If you’re looking for new homes in Augusta GA, you will settle in a relatively large city of 193,949 people who live in 36 different neighborhoods. Next to Atlanta, Augusta is the second-largest metropolitan area in Georgia. As expected for such a large area, there are a mix of blue and white collar workers here in everything from sales, office and administrative support to healthcare, armed forces, and upper level management. The public transportation system is good and commute times are 15-30 minutes, no matter where you live. About 18.91 percent of the people living here have a college degree (which is comparable to the national average of 19.23 percent), and the average per capita income is about $68,468 for a family of four. Augusta is home to a sizable African American community, as well as whites of English, German and Irish descent. Augusta is a great place to live if you work in the biotech / healthcare / military fields. Also, if you love golf, you will be in the city where The Masters tournament takes place every year.