household income is $37,749, and 25.1% of the persons in Augusta-Richmond County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 14,147. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,505,076, and sales per capita were $12,695. The percentage of black-owned firms is 38.1%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 36.1%.
Richmond County, Georgia is located in eastern Georgia and is considered part of the Augusta-Richmond County Metropolitan area. According to the U.S. Census bureau it has 324 square miles of land area. The 2009 Population estimate is 199,768. The county seat is Augusta.
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