Aiken County

Aiken, SC: What you need to know

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Aiken, a town of nearly 70,000, is located in the heart of "Thoroughbred Country" in South Carolina. A "winter colony" during its late-1800s heyday, the Aiken of today is rich with mansions-turned-museums and home to a University of South Carolina campus.

Aiken, SC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 30,183
Median Age 47
Median Household Income $55,502
Median Home Price $175,200
Walkscore 22

Things To Do in Aiken, SC

  • Ian Curcio

    A World of Flavors Found at Aiken Restaurants

    Dining is no dull business in Aiken. Cuban, Italian, Thai, you name it - residents can have it all. Of course, if it's down-home cooking you're craving, that's on the menu, too.

  • The Battle of Aiken: Reenacting History

    Given the Governor's Award for best South Carolina Event, The Battle of Aiken dramatizes the reality of one of the final battles of the Civil War.

  • Sanctuary in the City

    Hitchcock Woods, a public space with more than 2,000 acres of preserved land for horse rides and lazy walks, is the largest urban forest in the nation - but it’s just one of many outdoor sanctuaries for Aiken residents.

  • Arts and Entertainment Scene in Aiken, SC

    Aiken’s cultural climate spans an all-embracing spectrum

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Real Estate in Aiken, SC

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Aiken, SC Demographics

Median Population in Aiken, SC

Median Age 46.6%
Age 18 Over 81.4%
Age 21 Over 76.2%
Age 62 Over 28.3%
Age 65 Over 23.4%

Race in Aiken, SC

  Ethnicity White 66.5%
  Ethnicity Black 29.2%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.1%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 2.8%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 0.5%

Population By Gender in Aiken, SC

  Male 45.8%
  Female 54.2%

Language in Aiken, SC

  English Only 95.5%
  English Other 4.5%

Economics in Aiken, SC

  Median Household Income $55,502
  Median Home Price $175,200
  Homes Owned 29.2%
  Homes Rent 70.8%
  Median Property Rent $834

 
COMMUTE TIME: 21.6 MINUTES
in Aiken, SC

Commute Types in Aiken, SC

  Walked 1.9%
  Worked at Home 3.5%
  Public Transportation 0.4%
  Other Means 1.5%
  Drove Alone 84.9%
  Carpooled 7.9%

22/100
WALK SCORE
for Aiken, SC

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 63
In Aiken, SC

 
11.2% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Aiken, SC