Aiken, SC 29801 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Aiken, SC 29801

Acceptable Alternative
Vaucluse, SC 29801

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,022
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,988
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 372
  • County: Aiken County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.565, Longitude -81.71
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Aiken, SC 29801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,274
Daytime Population: Workers 26,455
Daytime Population: Residents 15,660
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,115
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.49
Population in Households 26,408
Population in Familes 20,650
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,866
Population Density2 319
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $39,003
Average Household Income $58,018
Per Capita Income $24,712


Total Housing Units 13,020 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,752 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,448 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,820 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $131,120
Average Home Value $183,120


Total Households 11,200
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 6,868
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.47% 0.46%
Households 0.51% 0.5%
Families 0.28% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Aiken, SC 29801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29801 to the other 395 ZIP Codes in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 60 85th
Population Density # 113 72nd
Diversity Index # 60 85th
Median Household Income # 224 44th
Per Capita Income # 117 71st

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