Augusta serves as one of the two primary cities of the Augusta-Aiken Metropolitan Area. Augusta is the largest city in the east central area of Georgia, and it is the second largest city in Georgia. Augusta's area occupies 306.5 square miles.
Augusta has a population density of 648 people per square mile. At the 2000 census, Augusta’s population was 192,142 people. Augusta has a racial makeup that is 44.91% white, 0.27% Native Americans, 1.52% Asian American, 50.37% African Americans, 2.79% are Hispanic, 1.02% are from other ethnic backgrounds, while 1.78% are made up of two or more racial groups.
Augusta’s median income for a household is $37,231, and the median income for a family is $45,372. Augusta’s per capita income is $19,558. In Augusta, 16.8% of the population and 13.2% of families live below the poverty line.
Augusta health insurance and Augusta life insurance depend on the medical care Augusta citizens receive. Augusta is home to the University Health Care System, the Doctors of Augusta Hospital, Trinity Hospital of Augusta, and Cardinal Health Care.
Augusta auto insurance and Augusta home insurance depend on Augusta’s crime rates. Augusta’s crime rate is 849.4.
Augusta holds headquarters for Electolux, CareSouth, T-Mobile, Automatic Data Processing, International Paper, Comcas, NutraSweet, Teleperformance, E-Z-GO, Club Car, John Deere, Procter & Gamble, and Kellogg’s.
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