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Aiken County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2021: 170,776 (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: 159 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Aiken County: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.2%), Manufacturing (14.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.3%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Aiken County, SC (2021)
    • 109,10963.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 39,85323.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10,7376.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8,4034.9%Two or more races
    • 1,8501.1%Asian alone
    • 7110.4%Some other race alone
    • 1130.07%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

41.3 years
South Carolina median age:

40.2 years
Males: 83,147  (48.7%)
Females: 87,629  (51.3%)
Average household size:
Aiken County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $55,138 ($37,889 in 1999)
This county:

$55,138
South Carolina:

$59,318

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $716 (lower quartile is $530, upper quartile is $903)
This county:

$716
State:

$802


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $175,400 (it was $76,800 in 2000)
Aiken:

$175,400
South Carolina:

$213,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,000 - $285,200

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $248,406
Here:

$248,406
State:

$305,381

Townhouses or other attached units: $177,155
Here:

$177,155
State:

$247,985

In 2-unit structures: $197,112
Here:

$197,112
State:

$307,068

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $119,512
Here:

$119,512
State:

$198,724

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $118,544
Here:

$118,544
State:

$242,911

Mobile homes: $80,909
Here:

$80,909
State:

$88,052

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $2,560
Here:

$2,560
State:

$92,844

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,119
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $364

Institutionalized population: 1,299

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 7
  • Rapes: 27
  • Robberies: 25
  • Assaults: 171
  • Burglaries: 386
  • Thefts: 850
  • Auto thefts: 308

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 14
  • Rapes: 50
  • Robberies: 37
  • Assaults: 390
  • Burglaries: 611
  • Thefts: 1484
  • Auto thefts: 384
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Health of residents in Aiken County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2021:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is worse than average.
69.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
43.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
45.6% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
65.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 200 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 168 pounds. This is more than average.

Health of residents in Aiken County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
72.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
48.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
68.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
68.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.
50.0% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 1644 buildings, average cost: $251,000
  • 2020: 1139 buildings, average cost: $231,900
  • 2019: 878 buildings, average cost: $230,900
  • 2018: 879 buildings, average cost: $214,600
  • 2017: 810 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 2016: 815 buildings, average cost: $210,600
  • 2015: 683 buildings, average cost: $216,900
  • 2014: 623 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 2013: 579 buildings, average cost: $223,000
  • 2012: 572 buildings, average cost: $218,000
  • 2011: 611 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2010: 645 buildings, average cost: $221,300
  • 2009: 554 buildings, average cost: $194,800
  • 2008: 612 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2007: 1008 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2006: 1142 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2005: 1157 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2004: 964 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2003: 976 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2002: 848 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2001: 831 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2000: 678 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 1999: 719 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 1998: 622 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 1997: 522 buildings, average cost: $98,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Aiken, SC residents
Average permit cost in Aiken, SC
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $846 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $573 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Aiken, SC in 2021
Distribution of house value in Aiken, SC in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Aiken, SC in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 15.8%
Aiken County:

15.8%
South Carolina:

14.6%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.9% for Black residents, 14.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.8% for other race residents, 12.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 41.3 years old
(Males: 39.4 years old, Females: 43.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.8 years old, Black residents: 36.5 years old, American Indian residents: 52.9 years old, Asian residents: 40.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.7 years old, Other race residents: 35.7 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

2019 air pollution in Aiken County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.036 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Hempstead County, Arkansas , Richland County , Ventura County, California , Fayette County, Georgia , Warren County, Georgia , Wilkes County, Georgia .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

3.4%
South Carolina:

3.4%

Unemployment by year in Aiken, SC
County total employment by year in Aiken, SC
County average yearly wages by year in Aiken, SC

Current college students: 6,691
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 7,268 (47.0% naturalized citizens)

Aiken County:

4.3%
Whole state:

