Aiken County SC Information


Aiken County Subdivisions

Aiken County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 171,767
Population in Households 169,499
Population in Familes 139,509
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,268
Population Density1 160
Diversity Index2 52


Median Household Income $51,465
Average Household Income $70,237
Per Capita Income $28,465


Total Housing Units 77,646 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50,318 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,447 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,881 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $149,892
Average Home Value $197,184


Total Households 68,765
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 46,259
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.86% 0.88%
Households 0.83% 0.86%
Families 0.63% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.63%


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, 2018 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 # 30 37th
Median Household Income # 10 80th
Per Capita Income # 7 87th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.