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Aiken County, South Carolina (SC)


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County population in 2012: 162,812 (63% urban, 37% rural); it was 142,552 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 29,162
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 17,794
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 42,057
Renter-occupied apartments: 17,297 (it was 13,530 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

31%

Land area: 1073 sq. mi.
Water area: 7.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 150 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Aiken County: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Aiken County, South Carolina:


Median resident age:  40.0 years
South Carolina median age:  37.0 years

Males: 77,550  (42.9%)
Females: 82,549  (57.1%)

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Aiken County,SC real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Aiken County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $43,831 ($37,889 in 1999)
This county:

$43831
South Carolina:

$42442

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $470 (lower quartile is $349, upper quartile is $631)
This county:

$470
State:

$545


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $123,000 (it was $76,800 in 2000)
Aiken County:

$123,000
South Carolina:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,300 - $187,800

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $194,301
Here:

$194,301
State:

$217,639

Townhouses or other attached units: $119,608
Here:

$119,608
State:

$164,785

In 2-unit structures: $46,489
Here:

$46,489
State:

$197,041

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,990
Here:

$120,990
State:

$210,002

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $92,786
Here:

$92,786
State:

$191,373

Mobile homes: $56,781
Here:

$56,781
State:

$45,713

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $51,671
Here:

$51,671
State:

$45,615
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,029
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $304

Institutionalized population: 1,299

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Aiken County, SC map from a distance

Health of residents in Aiken County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is significantly worse than average.
73.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
46.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
85.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
69.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is more than average.
50.0% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $651 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $386 (0.4%)


Aiken County household income distribution in 2009 Aiken County home values distribution


Aiken County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 19.6%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.7% for Black residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 19.6%
Aiken County:

19.6%
South Carolina:

17.1%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.7% for Black residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 41 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Area name: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Aiken County is $500 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $562 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $753 a month.

Cities in this county include: Aiken, North Augusta, Beech Island, Belvedere, Edisto-Shaws, Clearwater, Gloverville, Burnettown, Graniteville, New Ellenton.

Aiken County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2005 air pollution in Aiken County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.004 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.088 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.077 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 21 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 38 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 13.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 32 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.aikencounty.net

Click to draw/clear Aiken County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Aiken County: Sand Bar Ferry Landing (A), Substation Number 2 (B), Substation Number 1 (C), Savannah River Forest Station (D), Hawthorne Fire Tower (E), Cassels Fire Tower (F), Camp NeKia (G), Midland Country Club (H), North Augusta Industrial Park (I), Trinity Poultry Farm (J), Jumping Branch Farm (K), Walling Poultry Farm (L), Pine Log Community House (M), Aiken Waterworks (N), Montmorenci Fire Department (O), Hollow Creek Fire Department (P), Silver Bluff Fire Department (Q), Sage Mill Station Fire Department (R), Graniteville - Vaucluse - Warrenville Fire Department Station 3 (S), Sandy Ridge Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Aiken County include: Ridge Hill Church (A), Rock Hill Church (B), Rosa Hill Church (C), Saint Johns Church (D), Sanctified Church (E), Smyrna Church (F), Pine Forest Baptist Church (G), Summer Grove Church (H), Susan Union Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Scott Cemetery (1), Wrights Cemetery (2), Fields Cemetery (3), Aiken Memorial Cemetery (4), Plunkett Cemetery (5), Montmorenci Cemetery (6), Needham Brown Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Wasteway Pond (A), Ascauga Lake (B), Richardsons Lake (C), Riley Pond (D), Gantts Pond (E), Mathis Lake (F), White Pond (G), Lake Josephine (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Chavous Creek (A), Dry Branch (B), Fox Creek (C), Badger Branch (D), Wildcat Branch (E), Spring Branch (F), Smith Branch (G), Shirley Branch (H), Sandy Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Aiken County include: Aiken State Park (1), Redcliffe State Park (2), Aiken Wayside Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Barnwell County , Burke County, Georgia , Edgefield County , Lexington County , Orangeburg County , Saluda County , Richmond County, Georgia .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 6,691
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,252 (43% naturalized citizens)

Aiken County:

2.3%
Whole state:

2.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.4%

Aiken County marital status for males
Aiken County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Aiken County with a mortgage: 19,399 (1,729 second mortgage, 2,687 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,243

Here:

