North Augusta, SC

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Living in North Augusta

North Augusta is a medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 23,584 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, North Augusta is the 20th largest community in South Carolina.

North Augusta real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although North Augusta house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, North Augusta is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Augusta is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Augusta who work in office and administrative support (14.69%), sales jobs (11.33%), and management occupations (10.54%).

Also of interest is that North Augusta has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The population of North Augusta is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.62% of adults in North Augusta have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in North Augusta in 2010 was $30,876, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,504 for a family of four. However, North Augusta contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

North Augusta is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call North Augusta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Augusta residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in North Augusta include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in North Augusta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.