5.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,1912010 or later
  • 1,3242000 to 2009
  • 1,5151990 to 1999
  • 5391980 to 1989
  • 4931970 to 1979
  • 748Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 53,486
  • One, attached: 2,395
  • Two: 1,741
  • 3 or 4: 2,218
  • 5 to 9: 3,061
  • 10 to 19: 329
  • 20 to 49: 514
  • 50 or more: 652
  • Mobile homes: 13,779
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 159

Housing units in Aiken County with a mortgage: 26,585 (2,413 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 1,642 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 483

Here:

5.1% with mortgage
State:

97.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Aiken County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant66,138191
Mainline Protestant12,30334
Catholic8,4004
Black Protestant7,11622
Other1,94913
Orthodox1043
None64,089-
Aiken County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 27
Aiken County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 75
Aiken County:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 72
This county:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Aiken County:

10.7%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Aiken County:

31.2%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

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

Earthquake activity:

Aiken County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 19% 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 Aiken County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 100.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 205.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 29.1 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 Aiken County center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 368.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Carolina Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 12, 2020 - April 13, 2020, FEMA Id: 4542, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • South Carolina Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4492, Natural disaster type: Other
  • South Carolina Hurricane Irma, Incident Period: September 6, 2017 - September 13, 2017, FEMA Id: 4346, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 30, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3378: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3378, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Emergency Declared EM-3373: October 03, 2015, FEMA Id: 3373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4241: October 05, 2015, FEMA Id: 4241, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 19, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3369: February 12, 2014, FEMA Id: 3369, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 15, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4166: March 12, 2014, FEMA Id: 4166, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3233: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3233, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Severe Ice Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2004 to January 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1509: February 13, 2004, FEMA Id: 1509, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Aiken County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Aiken

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 53,136 (78.6%)
  • Carpooled: 5,595 (8.3%)
  • Bus: 132 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 367 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 57 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 492 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 7,665 (11.3%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (31%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • Colombia (5%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Cuba (4%)
  • Vietnam (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Aiken County


  • American (27%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (5%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 823 people in college/university student housing
  • 721 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 296 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 235 people in state prisons
  • 92 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 82 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 75 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 47 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

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

  • 791 people in nursing homes
  • 321 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 286 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 227 people in state prisons
  • 204 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 120 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 63 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 24 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $69,119.

7.51% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($64,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
South Carolina average:

8.89%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($243 average AGI)
Aiken County:

0.03%
South Carolina average:

0.04%

2.16% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($15,075 average AGI)
5.33% relocated from other states ($48,749 average AGI)
Aiken County:

5.33%
South Carolina average:

4.96%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Richmond County, GA  0.98% ($43,338 average AGI)
from Columbia County, GA  0.53% ($64,550)
from Edgefield County, SC  0.41% ($53,007)
from Lexington County, SC  0.37% ($49,594)
from Richland County, SC  0.24% ($44,667)
from Barnwell County, SC  0.19% ($45,000)
from Charleston County, SC  0.10% ($65,866)


6.19% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($57,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
South Carolina average:

7.46%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.31% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($20,753 average AGI)
3.88% relocated to other states ($36,552 average AGI)
Aiken County:

3.88%
South Carolina average:

3.47%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Richmond County, GA  0.75% ($39,714 average AGI)
to Edgefield County, SC  0.59% ($67,825)
to Lexington County, SC  0.39% ($50,300)
to Columbia County, GA  0.38% ($66,539)
to Richland County, SC  0.23% ($41,671)
to Barnwell County, SC  0.15% ($47,092)
to Greenville County, SC  0.14% ($60,811)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Aiken County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Aiken County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Aiken County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Aiken County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Aiken County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Aiken County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Aiken County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Aiken County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 26,045 (21,197 aged, 4,848 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,047 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Aiken County, South Carolina in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,968)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,660)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,445)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (1,301)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,239)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,123)
  • Congestive heart failure (852)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (829)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (604)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (592)

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: 7,811
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 181
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30,220

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,314
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 997
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67

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: 170,776
  • Male householders: 31,910 (7,075 living alone), Female householders: 35,314 (10,791 living alone)
  • 32,462 spouses (32,371 opposite-sex spouses), 3,707 unmarried partners, (3,660 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 48,595 children (45,233 natural, 1,271 adopted, 2,091 stepchildren), 4,788 grandchildren, 1,096 brothers or sisters, 2,085 parents, 513 foster children, 2,392 other relatives, 5,481 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,433

Size of family households: 24,826 2-persons, 8,154 3-persons, 7,387 4-persons, 3,213 5-persons, 1,163 6-persons, 903 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 17,866 1-person, 3,279 2-persons, 34 3-persons, 399 4-persons.

