Aiken, SC 29803 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29803: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Aiken, SC 29803

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 889
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,756
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 687
  • County: Aiken County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.504, Longitude -81.725
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Aiken, SC 29803 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 38,783
Daytime Population: Workers 15,269
Daytime Population: Residents 21,538
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,807
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 38,671
Population in Familes 31,975
Population in Group Qrtrs 112
Population Density2 301
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $66,322
Average Household Income $90,336
Per Capita Income $38,698


Total Housing Units 18,107 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,941 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,640 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,526 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $216,208
Average Home Value $270,226


Total Households 16,581
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 11,449
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 0.9% 0.89%
Households 0.9% 0.88%
Families 0.72% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Aiken, SC 29803 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29803 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 # 27 93rd
Population Density # 116 71st
Diversity Index # 282 29th
Median Household Income # 28 93rd
Per Capita Income # 22 95th

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