About Augusta

Housing

The Augusta Metro Area offers a variety of housing options. Everything from a robust new housing market to established neighborhoods with unique Southern charm. The cost of real estate in the Augusta market is more than 50% less than the national average and compliments the overall lower cost of living and cost of doing business in Augusta.

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Augusta’s Housing Information

Housing Augusta-Richmond County, GA United States
Median Home Age 36 40
Median Home Cost $116,214 $231,200
Home Appreciation 10 years 23.7% 28.2%
Homes Owned 43.8% 56.0%
Housing Vacant 17.5% 12.2%
Homes Rented 38.7% 31.8%
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS BY VALUE
   
Less Than $20,000 3.7% 3.5%
$20,000 to $39,999 5.2% 3.1%
$40,000 to $59,999 8.6% 3.9%
$60,000 to $79,999 14.0% 5.4%
$80,000 to $99,999 18.4% 6.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 23.5% 14.7%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.5% 14.6%
$200,000 to $299,999 7.5% 18.7%
$300,000 to $399,999 2.6% 11.0%
$400,000 to $499,999 1.0% 6.2%
$500,000 to $749,999 1.3% 7.0%
$750,000 to $999,999 0.3% 2.7%
$1,000,000 or more 0.2% 2.7%
HOUSING UNITS BY YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
   
2014 and newer 4.2% 3.5%
2010 to 2013 1.6% 2.7%
2000 to 2009 11.1% 13.5%
1990 to 1999 15.1% 13.8%
1980 to 1989 16.9% 13.4%
1970 to 1979 16.4% 15.2%
1960 to 1969 12.8% 10.5%
1950 to 1959 9.2% 10.2%
1940 to 1949 4.6% 4.8%
1939 or Earlier 8.2% 12.5%
 

Source: Sperling’s Places Rated, February 2020;
U.S. Census Bureau, 2018 Est.
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