18,935 married couples with children.
12,433 single-parent households (2,566 men, 9,867 women).

93.9% of residents of Aiken speak English at home.
4.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 20% 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 ($16,999 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:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built in Aiken County, South Carolina
  • Year house built in Aiken County, South Carolina
  • 2402020 or later
  • 10,4862010 to 2019
  • 12,4022000 to 2009
  • 13,6281990 to 1999
  • 11,3191980 to 1989
  • 9,4611970 to 1979
  • 7,1821960 to 1969
  • 7,5901950 to 1959
  • 1,5881940 to 1949
  • 4,4381939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Aiken County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Aiken County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Aiken County, South Carolina
  • 01 room
  • 2082 rooms
  • 1,2353 rooms
  • 3,1744 rooms
  • 9,9715 rooms
  • 11,6416 rooms
  • 9,5997 rooms
  • 6,8288 rooms
  • 9,1009+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Aiken County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Aiken County, South Carolina
  • 1311 room
  • 6422 rooms
  • 2,0673 rooms
  • 3,3864 rooms
  • 4,7265 rooms
  • 2,1476 rooms
  • 7897 rooms
  • 7968 rooms
  • 7849+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Aiken County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Aiken County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Aiken County, South Carolina
  • 56no bedroom
  • 5881 bedroom
  • 8,4992 bedrooms
  • 29,5803 bedrooms
  • 11,1944 bedrooms
  • 1,8395+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Aiken County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Aiken County, South Carolina
  • 131no bedroom
  • 2,4441 bedroom
  • 6,4542 bedrooms
  • 5,3623 bedrooms
  • 1,0244 bedrooms
  • 535+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Aiken County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Aiken County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Aiken County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,813no vehicle
  • 12,7501 vehicle
  • 21,0692 vehicles
  • 10,9963 vehicles
  • 3,5494 vehicles
  • 1,5795+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Aiken County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Aiken County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,002no vehicle
  • 9,1391 vehicle
  • 3,9302 vehicles
  • 3643 vehicles
  • 9464 vehicles
  • 875+ vehicles

88.6% of Aiken County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 29% lived in South Carolina.

Aiken County:

88.6%
State average:

86.4%

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

  • This state: 61,363
  • Other state: 99,702
  • Northeast: 14,178
  • Midwest: 12,453
  • South: 69,243
  • West: 3,828
Year householders moved into unit in Aiken County, SC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Aiken County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 57.1%Electricity
  • 36.9%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 78.2%Electricity
  • 18.3%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,781
Here:

10.5%
South Carolina:

12.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 884
Here:

8.6%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,286
Here:

17.9%
South Carolina:

