Aiken County, South Carolina Population 2022

Aiken County, South Carolina's estimated population is 175,141 with a growth rate of 0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Aiken County, South Carolina is the 12th largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 160,552 and has seen a growth of 9.09% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
188028,1120.00%
189031,8223,71013.20%
190039,0327,21022.66%
191041,8492,8177.22%
192045,5743,7258.90%
193047,4031,8294.01%
194049,9162,5135.30%
195053,1373,2216.45%
196081,03827,90152.51%
197091,0239,98512.32%
1980105,62514,60216.04%
1990120,94015,31514.50%
2010160,55239,61232.75%
2011161,5941,0420.65%
2012162,9221,3280.82%
2013163,7027800.48%
2014164,2155130.31%
2015165,6881,4730.90%
2016167,1721,4840.90%
2017168,3251,1530.69%
2018169,4491,1240.67%
2019170,8721,4230.84%
2020172,2951,4230.83%
2021173,7181,4230.83%
2022175,1411,4230.82%
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Aiken County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White118,92769.98%
Black or African American42,01824.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native4200.25%
Asian1,5710.92%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.02%
Some Other Race1,1730.69%
Two or More Races5,8123.42%
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Aiken County, South Carolina Population by Race

Aiken County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Aiken County, South Carolina Median Age

41.1


Total

40


Male

42.7


Female

Aiken County, South Carolina Adults

There are 133,131 adults, (32,791 of whom are seniors) in Aiken County, South Carolina.

Aiken County, South Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Aiken County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

88,203

51.90%

Male

81,744

48.10%

Aiken County, South Carolina Population by Age

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

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Aiken County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All73.7%26.3%
Male68.3%31.7%
Non Family64%36%
Female51.4%48.6%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aiken County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All68,2662.4573.7
Married33,1203.0587.1
Male3,0053.0768.3
Female9,1663.2451.4
Non Family22,9751.1964

3.02

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Aiken County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,4013.68%
9th to 12th Grade8,5637.15%
High School Graduate38,22231.93%
Some College24,99920.89%
Associates Degree10,2568.57%
Bachelors Degree20,94117.50%
Graduate Degree12,30710.28%
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Aiken County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aiken County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander262619
Asian1,3781,300870
White83,71176,88526,656
2+ Races2,5032,127570
Other Race540397116
Hispanic5,3303,933888
Black27,54523,1344,450
Native American30325424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 73.08%.

Aiken County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,574$48,824$30,163
Less Than 9th Grade$22,184$24,940$18,923
High School Graduate$30,806$39,831$23,621
Some College$35,963$50,671$27,090
Bachelors Degree$51,586$70,358$40,830
Graduate Degree$59,754$82,943$53,031

$37,574

Average Earnings

$48,824

Average Male

$30,163

Average Female

Aiken County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aiken County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Aiken County, South Carolina Language

93.87% of Aiken County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.86% of the population.

Aiken County, South Carolina Language

Aiken County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black40,8129,83624.10%
Hispanic9,8311,76917.99%
White110,35611,04110.00%
Asian1,5651127.16%
Native420255.95%
Other170NaN%
Multiple5,7503686.40%

13.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.66%

Male Poverty Rate

14.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aiken County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aiken County, South Carolina is Black, with 24.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aiken County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 6.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.81%.

Aiken County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.28%
High School15.84%
Some College8.93%
Bachelors or Greater2.43%

Aiken County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.27%
Male Unemployed22.25%
Female Employed9.08%
Female Unemployed31.12%

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

Aiken County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,385$70,512
Families$66,406$83,170
Married Families$79,159$97,068
Non Families$30,623$43,134
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Income by Household Type

Aiken County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Aiken County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Aiken County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Aiken County, South Carolina Marital Status

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13,218

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,777
First Gulf War3,018
Vietnam5,296
Korea766
World War II308

Aiken County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,061
35 to 542,846
55 to 642,662
65 to 743,744
75+2,905

Aiken County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,29510.81%
Black2,6898.57%
Native American6216.62%
Asian10.07%
Islander726.92%
Other Race335.69%
2+ Races1313.78%
Hispanic3986.31%

Aiken County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Aiken County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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8.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aiken County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Aiken County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Aiken County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Aiken County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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40.81%

Born in Aiken County, South Carolina

96.01%

Native Born

3.99%

Foreign Born

2.30%

Non Citizen

1.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.01% of Aiken County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 40.81% having been born in South Carolina. 2.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Aiken County, South Carolina Place of Birth

  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

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