Aiken, SC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Aiken, South Carolina Info Snack

Population
31,428
Unemployment
4.2%
Poverty
12.5%
Median Home
$199,100
Median Income
$56,202
Median Rent
$971

Aiken SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8

Aiken, SC Cost Of Living

90
Aiken's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Aiken South Carolina National Average
Overall 90 93 100
Services 95 98 100
Groceries 93 105 100
Health 90 95 100
Housing 96 80 100
Transportation 84 94 100
Utilities 88 105 100

Aiken, SC Photos

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Rankings for Aiken in South Carolina

Map Of Aiken, SC

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Population over time in Aiken

Year Population % Change
2020 31,428 3.2%
2019 30,464 0.6%
2018 30,277 -0.4%
2017 30,403 0.7%
2016 30,183 0.7%
2015 29,980 0.5%
2014 29,825 1.1%
2013 29,494 1.3%
2012 29,107 1.0%
2011 28,807 -

Race / Ethnicity in Aiken

White
60.8% (19,112)
African American
32.9% (10,342)
American Indian
0.2% (62)
Asian
1.7% (542)
Hawaiian
0.1% (19)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.0% (637)
Hispanic
2.3% (714)
Race Aiken SC USA
White 60.8% 63.4% 60.1%
African American 32.9% 26.3% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 1.7% 1.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 2.3% 5.8% 18.2%

Gender in Aiken

Female
53.5% (16,810)
Male
46.5% (14,618)
Gender Aiken SC USA
Female 53.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Aiken for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (942)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (1,885)
High School / GED
23.0% (7,228)
Some College
19.0% (5,971)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (2,199)
Bachelor's Degree
25.0% (7,857)
Master's Degree
13.0% (4,085)
Professional Degree
2.0% (628)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (628)
Education Aiken SC USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 25.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Aiken, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
7.9% (247,458)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.2% (162,012)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.5% (234,737)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.4% (327,385)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.1% (412,111)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.9% (500,918)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (354,267)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.0% (471,876)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.8% (244,338)
$200,000 or more
6.0% (187,694)
Income Aiken SC USA
Less than $10,000 7.9% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.2% 4.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.5% 9.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.4% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.1% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.9% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 12.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.0% 13.4% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.8% 5.2% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 6.0% 5.1% 8.3%

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