20.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Aiken County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,204,000
    Sewerage: $7,122,000
    Other: $6,367,000
    Other: $6,217,000
    Regular Highways: $4,348,000
    Regular Highways: $3,385,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,074,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,746,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $6,381,000
    Regular Highways: $4,834,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,461,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,817,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,652,000
    Regular Highways: $1,346,000
    General Public Buildings: $815,000
    Parks and Recreation: $546,000
    Health - Other: $177,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $75,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $32,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $16,379,000
    Police Protection: $14,476,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,860,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,644,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,473,000
    Health - Other: $7,929,000
    Regular Highways: $6,891,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,815,000
    Sewerage: $6,713,000
    Financial Administration: $6,577,000
    General - Other: $6,567,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,359,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,215,000
    Regular Highways: $5,780,000
    Health - Other: $5,761,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,760,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,696,000
    Sewerage: $4,817,000
    Financial Administration: $4,561,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,908,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,732,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,562,000
    Libraries: $2,751,000
    Libraries: $2,561,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,346,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,096,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $983,000
    General - Other: $704,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $543,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $458,000
    Local Fire Protection: $297,000
    Housing and Community Development: $65,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,677,000
    Public Welfare: $1,068,000
    Natural Resources: $291,000
    Natural Resources: $212,000
    Other: $63,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,004,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $19,706,000
    Other - General - Other: $15,235,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $1,628,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $54,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,510,000
    Other: $1,246,000
    Highways: $23,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $88,349,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,643,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $48,446,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $47,833,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $47,221,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $46,609,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,138,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,299,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,625,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,920,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,839,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $612,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $612,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $13,600,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,239,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,691,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,555,000
    Rents: $2,484,000
    Rents: $2,145,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,617,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,427,000
    Sale of Property: $231,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $53,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,524,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,025,000
    Sewerage: $754,000
    Correctional Institutions: $433,000
    Police Protection: $396,000
    General - Other: $255,000
    General - Other: $244,000
    Health - Other: $180,000
    Police Protection: $177,000
    General Public Building: $137,000
    Correctional Institutions: $125,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $110,000
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $24,000
    Health - Other: $15,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
    General Public Building: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $334,390,000
    Cash and Securities: $188,352,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,931,000
    Cash and Securities: $47,833,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,004,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,811,000
    Other: $4,969,000
    Public Welfare: $1,125,000
    General Local Government Support: $999,000
    Public Welfare: $771,000
    Housing and Community Development: $763,000
    Highways: $738,000
    Highways: $441,000
    Water Utilities: $330,000
    Health and Hospitals: $129,000
    Health and Hospitals: $127,000
  • Tax - Property: $57,462,000
    Property: $51,324,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,734,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,528,000
    Other License: $1,164,000
    Other: $344,000
    Other Selective Sales: $295,000
    Other: $125,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $61,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $40,036,000
    : $39,491,000

Aiken County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,204,000
    Sewerage: $7,122,000
    Other: $6,367,000
    Other: $6,217,000
    Regular Highways: $4,348,000
    Regular Highways: $3,385,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,074,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,746,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $6,381,000
    Regular Highways: $4,834,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,461,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,817,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,652,000
    Regular Highways: $1,346,000
    General Public Buildings: $815,000
    Parks and Recreation: $546,000
    Health - Other: $177,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $75,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $32,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $16,379,000
    Police Protection: $14,476,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,860,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,644,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,473,000
    Health - Other: $7,929,000
    Regular Highways: $6,891,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,815,000
    Sewerage: $6,713,000
    Financial Administration: $6,577,000
    General - Other: $6,567,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,359,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,215,000
    Regular Highways: $5,780,000
    Health - Other: $5,761,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,760,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,696,000
    Sewerage: $4,817,000
    Financial Administration: $4,561,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,908,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,732,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,562,000
    Libraries: $2,751,000
    Libraries: $2,561,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,346,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,096,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $983,000
    General - Other: $704,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $543,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $458,000
    Local Fire Protection: $297,000
    Housing and Community Development: $65,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,677,000
    Public Welfare: $1,068,000
    Natural Resources: $291,000
    Natural Resources: $212,000
    Other: $63,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,004,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $19,706,000
    Other - General - Other: $15,235,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $1,628,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $54,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,510,000
    Other: $1,246,000
    Highways: $23,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $88,349,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,643,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $48,446,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $47,833,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $47,221,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $46,609,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,138,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,299,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,625,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,920,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,839,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $612,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $612,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $13,600,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,239,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,691,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,555,000
    Rents: $2,484,000
    Rents: $2,145,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,617,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,427,000
    Sale of Property: $231,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $53,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,524,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,025,000
    Sewerage: $754,000
    Correctional Institutions: $433,000
    Police Protection: $396,000
    General - Other: $255,000
    General - Other: $244,000
    Health - Other: $180,000
    Police Protection: $177,000
    General Public Building: $137,000
    Correctional Institutions: $125,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $110,000
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $24,000
    Health - Other: $15,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
    General Public Building: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $334,390,000
    Cash and Securities: $188,352,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,931,000
    Cash and Securities: $47,833,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,004,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,811,000
    Other: $4,969,000
    Public Welfare: $1,125,000
    General Local Government Support: $999,000
    Public Welfare: $771,000
    Housing and Community Development: $763,000
    Highways: $738,000
    Highways: $441,000
    Water Utilities: $330,000
    Health and Hospitals: $129,000
    Health and Hospitals: $127,000
  • Tax - Property: $57,462,000
    Property: $51,324,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,734,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,528,000
    Other License: $1,164,000
    Other: $344,000
    Other Selective Sales: $295,000
    Other: $125,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $61,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $40,036,000
    : $39,491,000

