Aiken County SC Information


Aiken County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 170,230
Daytime Population: Workers 71,055
Daytime Population: Residents 94,752
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 165,807
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 167,787
Population in Familes 137,595
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,443
Population Density2 159
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $50,145
Average Household Income $67,262
Per Capita Income $27,321


Total Housing Units 76,881 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49,425 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,767 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,689 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $142,304
Average Home Value $188,776


Total Households 68,192
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 46,031
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 0.85% 0.81%
Households 0.82% 0.8%
Families 0.65% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.65%


Aiken County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aiken County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents 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 # 11 78th
Population Density # 16 67th
Diversity Index # 28 41st
Median Household Income # 10 80th
Per Capita Income # 7 87th

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