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Average rent in Augusta, GA

$1,129/mo Augusta, GA average rental price, July 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Augusta, GA is $1,129.

    Augusta, GA apartment rent ranges

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    Getting around in Augusta, GA

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    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 7, Bike Score®: 16

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Augusta, GA last updated?

    Prices and availability in Augusta, GA were last updated on 3 Dec 2022.

    What are the best apartments in Augusta, GA?

    The best apartments in Augusta, GA are: Mason Augusta, Forest Hills Racquet Club, McHenry Square, Petersburg Plantation and Canalside.

    What is the average rent in Augusta, GA?

    The average rent in Augusta, GA is $1,129. Start your search for apartments in Augusta, GA now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Augusta, GA?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Augusta, GA is between $625 and $2,855. View all studio apartments in Augusta, GA.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Augusta, GA?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Augusta, GA is between $743 and $2,319. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Augusta, GA now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Augusta, GA?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Augusta, GA is between $750 and $2,542. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Augusta, GA.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Augusta, GA?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Augusta, GA is between $625 and $2,541. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Augusta, GA.

    What type of rental buildings are in Augusta, GA?

    In Augusta 47% of the housing is rented out compared to 53% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 6% of Augusta’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 52% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 39% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Augusta, GA?

    The average age of rental buildings in Augusta is 34 years old, with 33% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 96% are garden-style apartment communities, 4% are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Augusta, GA?

    Rental apartments in Augusta come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 2% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 32% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 57% of all rentals in Augusta. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Augusta, GA in the news

    Living in Augusta, GA

    Augusta is a consolidated city-county in Georgia, located along the banks of the Savannah River on the eastern border with South Carolina. This small city is the oldest and second largest in Georgia, famous for its southern hospitality, great healthcare and low costs of living. With temperatures varying between 47°F in the winter and 80°F in the summer, it never gets too hot or cold in Augusta. As with the entire state of Georgia, renters of Augusta enjoy low income and sales tax rates. The low living costs make the city popular for retirees, while high-ranking schools attract students every year. Augusta is also a popular golfing hub, home to the Augusta National Golf Club that hosts the Masters Tournament every year.

    Renting in Augusta, GA

    Augusta’s western and northern neighborhoods such as Montclair, West Augusta, National Hills, West Side, Summerville, Forest Hills, and Sand Hills are the most desirable to rent in. Here you will find mostly old single and multifamily homes in quiet, tight-knit communities, so rents tend to be higher. The Central Business District is a great place to rent for those who want to be within walking distance of lifestyle amenities and major employers. This neighborhood, which comprises both single-family homes and high-rise apartment buildings, mainly attracts working professionals. Meanwhile, southern neighborhoods offer more affordable rental options, but renters should be wary of rising crime rates in some areas. In Augusta, renters typically pay for utilities. Landlords may require security deposits and renter’s insurance, although there are no state requirements for that.

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    Augusta, GA demographics

    Augusta, GA has a population of 204,158 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 105,757 of Augusta’s residents are women and 98,401 are men. The median age of those who live in Augusta, GA is 34.

    Shopping in Augusta, GA

    Augusta has plenty of shopping centers, the largest one being Augusta Mall, a super-regional shopping mall with brand stores like JCPenney, Dick's Sporting Goods, Dillard's, Macy's, Barnes & Noble and others. Renters also shop at Washington Walk Shopping Center, Augusta Square, National Hills Shopping Center and a few smaller ones scattered throughout the city. Augusta renters typically shop for groceries at Walmart, Target, Sprouts Farmers Market, The Fresh Market, Kroger, Publix Super Market, Lidl and ALDI, as well as several local grocery stores. Downtown North Augusta, Aiken and some other areas have unique shopping opportunities with stores selling art pieces, distilleries, antiques and sports memorabilia. There are many discount and outlet stores with brand products for discounted prices. Flea markets in the south are popular spots where renters can find extra-cheap and second-hand goods.

    Augusta, GA households

    • 43,568 Family
      29,837 Non-family
    • 20,622 Children
      52,783 No Children
    • 73,405Total Number of Households
    • 2.2Average People Per Household
    • $36,177Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 73,405 households in Augusta, GA. 43,568 are family households and 29,837 are non-family households. There are 20,622 households with children in Augusta and 52,783 households without children. On average, about 2.2 people live in a household in Augusta, GA.

    Transportation in Augusta, GA

    In Augusta, renters usually get around by car, as interstates 20 and 520 as well as several highways and state routes pass through the city. Augusta Transit provides public fixed bus routes and paratransit services, but has limited coverage. The downtown area is walkable, with a developed walking and cycling infrastructure along the riverbank. However, the rest of Augusta is not very walkable or bike-friendly. Rail transport is provided by CSX Transportation, serving the city's southwest area, while Norfolk Southern Trains passes through the downtown core. Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft are also available for renters who favor convenience. Augusta Regional Airport and Daniel Field offer limited airline services, so travelers go to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, located 150 miles west.

    Augusta, GA education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Augusta, GA is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 40% completed some high school, 25% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 14% have a Bachelor Degree, and 10% have a Graduate Degree.

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