Aiken County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,204,000
    Sewerage: $7,122,000
    Other: $6,367,000
    Other: $6,217,000
    Regular Highways: $4,348,000
    Regular Highways: $3,385,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,074,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,746,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $6,381,000
    Regular Highways: $4,834,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,461,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,817,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,652,000
    Regular Highways: $1,346,000
    General Public Buildings: $815,000
    Parks and Recreation: $546,000
    Health - Other: $177,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $75,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $32,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $16,379,000
    Police Protection: $14,476,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,860,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,644,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,473,000
    Health - Other: $7,929,000
    Regular Highways: $6,891,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,815,000
    Sewerage: $6,713,000
    Financial Administration: $6,577,000
    General - Other: $6,567,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,359,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,215,000
    Regular Highways: $5,780,000
    Health - Other: $5,761,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,760,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,696,000
    Sewerage: $4,817,000
    Financial Administration: $4,561,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,908,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,732,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,562,000
    Libraries: $2,751,000
    Libraries: $2,561,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,346,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,096,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $983,000
    General - Other: $704,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $543,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $458,000
    Local Fire Protection: $297,000
    Housing and Community Development: $65,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,677,000
    Public Welfare: $1,068,000
    Natural Resources: $291,000
    Natural Resources: $212,000
    Other: $63,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,004,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $19,706,000
    Other - General - Other: $15,235,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $1,628,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $54,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,510,000
    Other: $1,246,000
    Highways: $23,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $88,349,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,643,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $48,446,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $47,833,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $47,221,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $46,609,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,138,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,299,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,625,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,920,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,839,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $612,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $612,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $13,600,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,239,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,691,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,555,000
    Rents: $2,484,000
    Rents: $2,145,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,617,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,427,000
    Sale of Property: $231,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $53,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,524,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,025,000
    Sewerage: $754,000
    Correctional Institutions: $433,000
    Police Protection: $396,000
    General - Other: $255,000
    General - Other: $244,000
    Health - Other: $180,000
    Police Protection: $177,000
    General Public Building: $137,000
    Correctional Institutions: $125,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $110,000
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $24,000
    Health - Other: $15,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
    General Public Building: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $334,390,000
    Cash and Securities: $188,352,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,931,000
    Cash and Securities: $47,833,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,004,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,811,000
    Other: $4,969,000
    Public Welfare: $1,125,000
    General Local Government Support: $999,000
    Public Welfare: $771,000
    Housing and Community Development: $763,000
    Highways: $738,000
    Highways: $441,000
    Water Utilities: $330,000
    Health and Hospitals: $129,000
    Health and Hospitals: $127,000
  • Tax - Property: $57,462,000
    Property: $51,324,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,734,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,528,000
    Other License: $1,164,000
    Other: $344,000
    Other Selective Sales: $295,000
    Other: $125,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $61,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $40,036,000
    : $39,491,000

