Aiken County, South Carolina Population 2018

Aiken County, South Carolina's estimated population is 168,179 with a growth rate of 1.84% 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
2017168,1793,0331.84%
2016165,146-1,776-1.06%
2016166,9221,3720.83%
2015165,5501,3740.84%
2014164,1764680.29%
2013163,7087700.47%
2012162,9381,3470.83%
2011161,5911,0640.66%
2010160,52739,58732.73%
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
White115,969
Black or African American40,545
Two or More Races3,916
Some Other Race2,808
Asian1,421
American Indian and Alaska Native407
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Aiken County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Aiken County, South Carolina Median Age

40.8


Total

39.6


Male

42.2


Female

Aiken County, South Carolina Adults

There are 128,649 adults, (28,735 of which are seniors) in Aiken County, South Carolina.

Aiken County, South Carolina Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Aiken County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

85,319

51.66%

Male

79,827

48.34%

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
Married85.4%14.6%
All73.1%26.9%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Male61.9%38.1%
Female54.9%45.1%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aiken County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All64,4552.5273.1
Married31,6373.0485.4
Non Family20,7541.1763.9
Female9,1513.5754.9
Male2,9133.1461.9

3.1

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Aiken County, South Carolina Households

Aiken County, South Carolina Education

Aiken County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,6564.95%
9th to 12th Grade10,9419.57%
High School Graduate35,40730.97%
Some College24,24221.21%
Associates Degree9,1297.99%
Bachelors Degree18,07615.81%
Graduate Degree10,8609.50%

Aiken County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White81,36171,92723,750
Black25,87720,5433,821
Hispanic4,6892,956404
Other Race1,44382293
Multiple Races1,2711,159410
Asian1,000928524
Native American23422542
Islander807022

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 52.40%.

Aiken County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,729$40,984$27,025
Less Than High School$18,864$22,257$12,459
High School Grad$26,084$31,557$20,601
Some College$32,196$43,026$25,342
Bachelors Degree$49,978$64,816$41,587
Graduate Degree$58,087$80,000$50,848

$32,729

Average Earnings

$40,984

Average Male

$27,025

Average Female

Aiken County, South Carolina Language

Aiken County, South Carolina Language by Age

Aiken County, South Carolina Language

93.72% of Aiken County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.28% speak other languages. The largest non-English language 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
White108,98713,16712.08%
Black39,49210,73127.17%
Hispanic8,8463,18035.95%
Other2,8001,56956.04%
Multiple3,8631,11728.92%
Asian1,40823216.48%
Native40715337.59%
Islander8011.25%

17.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.61%

Male Poverty Rate

19.06%

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 56.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aiken County, South Carolina is Islander, with 1.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.48%.

Aiken County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.81%
High School15.34%
Some College10.31%
Bachelors or Greater2.52%

Aiken County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.09%
Male Unemployed37.66%
Female Employed10.72%
Male Employed5.87%

Aiken County, South Carolina Income

Aiken County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,454$62,662
Families$58,120$72,977
Married Families$71,651$86,319
Non Families$27,065$39,099

Aiken County, South Carolina Marital Status

Aiken County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Aiken County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Aiken County, South Carolina Veterans

Aiken County, South Carolina Veterans by War

13,767

Number of Veterans

12,463

Male Veterans

1,304

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,386
First Gulf War2,815
Second Gulf War1,714
Korea1,380
World War II518

Aiken County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,483
65 to 743,446
75+3,092
55 to 643,035
18 to 34711

Aiken County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,76311.56%
Black2,6958.95%
Hispanic2484.33%
2 or More1829.48%
Other653.87%
Indian4816.55%
Hawaiian78.75%
Asian70.65%

Aiken County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

6.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aiken County, South Carolina Employment Status

Aiken County, South Carolina Employment by Age

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Aiken County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Aiken County, South Carolina Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990