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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    C+
Evans is a suburb of Augusta with a population of 34,379. Evans is in Columbia County and is one of the best places to live in Georgia. Living in Evans offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Evans and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Evans are highly rated.
About Evans...
Population
34,379

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$252,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,448
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Evans Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Evans

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$103,122
National
$55,322
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Evans Reviews

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Evans is so ideal! I don’t think we could afford such a lovely home anywhere else. We live in a safe, quiet neighborhood with friendly neighbors and easy access to parks and splash pads, the library, and an amphitheater. We are 15 minutes from the lake, which is big and beautiful! You are within 20 minutes of hundreds of restaurants and stores and the Augusta mall, which is surprisingly nice. Evans is SAFE! We are also two or three hours from Atlanta, Hilton Head, Charleston, Savannah, Blue Ridge (mountains), not far from Myrtle Beach, and six hours from Orlando. Atlanta is a huge airport so flights are more affordable. Downsides: (like anywhere in the south) heat, humidity, big bugs, hurricane season (we mostly just get rain, but I hear the power has gone out for weeks in the past). So there’s that. As a young mom trying to entertain young children. I give it a B+. I think I could stay here forever if it had a decent fall and wasn’t 100 degrees until November.
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It's an upper class community with alot of undercover heroine use! Stay away from Greenbrier area and make sure you monitor your high school children. Don't feed the stray cats outside because the neighbors don't approve and will call the police on you. I suggest living in Martinez instead.
Evans is a great place to live and raise a family. It is a military friendly community, with Fort Gordon nearby, and has a lot of job opportunities available in the technology field. Along with job opportunities Evans is located next to Augusta, which is home to the Master’s Golf Tournament. There are a number of schools from K-12 and even a couple of universities and community colleges.