Aiken County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,204,000
    Sewerage: $7,122,000
    Other: $6,367,000
    Other: $6,217,000
    Regular Highways: $4,348,000
    Regular Highways: $3,385,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,074,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,746,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $6,381,000
    Regular Highways: $4,834,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,461,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,817,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,652,000
    Regular Highways: $1,346,000
    General Public Buildings: $815,000
    Parks and Recreation: $546,000
    Health - Other: $177,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $75,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $32,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $16,379,000
    Police Protection: $14,476,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,860,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,644,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,473,000
    Health - Other: $7,929,000
    Regular Highways: $6,891,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,815,000
    Sewerage: $6,713,000
    Financial Administration: $6,577,000
    General - Other: $6,567,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,359,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,215,000
    Regular Highways: $5,780,000
    Health - Other: $5,761,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,760,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,696,000
    Sewerage: $4,817,000
    Financial Administration: $4,561,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,908,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,732,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,562,000
    Libraries: $2,751,000
    Libraries: $2,561,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,346,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,096,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $983,000
    General - Other: $704,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $543,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $458,000
    Local Fire Protection: $297,000
    Housing and Community Development: $65,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,677,000
    Public Welfare: $1,068,000
    Natural Resources: $291,000
    Natural Resources: $212,000
    Other: $63,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,004,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $19,706,000
    Other - General - Other: $15,235,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $1,628,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $54,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,510,000
    Other: $1,246,000
    Highways: $23,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $88,349,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,643,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $48,446,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $47,833,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $47,221,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $46,609,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,138,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,299,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,625,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,920,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,839,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $612,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $612,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $13,600,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,239,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,691,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,555,000
    Rents: $2,484,000
    Rents: $2,145,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,617,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,427,000
    Sale of Property: $231,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $53,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,524,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,025,000
    Sewerage: $754,000
    Correctional Institutions: $433,000
    Police Protection: $396,000
    General - Other: $255,000
    General - Other: $244,000
    Health - Other: $180,000
    Police Protection: $177,000
    General Public Building: $137,000
    Correctional Institutions: $125,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $110,000
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $24,000
    Health - Other: $15,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
    General Public Building: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $334,390,000
    Cash and Securities: $188,352,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,931,000
    Cash and Securities: $47,833,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,004,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,811,000
    Other: $4,969,000
    Public Welfare: $1,125,000
    General Local Government Support: $999,000
    Public Welfare: $771,000
    Housing and Community Development: $763,000
    Highways: $738,000
    Highways: $441,000
    Water Utilities: $330,000
    Health and Hospitals: $129,000
    Health and Hospitals: $127,000
  • Tax - Property: $57,462,000
    Property: $51,324,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,734,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,528,000
    Other License: $1,164,000
    Other: $344,000
    Other Selective Sales: $295,000
    Other: $125,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $61,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $40,036,000
    : $39,491,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,701
  • Number of aged recipients: 335
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,366
  • Number of recipients under 18: 710
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,278
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 713
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,272
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,734
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
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
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Aiken, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Aiken, SC - 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
ALDI1Lowe's2
AT&T3Marriott1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts6Maurices1
Aeropostale1McDonald's7
Applebee's1New Balance2
Arby's1Nike7
AutoZone2Nissan1
Baskin-Robbins1Office Depot1
Bath & Body Works1Old Navy1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Outback1
Blockbuster1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King4Papa John's Pizza3
CVS5Payless2
Chevrolet1Penske1
Chick-Fil-A2PetSmart1
Circle K5Pizza 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
Ford1SAS Shoes1
GNC3SONIC Drive-In4
GameStop3Sears2
Goodwill2Sleep Inn2
H&R Block3Sprint Nextel1
Hardee's1Staples1
Hilton1Starbucks2
Hobby Lobby1Subway13
Home Depot1Super 81
Honda1T-Mobile5
Howard Johnson1T.J.Maxx1
IHOP1Taco Bell2
JCPenney1Target1
Jimmy John's1The Room Place1
Jones New York1Tire Kingdom2
Just Tires1Toys"R"Us1
KFC4True Value1
Kincaid1U-Haul6
Kmart1UPS25
Knights Inn1Verizon Wireless3
Kroger2Waffle House8
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens4
Lane Furniture1Walmart3
LensCrafters1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA3

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