Aiken, SC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Aiken, South Carolina Info Snack

Population
30,671
Unemployment
5.1%
Poverty
12.6%
Median Home
$188,600
Median Income
$56,199
Median Rent
$951

Aiken SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Aiken, SC Cost Of Living

96
Aiken's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Aiken South Carolina National Average
Overall 96 94 100
Services 102 102 100
Groceries 100 102 100
Health 91 95 100
Housing 94 80 100
Transportation 87 90 100
Utilities 87 107 100

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
2019 30,671 0.7%
2018 30,464 0.6%
2017 30,277 -0.4%
2016 30,403 0.7%
2015 30,183 0.7%
2014 29,980 0.5%
2013 29,825 1.1%
2012 29,494 1.3%
2011 29,107 1.0%
2010 28,807 -

Race / Ethnicity in Aiken

White
64.8% (19,860)
African American
30.5% (9,344)
American Indian
0.3% (81)
Asian
1.5% (455)
Hawaiian
0.2% (69)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.2% (382)
Hispanic
1.6% (480)
Race Aiken SC USA
White 64.8% 63.7% 60.7%
African American 30.5% 26.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.5% 1.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.6% 5.7% 18.0%

Gender in Aiken

Female
55.0% (16,872)
Male
45.0% (13,799)
Gender Aiken SC USA
Female 55.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 45.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Aiken for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (613)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (1,840)
High School / GED
24.0% (7,361)
Some College
19.0% (5,827)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (2,146)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (7,361)
Master's Degree
13.0% (3,987)
Professional Degree
3.0% (920)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (613)
Education Aiken SC USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Aiken, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
6.0% (183,461)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (140,028)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.4% (287,414)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.4% (287,651)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (464,467)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (516,681)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.8% (363,124)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.9% (455,686)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.5% (198,650)
$200,000 or more
5.5% (169,932)
Income Aiken SC USA
Less than $10,000 6.0% 7.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 5.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.4% 10.4% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.4% 10.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 13.8% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.8% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.9% 12.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.5% 4.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.5% 4.6% 7.7%

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