Aiken SnackAbility

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

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Aiken, South Carolina Info Snack

Founded in 1835, the city of Aiken was named after William Aiken, the president of the South Carolina Railroad. The town is the county seat of Aiken County, South Carolina, United States, which was formed in 1871 from parts of Orangeburg, Lexington, Edgefield, and Barnwell counties. With Augusta, Georgia, it is one of the two largest cities of the Central Savannah River Area. It is part of the Augusta-Richmond County Metropolitan Statistical Area. Aiken is home to the University of South Carolina Aiken. The population was 30,296 at the 2013 census. Aiken was recognized with the All-America City Award in 1997 by the National Civic League.
Population
30,277
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
15.9%
Median Home
$175,200
Median Income
$53,433
Median Rent
$874

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Map Of Aiken, SC

Population over time in Aiken

Year Population % Change
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
67.1% (20,306)
African American
26.8% (8,121)
American Indian
0.0% (15)
Asian
2.0% (613)
Hawaiian
0.2% (66)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.6% (479)
Hispanic
2.2% (677)
Race Aiken SC USA
White 67.1% 63.8% 61.5%
African American 26.8% 27.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 2.0% 1.5% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.2% 5.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Aiken, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
8.8% (266,437)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (136,246)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (336,074)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.3% (251,299)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (442,044)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (541,958)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.7% (323,963)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.0% (454,155)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (151,385)
$200,000 or more
4.2% (127,163)
Income Aiken SC USA
Less than $10,000 8.8% 8.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 11.5% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.3% 11.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 14.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 18.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.7% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.0% 11.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 3.9% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.2% 3.6% 6.3%

Gender in Aiken

Female
52.8% (16,000)
Male
47.2% (14,276)
Gender Aiken SC USA
Female 52.8% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 47.2% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Aiken for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.9% (875)
9-12th Grade
6.5% (1,967)
High School / GED
22.5% (6,812)
Some College
18.0% (5,457)
Associate's Degree
5.8% (1,752)
Bachelor's Degree
25.2% (7,630)
Master's Degree
13.9% (4,193)
Professional Degree
2.6% (783)
Doctorate Degree
2.7% (803)
Education Aiken SC USA
< 9th Grade 2.9% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.5% 9.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 22.5% 29.4% 27.3%
Some College 18.0% 20.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 5.8% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 25.2% 17.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 13.9% 7.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.6% 1.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.7% 1.1% 1.4%

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