Living in Evans

Overview

Evans is a thriving community that makes up the heart of Columbia County. The Augusta suburb has it all from fantastic schools to new upscale communities to traditional southern neighborhoods. Given that Evans was named after a Confederate General, Clement A. Evans, the community will likely never lose its southern charm. Evans always ranks high in quality of life indicators – great schools, low crime rates, low commute times, and ample choices for recreation.

Evans is located in eastern Columbia County, bordered to the northeast by the Savannah River, which forms the South Carolina state line. To the southeast is the town of Martinez. Downtown Augusta is 11 miles (18 km) to the southeast.

The original community of Evans is centered on North Belair Road (Georgia State Route 383) southwest of Washington Road (GA 104). The community extends west from this point to Gibbs Road and Crawford Creek and south as far as Columbia Road (GA 232), but most of the settled area is north of Washington Road and Evans to Locks Road, extending west as far as Little Kiokee Creek and east to Stevens Creek Dam on the Savannah River.

LIVING IN EVANS

Evans is a medium-sized town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 32,597 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Evans is the 30th largest community in Georgia.

Evans real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Evans house values don’t compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Evans is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.37% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Evans is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Evans who work in management occupations (16.05%), sales jobs (13.86%), and office and administrative support (12.14%).

There are many members of the armed forces living in Evans. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services – even if they are not always in uniform.

Because of many things, Evans is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Evans really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Evans perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Evans is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.78% of adults in Evans have at least a bachelor’s degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor’s degree or higher.

The per capita income in Evans in 2010 was $34,593, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,372 for a family of four.

Evans is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Evans home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Evans residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Evans include German, Irish, Italian, and African.

The most common language spoken in Evans is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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What are Absorption Rates and Why should you know them?

The absorption rate is the rate at which available homes are sold in a specific real estate market during a given time period. It is calculated by dividing the average number of sales per month by the total number of available homes.

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