Worker grinding metal at Textron

Strong and Trending Stronger

General steady population growth, with millennials expanding 16% in the last 10 years, and robust higher education options have created a labor force unparalleled in comparable markets. Whatever the project — manufacturing, cybersecurity, national and regional corporate headquarters, customer service centers, major retail investments, hospitality ventures and life sciences — Augusta can deliver the human capital to support it.

2020 Labor Force Breakdown

Level Category Population
1 Population 615,000
2 Total Working Age Population 498,088
3 Not in Labor Force (15+) 227,953
3 Labor Force 270,135
4 Employed 255,791
4 Unemployed 14,344
2 Under 15 116,912