Aiken County, South Carolina Population 2019

Aiken County, South Carolina's estimated population is 168,256 with a growth rate of 0.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Aiken County, South Carolina is the 11th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018169,4011,1450.68%
2017168,2561,1530.69%
2016167,1031,4460.87%
2015165,6571,4440.88%
2014164,2135190.32%
2013163,6947840.48%
2012162,9101,3440.83%
2011161,5661,0350.64%
2010160,53139,59132.74%
1990120,94015,31514.50%
1980105,62514,60216.04%
197091,0239,98512.32%
196081,03827,90152.51%
195053,1373,2216.45%
194049,9162,5135.30%
193047,4031,8294.01%
192045,5743,7258.90%
191041,8492,8177.22%
190039,0327,21022.66%
189031,8223,71013.20%
188028,1120.00%

Aiken County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White116,948
Black or African American40,951
Two or More Races3,802
Some Other Race1,810
Asian1,709
American Indian and Alaska Native411
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander76

Aiken County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Aiken County, South Carolina Median Age

41


Total

39.9


Male

42.5


Female

Aiken County, South Carolina Adults

There are 129,068 adults, (29,500 of whom are seniors) in Aiken County, South Carolina.

Aiken County, South Carolina Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Aiken County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

85,447

51.57%

Male

80,260

48.43%

Aiken County, South Carolina Households and Families

Aiken County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Aiken County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All72.3%27.7%
Non Family64%36%
Male57.7%42.3%
Female53.3%46.7%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All65,7032.4872.3
Married32,2713.0284.6
Non Family20,9631.1864
Female9,5773.2953.3
Male2,8923.1557.7

3.03

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Aiken County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,5564.82%
9th to 12th Grade10,3949.02%
High School Graduate36,45731.65%
Some College23,85820.72%
Associates Degree9,1347.93%
Bachelors Degree18,83116.35%
Graduate Degree10,9409.50%

Aiken County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White81,60272,88224,328
Black26,11620,6563,864
Hispanic4,8003,150481
Multiple Races1,3771,301445
Asian1,2181,083637
Other Race99464759
Native American30327942
Islander766722

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.30%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,939$42,266$27,791
Less Than High School$20,477$23,702$13,534
High School Grad$26,843$32,440$21,327
Some College$33,939$46,386$25,643
Bachelors Degree$49,325$64,277$41,109
Graduate Degree$57,155$80,618$50,749

$33,939

Average Earnings

$42,266

Average Male

$27,791

Average Female

Aiken County, South Carolina Language

Aiken County, South Carolina Language by Age

Aiken County, South Carolina Language

93.77% of Aiken County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.63% of the population.

Aiken County, South Carolina Poverty

Aiken County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White108,90612,61611.58%
Black39,84111,01527.65%
Hispanic9,0482,50227.65%
Multiple3,7481,10229.40%
Other1,81068437.79%
Asian1,70922613.22%
Native4115112.41%
Islander7622.63%

16.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.24%

Male Poverty Rate

18.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aiken County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aiken County, South Carolina is Other, with 37.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aiken County, South Carolina is Islander, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.65%
High School15.99%
Some College9.34%
Bachelors or Greater2.62%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.78%
Male Unemployed36.36%
Female Employed10.41%
Male Employed5.70%

Aiken County, South Carolina Income

Aiken County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,713$63,905
Families$59,356$74,251
Married Families$72,332$87,702
Non Families$28,744$39,808

Aiken County, South Carolina Marital Status

Aiken County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Aiken County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Aiken County, South Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Aiken County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Aiken County, South Carolina Veterans

13,307

Number of Veterans

12,177

Male Veterans

1,130

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,297
First Gulf War2,809
Second Gulf War1,856
Korea1,182
World War II475

Aiken County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,77911.52%
Black2,2067.24%
Hispanic3556.15%
2 or More1729.21%
Indian7219.57%
Other625.17%
Hawaiian810.53%
Asian80.66%

Aiken County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aiken County, South Carolina Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Aiken County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Aiken295663093713714.64%
North Augusta 213292293216037.52%
Burnettown267928001214.52%
New Ellenton20562146904.38%
Jackson17001781814.76%
Wagener797829324.02%
Salley403421184.47%
Perry23323962.58%
Monetta 23123431.30%
Windsor12112210.83%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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