65.4% with mortgage
State:

66.8% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.36%
Here51.4%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 73,210
Total congregations: 184

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents43,494 (59.4%)7,809 (10.7%)5,777 (7.9%)2,796 (3.8%)2,461 (3.4%)
Congregations81 (44.0%)19 (10.3%)4 (2.2%)3 (1.6%)13 (7.1%)
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1,954 (2.7%)1,792 (2.4%)1,513 (2.1%)919 (1.3%)4,695 (6.4%)
Congregations4 (2.2%)6 (3.3%)10 (5.4%)2 (1.1%)42 (22.8%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Aiken County - Aiken, North Augusta, Beech Island, Belvedere, Edisto-Shaws

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 27
This county:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Aiken County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Aiken County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 75
This county:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Aiken County:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.7%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.2%
South Carolina:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Aiken County:

19.9%
State:

13.4%


Agriculture in Aiken County:

Average size of farms: 155 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $54,306
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $271.62
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.24%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $52,845
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.33%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.77%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $49,446
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.39
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.20%
Corn for grain: 2332 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1178 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 5027 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2809 harvested acres
Vegetables: 636 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 973 acres

Tornado activity:

Aiken County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 1.4 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 29 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/7/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 9 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Aiken County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 8.3 miles away from Aiken County center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.1 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Aiken County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Aiken County (%):





Aiken County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 51,240 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 8,738 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 149 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 6 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 3 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 94 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 108 (0%)
  • Walked: 915 (1%)
  • Other means: 432 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,111 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Aiken County, South Carolina in 2000:

People in group quarters in Aiken County, South Carolina in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $50,440.

6.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,224 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
South Carolina average:

8.00%


0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($404 average AGI)
Aiken County:

0.10%
South Carolina average:

0.15%

1.84% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($8,935 average AGI)
4.77% relocated from other states ($34,885 average AGI)
Aiken County:

4.77%
South Carolina average:

4.33%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Richmond County, GA  0.91% ($30,446 average AGI)
from Edgefield County, SC  0.47% ($31,866)
from Columbia County, GA  0.29% ($39,569)
from Lexington County, SC  0.27% ($31,317)
from Richland County, SC  0.16% ($31,256)
from Barnwell County, SC  0.13% ($29,672)
from Beaufort County, SC  0.08% ($58,488)


5.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
South Carolina average:

6.88%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($316 average AGI)
Aiken County:

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.11%

2.07% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($13,138 average AGI)
3.82% relocated to other states ($29,218 average AGI)
Aiken County:

3.82%
South Carolina average:

3.21%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Richmond County, GA  0.85% ($29,020 average AGI)
to Edgefield County, SC  0.41% ($35,304)
to Lexington County, SC  0.35% ($37,033)
to Columbia County, GA  0.30% ($44,258)
to Richland County, SC  0.25% ($32,137)
to Barnwell County, SC  0.13% ($28,536)
to Charleston County, SC  0.11% ($42,467)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Aiken County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Aiken County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Aiken County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 22,135 (18,339 aged, 3,796 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.67
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7810.820
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 180.590
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30220.19

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1314.410
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 997.460
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.99

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36.55
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66.59

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 2

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 61.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 39.1
  • Other - 22.5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 136.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 93.8
  • Other - 43.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 157,660

Size of family households: 20,360 2-persons, 10,270 3-persons, 7,731 4-persons, 3,524 5-persons, 1,324 6-persons, 722 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 17,306 1-person, 2,528 2-persons, 333 3-persons, 115 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

95.7% of residents of Aiken County speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,532,179,000 ($16999 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $165,300,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $396,879,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $155,304,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,027,000
Federal grants: $149,855,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,760,456,000 ($124,218,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $66,659,000 ($6,881,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $7,616,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $113,648,000
Federal Government insurance: $36,726,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 9,571
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 7,425
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +956
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,762
Here:

+32 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Aiken County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 18.95 millions of gallons per day (25% from ground, 75% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Aiken County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 72
  • 2 rooms: 229
  • 3 rooms: 1,344
  • 4 rooms: 4,068
  • 5 rooms: 9,343
  • 6 rooms: 10,726
  • 7 rooms: 7,558
  • 8 rooms: 4,712
  • 9+ rooms: 4,005
  • 1 room: 190
  • 2 rooms: 787
  • 3 rooms: 1,612
  • 4 rooms: 4,642
  • 5 rooms: 3,323
  • 6 rooms: 1,637
  • 7 rooms: 761
  • 8 rooms: 390
  • 9+ rooms: 188
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Aiken County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 107
  • 1 bedroom: 869
  • 2 bedrooms: 8,456
  • 3 bedrooms: 24,515
  • 4 bedrooms: 7,020
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,090
  • no bedroom: 237
  • 1 bedroom: 1,873
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,824
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,010
  • 4 bedrooms: 542
  • 5+ bedrooms: 44
Cars and other vehicles available in Aiken County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,874
  • 1 vehicle: 11,321
  • 2 vehicles: 18,301
  • 3 vehicles: 7,726
  • 4 vehicles: 2,069
  • 5+ vehicles: 766
  • no vehicle: 2,203
  • 1 vehicle: 6,959
  • 2 vehicles: 3,555
  • 3 vehicles: 673
  • 4 vehicles: 109
  • 5+ vehicles: 31

60% of Aiken County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in South Carolina.

Aiken County:

60.4%
State average:

56.8%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $63,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Aiken County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (44.2%)
  • Electricity (44.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Electricity (51.5%)
  • Utility gas (35.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • Wood (0.8%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,775
Here:

10.0%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 712
Here:

8.3%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 587
Here:

10.1%
South Carolina:

20.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Aiken County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Aiken County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Aiken County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Aiken County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Aiken County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Aiken County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED652$137,483687$153,1972,774$161,589141$102,1422$2,022,500250$141,624132$46,235
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$133,78655$114,455218$155,05025$57,4800$018$114,16737$69,649
APPLICATIONS DENIED124$120,960168$84,893926$150,94878$42,1791$3,719,00063$123,810151$55,960
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN45$126,22288$177,000641$155,06623$104,5651$134,00029$128,03432$78,656
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS20$142,10021$175,286202$158,99514$92,1430$014$143,07113$60,923
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 25 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED120$174,40895$177,9265$150,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED37$206,54147$232,5534$176,0002$100,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$172,93824$170,2920$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$168,78913$240,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$79,0004$147,5002$79,0000$0
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Aiken County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James84370.0 years
John74173.0 years
Mary64377.5 years
William63073.4 years
Robert46270.9 years
George35573.0 years
Willie34972.2 years
Charles31071.7 years
Annie28078.2 years
Thomas24469.4 years
Most common last names in Aiken County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams42371.3 years
Johnson38373.0 years
Smith35174.3 years
Jones24272.4 years
Brown23171.5 years
Davis17272.5 years
Jackson16471.5 years
Walker16073.2 years
Thomas13669.5 years
Hall12474.3 years
Businesses in Aiken County, SC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3McDonald's7
Aeropostale1New Balance2
Applebee's1Nike7
Arby's1Office Depot1
AutoZone2Old Navy1
Baskin-Robbins1Outback1
Bath & Body Works1Outback Steakhouse1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Papa John's Pizza3
Blockbuster1Payless2
Burger King4Penske1
CVS5PetSmart1
Chick-Fil-A2Pizza Hut5
Curves2Popeyes3
DHL1Publix Super Markets2
Days Inn1Quality1
Domino's Pizza4Quiznos2
Dunkin Donuts1RadioShack2
Econo Lodge1Red Lobster1
FedEx20Rite Aid3
Finish Line1Ruby Tuesday2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Rue211
Foot Locker1Ryan's Grill2
GNC3SAS Shoes1
GameStop3SONIC Drive-In4
Goodwill2Sears2
H&R Block3Sleep Inn2
Hardee's1Sprint Nextel1
Hobby Lobby1Staples1
Home Depot1Starbucks2
Howard Johnson1Subway13
IHOP1Super 81
JCPenney1T-Mobile5
Jimmy John's1T.J.Maxx1
Jones New York1Taco Bell2
Just Tires1Target1
KFC4The Room Place1
Kincaid1Tire Kingdom2
Kmart1Toys"R"Us1
Knights Inn1True Value1
Kroger2U-Haul6
La-Z-Boy1UPS25
Lane Furniture1Verizon Wireless3
LensCrafters1Waffle House8
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens4
Lowe's2Walmart3
Marriott1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets1YMCA3
Maurices1
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